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" That it be recommended to the respective assemblies and conventions of the United Colonies where no government sufficient to the exigencies of their affairs, has been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall in the opinion of the representatives... "
Speeches and Forensic Arguments - Page 80
by Daniel Webster - 1835 - 4 pages
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History of the Counties of McKean, Elk, and Forest, Pennsylvania, with ...

1800 - 1046 pages
...Accordingly, congress recommended that the several colonies should adopt such government as should "best conduce to the happiness and safety of their...constituents in particular and America in general. ' ' This meant that each colony should set up a government for itself, independent of the crown. Accordingly,...
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Establishment of the ..., Volume 2

William Gordon - 1801 - 478 pages
...their affairs hath been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall in the opinion of the representatives of the people, best Conduce to the happiness and safety of their constituents in par-* ticular, and America in, general." Th following preamble was prepared and agreed to, five davs...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 2

John Marshall - 1804 - 648 pages
...their affairs hath been already established, to adopt such government as shall, in the opinion of the representatives of the people, best conduce to the...constituents in particular, and America in general." The provincial assemblies and conventions acted on this recommendation, and governments were generally...
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The life of George Washington, Volume 2; Volume 272

John Marshall - 1804 - 562 pages
...their aftairs hath been already established, to adopt such government as shall, iu the opinion of the representatives of the people, best conduce to the...constituents in particular, and America in general." The Provincial Assemblies and Conventions acted on this recommendation, and governments were generally...
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The Life of George Washington,: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 2

John Marshall - 1804 - 654 pages
...their affairs hath been already established, to adopt such government as shall, in the opjnion of the representatives of the people, best conduce to the...constituents in particular, and America in general." CHAP. vi. because in those colonies, the executive as wel! i 776. as the whole legislature had always...
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The History of Georgia: Containing Brief Sketches of the Most ..., Volume 2

Hugh McCall - 1816 - 452 pages
...exigencies of their affairs, has been established, to adopt such government, as shall in the opinion of the representatives of the' people, best conduce to the...constituents in particular, and America in general. And whereas, the honourable the congress of the United- States has deceived no answer whatever to the...
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Reports of the Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of 1821 Assembled ...

New York (State). Constitutional Convention, Nathaniel Hazeltine Carter, William Leete Stone - 1821 - 722 pages
...government as shall, in the opinion of the represenim"m..E ' ta'ives of the people, best cominee to the happiness and safety of their constituents in particular, and America in general." " \ MI \viii.in: is doubts have arisen, whether this congress are invested with sufficient power and...
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Journals of the American Congress: from 1774-1788: In Four Volumes, Volume 1

United States. Continental Congress - 1823 - 644 pages
...their affairs hath been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall, in the opinion of the representatives of the people, best conduce to the...constituents in particular, and America in general. Resolved, That a committee of three be appointed to prepare a preamble б the foregoing resolution...
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Vermont State Papers: Being a Collection of Records and Documents, Connected ...

Vermont - 1823 - 570 pages
...their affairs, has been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall, in the opinion of the representatives of the people, best conduce to the...constituents in particular, and America in general. Extract from the minutes, CH. THOMSON, Sec'ry. Alarmed at the suggestions in the foregoing commmunication...
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Memoirs of General La Fayette, Embracing Details of His Public and Private ...

1825 - 464 pages
...their affairs hath been already established, to adopt such government as shall. in the opinion of the representatives of the people. best conduce to the...constituents in particular, and America in general." The step recommended by Congress was so decisive, that several of the colonies at first hesitated whether...
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