Annual Report of the American Historical Association

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Page 374 - That it be recommended to the respective assemblies and conventions of the United Colonies, where no government sufficient to the exigencies of their affairs has been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall in the opinion of the representatives of the people, best conduce to the happiness and safety of their constituents in particular, and America in general.
Page 376 - That government is, or ought to be, instituted for the common benefit, protection, and security of the people, nation, or community...
Page 300 - It is the essential criterion of appellate jurisdiction that it revises and corrects the proceedings in a cause already instituted, and does not create that cause.
Page 533 - On their part, they have retired into the judiciary as a stronghold. There the remains of federalism are to be preserved and fed from the treasury, and from that battery all the works of republicanism are to be beaten down and erased.
Page 418 - That there shall be no future confiscations made, nor any prosecutions commenced against any person or persons, for or by reason of the part which he or they may have taken in the present War ; and that no person shall on that account suffer any future loss or damage either in his person, liberty, or property...
Page 325 - The jurisdiction of the courts extended, subject to appeal to the higher court, to " all civil actions arising or happening within such county triable at common law, of whatever nature, kind, or quality soever." The higher court in the colony now became known as " the superior court of judicature, court of assize, and general gaol delivery...
Page 419 - It is agreed that creditors on either side shall meet with no lawful impediment to the recovery of the full value in staling money, of all bona fide debts heretofore contracted.
Page 156 - Issachar is a strong ass, couching down between two burdens ; and he saw that rest was good, and the land, that it was pleasant, and he bowed his shoulder to bear, and became a servant to tribute.
Page 220 - Territory, written, printed, published or circulated in this Territory, any book, paper, magazine, pamphlet or circular containing any denial of the right of persons to hold slaves in this Territory, such person shall be deemed guilty of felony, and punished by imprisonment at hard labor for a term of not less than two years.

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