Travels Through the United States of North America: The Country of the Iroquois, and Upper Canada, in the Years 1795, 1796, and 1797, Volume 4

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Page 302 - as amendments to the conftitution of the United States; all or any of which articles, when ratified by threefourths of the faid legiflatures, to be valid to all intents and purpofes, as part of the faid conftitution.
Page 264 - States, or any of them. Before he enters on the execution of his office, he fhall take the following oath or affirmation : " I do folemnly fwear, or affirm, that I will faithfully execute the office of prefident of the United States, and will, to the beft of my ability, preferve,
Page 260 - congrefs prior to the year 1808; but a tax or duty may be impofed on fuch importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each perfon. The privilege of the writ of habeas corpus fhall not be fufpended, unlefs
Page 302 - be added : and, as extending the ground of public confidence in the government will beft enfure the beneficent ends of its
Page 254 - own members, and a majority of each fhall conftitute a quorum to do bufinefs; but a fmaller number' may adjourn from day to day, and may be authorised to compel the attendance of
Page 259 - land and naval forces ; To provide for the calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the union,, fupprefs infurrections, and repel invafions; To provide for organizing, arming, and difci*plining the militia ; and for governing fuch part of them as may be employed
Page 252 - adding to the whole number of free perfons, including thofe bound to fervice for a term of years, and excluding Indians not taxed, threefifths of all other perfons. The actual enumeration fhall be made within three years after the firft meeting of the congrefs of the United States, and within every fubfequent term of ten years, in
Page 271 - of the United States and of the feveral ftates, fhall be bound by oath or affirmation to fupport this conftitution; but no religious teft fhall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public truft under the United States. ARTICLE VII. « The ratification of the convention of nine ftates
Page 268 - Full faith and credit fhall be given in each ftate to the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other ftate. And the congrefs may by general laws prefcribe the manner in which fuch acts, records, and proceedings (hall be proved, and the effect thereof.
Page 271 - This conftitution, and the laws of the United States, which fhall be made in purfuance thereof; and all treaties made, or which fhall be made, under the authority of the United States, fhall be the fupreme law of the land; and the judges in every ftate

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