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A. M. The convention Act of Assembly appointed Assembly passed March authority aforesaid battalion bills of credit Chapter city and county city of Philadelphia city or county Colonel commissioners and assessors committee Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Congress constable Continental Congress council of safety county of Philadelphia court debt directed duties election empowered enjoined entitled An act Esquires flour forfeit and pay frame of government Freemen further enacted gaol hereby authorized hereby enacted House inhabitants James John judges June justice levied lieutenant March 17 March 20 militia neglect or refuse oath or affirmation offender ordinance paid Passed January Passed September peace pence person or persons pounds province province of Pennsylvania pursuant to adjournment quarter sessions refuse or neglect repealed Resolved respective counties Rittenhouse Section III Section VII sheriff shillings sub-lieutenants supplement supreme executive council taxes thereof thousand seven hundred tion township treasurer wealth of Pennsylvania Whereas William
Seite 547 - That government is, or ought to be, instituted for the common benefit, protection, and security of the people, nation, or community; of all the various modes and forms of government, that is best which is capable of producing the greatest degree of happiness and safety, and is most effectually secured against the danger of...
Seite 610 - ... convenient instruction of youth, with such salaries to the masters, paid by the public, as may enable them to instruct at low prices...
Seite 594 - That in controversies respecting property, and in suits between man and man, the ancient trial by jury is preferable to any other, and ought to be held sacred.
Seite 593 - Nor can any man, who acknowledges the being of a God, be justly deprived or abridged of any civil right as a citizen, on account of his religious sentiments or peculiar mode of religious worship...
Seite 548 - ... of his vicinage, without whose unanimous consent he cannot be found guilty ; nor can he be compelled to give evidence against himself; that no man be deprived of his liberty except by the law of the land, or the judgment of his peers.
Seite 592 - That all men are born equally free and independent, and have certain natural inherent and unalienable rights, amongst which are the enjoying and defending life and liberty; acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety.
Seite 606 - That the person of a debtor, where there is not strong presumption of fraud, shall not be continued in prison after delivering up his estate for the benefit of his creditors, in such manner as shall be prescribed by law.
Seite 597 - THAT the people have a right to assemble together, to consult for their common good, to instruct their Representatives, and to apply to the Legislature for redress of grievances, by address, petition or remonstrance.
Seite 548 - That the people have a right to hold themselves, their houses, papers and possessions free from search or seizure; and, therefore, warrants without oaths or affirmations first made, affording a sufficient foundation for them, and whereby any officer or messenger may be commanded or required to search suspected places, or to seize any person or persons, his or their property, not particularly described, are contrary to that right and ought not to be granted.