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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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Rules and Orders to be Observed in the Convention of Delegates for the ...

Massachusetts. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1853 - 158 pages
...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,...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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Journal of Debates and Proceedings in the Convention of Delegates: Chosen to ...

Massachusetts. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional amendments - 1853 - 702 pages
...aforesaid. 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,...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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Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Massachusetts - Constitutional law - 1853 - 108 pages
...the See amend- space of one year next preceding, having a freehold estate, ments, Art. m. w^}1jn ^e 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 for the said town....
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Reports of Controverted Elections in the House of Representatives: Of the ...

Massachusetts. General Court. House of Representatives, Charles W. Storey, Lewis Josselyn - 1853 - 786 pages
...4: " 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, having a freehold, &c.—shall have a right to vote in the choice of a representative or representatives, for the said...
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The True Republican: Containing the ... Addresses ... and Messages of All ...

Jonathan French - 1854 - 532 pages
...aforesaid. 4. Every male person (being twenty-one years of age, and resident of any 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 a right to vote in the choice of a representative, or representatives for the said town....
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Memoir of Increase Sumner: Governor of Massachusetts

William Hyslop Sumner - 1854 - 90 pages
...unless, besides a year's residence in the town in which he claimed to vote, " he had a freehold estate in the same town, of the annual income of three pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds." If there were no pecuniary qualification, a pauper's vote would balance that of him who had everything...
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The American's Guide

Constitutions, State - 1855 - 576 pages
...twenty-one years of age, and resident of any particular town in this commonwealth, for the space of one yein next preceding) having a freehold estate within the...pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds, shall have a right to vole in the choice of a representative, or representatives, for the said town....
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The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution: With Sketches of Several ...

William Cooper Nell - African American soldiers - 1855 - 416 pages
...the words, ' every male person ' ; and to expunge the following clause in said article, namely, — ' having a freehold estate within the same town of the...pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds,' — for the following reason: such qualification appears to your Committee to be inconsistent with...
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Manual of Laws of the United States on the Subjects of Naturalization ...

United States - Electronic books - 1856 - 350 pages
...Art. 4. Every male person (being twenty-one years of age, and resident of any 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 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 of Massachusetts

Massachusetts - Law - 1856 - 430 pages
...twenty-one years of age, and resident in any particular town in this Commonwealth, sŤ amendment*, for the space of one year next preceding, having a...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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