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Page 198 - ... citizens, shall forbear doing any damage to those of the other party or committing any outrage against them, and if they act to the contrary they shall be punished, and shall also be bound in their persons and estates to make satisfaction and reparation for all damages, and the interest thereof, of whatever nature the said damages may be.
Page 129 - All elections ought to be free; and all the inhabitants of this commonwealth, having such qualifications as they shall establish by their frame of government, have an equal right to elect officers, and to be elected, for public employments.
Page 113 - ... agreeably to the rules and regulations of the constitution, and the laws of the land: provided that the governor shall not at any time hereafter by virtue of any power by this constitution granted, or hereafter, to be granted to him by the legislature, transport any of the inhabitants of this...
Page 35 - And the right honourable the lords commissioners of his majesty's Treasury, the lords commissioners of the Admiralty, and the lord warden of the Cinque Ports, are to give the necessary directions herein as to them may respectively appertain.
Page 151 - Among the incidents to the measures of the war, I am constrained to advert to the refusal of the Governors of Massachusetts and Connecticut to furnish the required detachments of militia towards the defence of the maritime frontier. The refusal was founded on a novel and unfortunate exposition of the provisions of the Constitution relating to the militia.
Page 197 - ... said territories respectively ; also to hire and occupy houses and warehouses for the purposes of their commerce, and, generally, the merchants and traders of each nation respectively shall enjoy the most complete protection and security for their commerce, but subject always to the laws and statutes of the two countries respectively.
Page 152 - British manufactures under an erroneous impression that the nonimportation act would immediately cease to operate, and have arrived in the United States. It did not appear proper to exercise on unforeseen cases of such magnitude the ordinary powers vested in the Treasury Department to mitigate forfeitures without previously affording to Congress an opportunity of making on the subject such provision as they may think proper.
Page 152 - ... that it is waged, not in violation of the rights of others but in the maintenance of our own ; that it was preceded by a patience without example, under wrongs accumulating without end ; and that it was finally not declared until every hope of averting it was extinguished by the transfer of the British...
Page 199 - Parties be detained or seized, neither shall the Searchers or other Officers of those Places visit such Prizes (except for the purpose of preventing the Carrying of any part of the Cargo thereof on Shore in any manner contrary to the established Laws of Revenue, Navigation or Commerce) nor shall such Officers take Cognizance of the Validity of such Prizes...