A Statistical, Political, and Historical Account of the United States of North America: From the Period of Their First Colonization to the Present Day, Volume 3
A. Constable and Company, 1819
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Page 366 - The inhabitants of the said territory shall always be entitled to the benefits of the writ of habeas corpus, and of the trial by jury; of a proportionate representation of the people in the legislature, and of judicial proceedings according to the course of the common law.
Page 314 - That no goods, wares, or merchandise, unless in cases provided for by treaty, shall be imported into the United States from any foreign port or place, except in vessels of the United States, or in such foreign vessels as truly and wholly belong to the citizens or subjects of that country of which the goods are the growth, production, or manufacture, or from which such goods, wares, or merchandise can only be, or most usually are, first shipped for transportation.
Page 367 - And whenever any of the said States shall have sixty thousand free inhabitants therein such State shall be admitted by its delegates into the Congress of the United States on an equal footing with the original states in all respects whatever, and shall be at liberty to form a permanent constitution and State government.
Page 446 - The New York society for the promotion of agriculture, arts, and manufactures, which had.
Page 103 - Grande on the west, and from the Gulf of Mexico on the south...
Page 20 - States, and that the river Mississippi, and the navigable rivers and waters leading into the same, or into the Gulf of Mexico, shall be common highways, and forever free, as well to the inhabitants of the said State, as to other citizens of the United States, without any tax, duty, impost, or toll, therefor, imposed by the said State.
Page 484 - All obstructions to the execution of the laws, all combinations and associations, under whatever plausible character, with the real design to direct, control; counteract, or awe the regular deliberation and action of the constituted authorities, are destructive of this fundamental principle and of fatal tendency.
Page 313 - China, at the Cape of Good Hope, the island of St. Helena, or such other places as may be in the possession of Great Britain in the African...
Page 308 - ... on teas, from any other place, or in any other than ships or vessels of the United States, as follows, viz : bohea, fourteen cents per...
Page 320 - Every executor, administrator, or assignee, or other person, who pays any debt due by the person or estate from whom or for which he acts, before he satisfies and pays the debts due to the United States from such person or estate, shall become answerable in his own person and estate for the debts so due to the United States, or for so much thereof as may remain due and unpaid.