Annual Report of the American Historical Association

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1895 - Electronic journals


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Page 376 - That government is, or ought to be, instituted for the common benefit, protection, and security of the people, nation, or community...
Page 405 - Previous to the organization of the General Assembly, the Governor shall appoint such magistrates and other civil officers in each county or township, as he shall find necessary for the preservation of the peace and good order in the same.
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 397 - ... the people, nation or community; and not for the particular emolument or advantage of any single man, family or set of men who are a part only of that community: And that the community hath an indubitable, unalienable and indefeasible right to reform, alter or abolish government in such manner as shall be by that community judged most conducive to the public weal.
Page 220 - Territory," are denounced as felons, to be punished by imprisonment at hard labor for a term not less than two years, — it may be for life.
Page 19 - The law was certainly there, and as certainly was in places actually visible, to be touched and handled, as though it were a law of chemistry or physics. No teacher with a spark of imagination or with an idea of scientific method can have helped dreaming of the immortality that would be achieved by the man who should successfully apply Darwin's method to the facts of human history.
Page 325 - March, 1770, at the superior court of judicature, court of assize, and general gaol delivery, held at Boston the 27th day of November, 1770, by adjournment.

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