The Constitutions of the United States; According to the Latest Amendments, to Which Are Prefixed, the Declaration of Independence and the Federal Con

The Constitutions of the United States; According to the Latest Amendments, to Which Are Prefixed, the Declaration of Independence and the Federal Con

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1806 edition. Excerpt: ...admitted as witnefies, in all criminal cases not capital. XXXVII. That the city of Annapolis ought to have all its rights, privileges, and benefits, agreeable to its charter, and the acts of assembly confirming and regulating the same, subject nevertheless to such alterations as may be made by this convention or any future legislature. XXXVIII. That the liberty of the press ought to be inviolably preserved. XXXIX-, That monopolies are odious, contrary to the fpi-: rit of a free government, and the principles of commerce? and ought not to be suffered. XL. That no title of nobility, or hereditary honors, ought to be granted in this state. XLI. That the subsisting resolves, of this, and the several conventions, held for this colony, ought to be in force, as lawSj unless altered by this convention, or the legislature of this state. XLII. That this declaration of rights, or the form of government, to be established by this convention, or any part or either of them, ought not to be altered, changed, or abolished, by the legislature of this state, but in such manner as this convention shall prescribe and direct. This declaration of rights was assented to, and passed, in convention of the delegates of the freemen of Maryland, begun and held at Annapolis, the 14th day of August A D 1776. By order of the convention, MAT. TILGHMAN, President. THE CONSTITUTION OR FORM OF GOVERNMENT, 8cc. I. Thit the legislature consist of two distinct branches, a senate and house of delegates, which shall be styled, The General A, sembly of Maryland. II. That the house of delegates shall be chosen in the sollowing manner: All freemen, above twenty-one years of age, having a freehold of sifty acres of land in the county, in which they offer to vote, and residing therein--and..show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236588983
  • 9781236588982