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" That all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights, of which, when they enter into a state of society, they cannot, by any compact, deprive or divest their posterity; namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, with... "
The True Republican: Containing the Inaugural Addresses, Together with the ... - Page 348
1841 - 456 pages
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A History of Virginia from Its Discovery Till the Year 1781: With ...

John Wilson Campbell - Export duties on tobacco - 1813 - 310 pages
...which rights do pertain to them and their posterity, as the basis and foundation of government. I. That all men are by nature equally free and independent,...of acquiring and possessing property, and pursuing happiness and safety. II. That all power is vested in, and consequently derived from, the people; that...
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The Statutes at Large: Being a Collection of All the Laws of Virginia, from ...

Virginia, William Waller Hening - Law - 1823
...nature equally free and in- inherent dependent, and have certain inherent rights, of'which, nehwwben they enter into a state of society, they cannot, by...property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety. II.. That all power is vested in, and consequently de- Powerof rived from, the people; that...
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Mr. Clay's Speech on the Tariff: Or, The "American System," So Called ; Or ...

Henry Clay, William Branch Giles - 1827
...the Government of this State, in the first section of the Bill of Rights, in the following words : " That all men are by nature equally free and independent,...possessing property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness." In pursuance of this principle, the committee find the following provision in the fourth section of...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Virginia State Convention of ..., Pages 94-830

Virginia. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1890 - 919 pages
...at the same time, and by the same hands. The first article declares, " that all men nre by nature" free and independent ; and have certain inherent rights,...they cannot, by any compact, deprive or divest their p wterily : namely, the enjoyment of lift and liberty, with the means of acquiring and possessing property,...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Virginia State Convention of 1829-1830: To ...

Virginia. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1830 - 919 pages
...nature tree and independent, and have certain inherent rights, of which, when they enter into a state ef society, they cannot, by any compact, deprive or divest...life and liberty, with the means of acquiring and posstssing property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety ;' to deprive a citizen of any...
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Supplement to The Revised Code of Virginia: Being a Collection of All the ...

Law - 1833 - 584 pages
...Commencement. CHAP. 4. — A declaration of rights made by the representatives of the good people of VIRGINIA, assembled in full and free convention, which rights...they cannot, by any compact, deprive or divest their posterily ; namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring and possessing property,...
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Letters on Slavery: Addressed to the Cumberland Congregation, Virginia

John D. Paxton - Electronic book - 1833 - 207 pages
...been or are more read among us. It was sanctioned by our national and state legislatures ;* acted "That all men are by nature equally free and independent,...property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety." — Article 1, Bill of Rights of Virginia. Most of the states, either in their constitutions...
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Picture of Slavery in the United States of America

George Bourne - Slavery - 1834 - 227 pages
...fora righteous man ; but for men-stealers." 1 Timothy 1 : 10. Paul, a Christian Apostle. " All men are by nature equally free and independent, and have...or divest their posterity ; namely the enjoyment of lile and liberty, with the means of acquiring and possessine property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness...
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Slavery in America, Issue 14

Thomas Price - Slavery - 1837
...THESE ARE LIFE, LIBERTY, AND THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS." — Declaration of Independence. " All men are by nature equally free and independent, and have...property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety." — Virginia. " Through divine goodness, all men have by nature, the rights of worshipping...
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A Few Lectures on Natural Law

Henry St. George Tucker - Natural law - 1844 - 128 pages
...it is that we find it at the head of our Virginia Bill of rights in the following emphatic terms ; " That all men are by nature equally free and independent,...into a state of society they cannot by any compact divest their posterity ; namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty with the means of acquiring and...
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