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" Commonwealth, for the space of one year next preceding, having a freehold estate within the same town, of the annual income of three pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds, shall have a right to vote in the choice of a representative or representatives... "
The Works of the Honourable James Wilson, L. L. D.: Late One of the ... - Page 133
by James Wilson - 1804
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Republican Landmarks: The Views and Opinions of American Statesmen on ...

John Philip Sanderson - Naturalization - 1856 - 380 pages
...of 1783 now before me. In Massachusetts, the rule was, " a freehold estate within the commonwealth, of the annual income of three pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds;" in New York, it was " a fVeehold of the value of twenty pounds within the county," or a leasehold "...
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Republican landmarks: the views and opinons of American statesmen on foreign ...

John Philip Sanderson - Naturalization - 1856 - 404 pages
...of 1783 now before me. In Massachusetts, the rule was, " a freehold estate within the commonwealth, of the annual income of three pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds ;" in New York, it was " a freehold of the value of twenty pounds within the county," or a leasehold...
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Acts and Resolves Passed by the General Court of Massachusetts

Massachusetts - Law - 1859 - 568 pages
...this Commonwealth, Arts*mTiimea'nd for the space of one year next preceding, having a freehold 3UL estate within the same town, of the annual income...three pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty ponnds, shall have a right to vote in the choice of a representative or representatives for the said...
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The General Statutes of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Volume 1

Massachusetts - Law - 1860 - 1158 pages
...inhabitant of twenty-one years of age and upwards, having a freehold xxiti. estate within the commonwealth, tain now many shall have a right to give in his rote for the senators for the district of which he is an inhabitant....
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 3

Illinois. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1841 - 702 pages
...twenty-one years of age, and having resided in the State for one year, and having a freehold estate of the annual income of three pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds. Yet it is believed that aliens, since the adoption of the federal Constitution, have not been allowed...
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Acts and Resolves Passed by the General Court of Massachusetts

Massachusetts - Law - 1862 - 450 pages
...Commonwealth, Seeamondm^nta, for tije Space Of one year next preceding, having a freehold and xxiii. estate within the same town, of the annual income...pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds, shall have a right to vote in the choice of a representative or representatives for the said town....
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Acts and Resolves Passed by the General Court

Massachusetts - Session laws - 1862 - 448 pages
...Commonwealth, Art.amindn"xx' fr tlic sPacc of onc ycar ncx*; preceding, having a freehold audxxm. " ' estate within the same town, of the annual income...pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds, shall have a right to vote in the choice of a representative or representatives for the said town....
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Opinion of Attorney General Bates on Citizenship

United States Attorney-General, United States. Attorney-General, Edward Bates - History - 1863 - 28 pages
...follows: " Every male person (being twenty-one years of age, and resident of a particular town in this commonwealth for the space of one year next preceding)...pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds, shall have the right to vote in the choice of representative or representatives for said town/7 2....
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A Manual for the Use of the General Court

Massachusetts. General Court - Massachusetts - 1864 - 284 pages
...ART. IV. Every male person, being twenty-one years of age, and resident in any particular town in this Commonwealth, for the space of one year next preceding,...income of three pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty-pounds, shall have a right to vote in the choice of a representative or representatives for the...
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Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme ..., Volume 14

Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1864 - 456 pages
...fixed * by the constitution, is the " having a freehold estate [ * 371 ] within the .commonwealth, of the annual income of three pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds," equal, in the present currency, to two hundred dollars. The question in this case arises on the latter...
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