The Sons of the American Revolution: New York State Society, 1893-94

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Republic Press, 1894 - 268 pages
 

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Page 23 - Realm, by advice of our venerable Fathers, STEPHEN, Archbishop of Canterbury, primate of all England and cardinal of the Holy Roman Church...
Page 32 - ... full power to levy war, conclude peace, contract alliances, establish commerce, and to do all other acts and things which independent states may of right do. And, for the support of this declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor. The foregoing Declaration was, by order of Congress, engrossed, and signed by the following members...
Page 23 - No free-man shall be seized, or imprisoned, or dispossessed, or outlawed, or in any way destroyed; nor will we condemn him, nor will we commit him to prison, excepting by the legal judgment of his peers, or by the laws of the land. ^/~ 40. To none will we sell, to none will we deny, to none will we delay right or justice.
Page 30 - He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected; whereby the Legislative powers, incapable of Annihilation, have returned to the People at large for their exercise; the State remaining, in the meantime, exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within.
Page 23 - It shall be lawful, for the time to come, for any one to go out of our kingdom, and return safely and securely, by land or by water...
Page 23 - Common pleas shall not follow our court but shall be held in a certain fixed place.
Page 23 - Welshman hath been disseised or dispossessed without the legal verdict of his peers, by King Henry our father, or King Richard our brother, which we have in our hand, or others hold with our...
Page 18 - State, and perform such other duties as may be imposed upon him by the board and the laws of the State.
Page 23 - FitzHugh, and others, our liegemen, have, in the first place, granted to God, and by this our present Charter confirmed, for us and our heirs for ever: — 1.
Page 23 - ... goods; and if we commit the custody of any such lands to the sheriff, or any other who is answerable to us for the issues of the land, and he shall make destruction and waste of the...

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