Kentucky's Road to Statehood

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The Constitution Achieved
Implementing the Constitution
Isaac Shelby
Appendix A The Formation of Counties 17801792
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Page 128 - That all power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority and instituted for their peace, safety and happiness.
Page 156 - Assembly, shall, during the term for which he shall have been elected, be appointed to any civil office of profit under this State, which shall have been created, or the emoluments of which shall have been increased during such term, except such offices as may be filled by elections by the people.
Page 167 - That no attainder shall work corruption of blood, nor except during the life of the offender, forfeiture of estate, to the commonwealth: that the estates of such persons, as shall destroy their own lives, shall descend or vest as in case of natural death: and if any person shall be killed by casualty, there shall be no forfeiture by reason thereof.
Page 128 - ... is excepted out of the general powers of government, and shall forever remain inviolate ; and that all laws contrary thereto, or to the following provisions shall be void.
Page 161 - All prosecutions shall be carried on in the name and by the authority of the State of Texas, and shall conclude "against the peace and dignity of the State.
Page 153 - Section 1. The Legislative authority of this State shall be vested in a General Assembly, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives...

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