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" No person who acknowledges the being of a God, and a future state of rewards and punishments, shall, on account of his religious sentiments, be disqualified to hold any office or place of trust or profit under this Commonwealth. "
History of North America - Page 39
by John Talbot - 1820 - 4 pages
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Porcupine's Works: Containing Various Writings and Selections ..., Volume 11

William Cobbett - 1801
...now prattling with echo in philosophy's tions about holding offices, the words " <wbo acknowledge* the " being of A GOD, and a future state of rewards and punishments." [ See page 84 of Minutes of the Grand Committee.] Samuel Sitgreaves, Esq. (the reputed...
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The History of the Administration of John Adams, Esq., Late President of the ...

John Wood - 1802 - 506 pages
...the 2d of February, to strikeout of the constitutional regulations about holding offices, the words " who acknowledges the being of a God, and a future state of rewards and punishments. He staid away from the Senate without any cause for nineteen weeks and four days, so that...
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The Constitutions of the United States: According to the Latest Amendments ...

1804 - 391 pages
...no preference shall ever be given, by law, to any religious establishment or mode. of worship. IV. That no person, who acknowledges the being of a God,...shall, on account of his religious sentiments, be ciisqualified to hold any office' or place of trust or pro.,t under this Commonwealth. V. That elections...
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Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania by ..., Volume 5

Pennsylvania. Supreme Court, Horace Binney - 1813
...societies are placed on the same broad equal ground, and the only test of office is the acknowledgment of the being of a God, and a future state of rewards and punishments. But if the exemption of clergymen of the established church in England from the burden...
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A Statistical, Political, and Historical Account of the United ..., Volume 2

David Bailie Warden - 1819
...is on the 1st Tuesday of December. In the 9th and last article of the constitution, it is delared, that all power is inherent in the people : That every...rewards and punishments, shall, on account of his religions sentiments, be disqualified to hold any office or place of trust or profit under the commonwealth...
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Letters from the British Settlement in Pennsylvania: To which are Added, the ...

Charles Britten Johnson - 1819 - 192 pages
...preference shall ever be given, by law, to any religious establishments or modes of worship. SECT. IV. That no person, who acknowledges the being of a God...hold any office or place of trust or profit under this commonwealth. SECT. V. That elections shall be free and equal. SECT. VI. That trial by jury shall...
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Parole and Documentary Evidence: Delivered Before a Committee of the House ...

Pennsylvania. General Assembly. House of Representatives. Committee Appointed to Inquire into the Conduct of the Governor, William Findlay - 1820 - 275 pages
...and in violation of the rights of conscience and the constitution of Pennsylvania, which declares, that " no person, who acknowledges the being of a...of rewards and punishments, shall on account of his re" ligious sentiments, be disqualified to hold any office or place of " trust or profit under this...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 16

1823
...into the service of the United States. Persons holding public offices are only required to acknowledge the being of a God, and a future state of rewards and punishment ч The judges are appointed by the governor, and may be impeached or removed by him, on...
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Sermons to country congregations

George Haggitt - 1825
...chance ? I do not, myself, think that there are many unbelievers in the world ; I am persuaded that the being of a God, and a future state of rewards and punishments, are too deeply engraven on the human mind for many to be able to shake them off: but yet...
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A Collection of Essays and Tracts in Theology, from Various ..., Volume 5

Jared Sparks - 1825
...Bible, and uses that liberty, can err in Fundamentals. I take it for granted, that such a one believes the being of a God, and a future state of rewards and punishments, (which I think are not fundamental articles of Christianity, properly so called, but general...
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