The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Band 36

Historical Society of Pennsylvania., 1912

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Seite 474 - That it be recommended to the respective assemblies and conventions of the united colonies, where no government sufficient to the exigencies of their affairs has been hitherto established to adopt such government as shall, in the opinion of the representatives of the people, best conduce to the happiness and safety of their constituents in particular, and America in general.
Seite 218 - Estate of this Transitory life and that all flesh must yield unto Death when it shall please God to Call...
Seite 100 - From a persuasion that equal liberty was originally the portion, and is still the birthright of all men...
Seite 199 - Royal pleasure thereupon Expressed the said Act is hereby disallowed declared Void and of none Effect — Whereof the Governor or Commander in Chief of His Majesty's said province of New Jersey for the time being and all others whom it may concern are to take notice and govern themselves accordingly...
Seite 100 - Under these impressions, they earnestly entreat your serious attention to the subject of slavery ; that you will be pleased to countenance the restoration of liberty to those unhappy men, who alone, in this land of freedom, are degraded into perpetual bondage, and who, amidst the general joy of surrounding freemen, are groaning in servile subjection ; that you will devise means for removing this inconsistency from the character of the American people ; that you will promote mercy and justice towards...
Seite 474 - Britain; and it is necessary that the exercise of every kind of authority under the said crown should be totally suppressed; and all the powers of government exerted under the authority of the people of the colonies...
Seite 529 - The Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and for the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully held in Bondage, and for Improving the Condition of the African Race," incorporated by Act of Assembly passed the 8th day of December, AD 1789, of which Dr.
Seite 199 - ... as near as conveniently may be, agreeable to the laws and statutes of this our kingdom of England.
Seite 330 - States for and during the war, and shall continue therein to the end thereof, shall be entitled to receive the further reward of eighty dollars at the expiration of the war.
Seite 237 - I do swear (or affirm) that I will, to the utmost of my power, support, maintain and defend the said United States against the said King George...

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