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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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The Federalist Party in Massachusetts to the Year 1800

Anson Ely Morse - 1909 - 248 pages
...wherein he resides, of twenty-one years and upwards, and having a freehold estate within the Commonwealth of the annual income of three pounds, or any estate of the value of 60." Since the law at that time demanded no oath hy the voter, as was previously required, the hooks...
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History of the United States of America, During the First ..., Volume 1

Henry Adams - 1909 - 458 pages
...already restricted the suffrage to persons " having a freehold estate i within the commonwealth of an annual income of: three pounds, or any estate of the value of six^J! pounds." A further restriction to freeholders whose estate was worth two thousand dollars would...
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A System of Practical Therapeutics, Volume 4

Hobart Amory Hare, Walter Chrystie - Therapeutics - 1912 - 728 pages
...limited to male persons "being twentyone 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." The right of suffrage, it was held by the Supreme Court of the United States in Minor v. Happersett,**...
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Organized Democracy

Frederick Albert Cleveland - Democracy - 1913 - 532 pages
...other property, worth thirty pounds; in Massachusetts, 1780, a "freehold estate within the commonwealth of the annual income of three pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds" for senatorial elector, and a "freehold of the value of one hundred pounds, within the town he shall...
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The Changing Order: Essays on Government, Monopoly, and Education, Written ...

George Woodward Wickersham - United States - 1914 - 306 pages
...limited to male persons 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. The right of suffrage, it was held by the Supreme Court of the United States in Minor v. Happersett,...
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Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Massachusetts - 1914 - 80 pages
...ot m., xx., twenty-one years of age and upwards, having a freehold estate within the commonwealth, of the annual income of three pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds, . shall have a right to give in his vote for the senators for ments. An. ,, T , • , ,. &i • i i&...
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STATE GOVERNMENT IN THE UNITED STATES

ARTHUR N. HOLCOMBE - 1919 - 572 pages
...inhabitants of twenty-one years of age and upwards, having a freehold estate within the Commonwealth of the annual income of three pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds." In the states generally the suffrage was restricted to the owners of fifty acres of land, more or less,...
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State Government in the United States

Arthur Norman Holcombe - State governments - 1916 - 518 pages
...inhabitants of twenty-one/ years of age and upwards, having a freehold estate within the I Commonwealth of the annual income of three pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds." In the_ states generally the suffrage was restricted to the owners of fifty acres of land, more or...
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A Brief History of the Constitution and Government of Massachusetts: With a ...

Louis Adams Frothingham - Constitutional history - 1916 - 160 pages
...based on persons and not on property. Originally, too, voters had to be possessed of a free-hold estate of the annual income of three pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds. Article III of the Amendments did away with all but a poll tax qualification and even that was abolished...
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Woman's Suffrage by Constitutional Amendment

Henry St. George Tucker - State rights - 1916 - 226 pages
...inhabitant of twenty-one years of age and upwards, having a freehold estate within the commonwealth of the annual income of three pounds or any estate of the value of sixty pounds'; in Rhode Island 'such as are admitted free of the company and society' of the Colony; in Connecticut...
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