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" No person who acknowledges the being of a God, and a future state of rewards and punishments, shall, on account of his religious sentiments, be disqualified to hold any office or place of trust or profit under this Commonwealth. "
A Statistical, Political, and Historical Account of the United States of ... - Page 72
by David Bailie Warden - 1819
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Porcupine's Works: Containing Various Writings and Selections ..., Volume 11

William Cobbett - United States - 1801
...now prattling with echo in philosophy's tions about holding offices, the words " <wbo acknowledge* the " being of A GOD, and a future state of rewards and punishments." [ See page 84 of Minutes of the Grand Committee.] Samuel Sitgreaves, Esq. (the reputed...
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The History of the Administration of John Adams, Esq., Late President of the ...

John Wood - Digital images - 1802 - 506 pages
...the 2d of February, to strikeout of the constitutional regulations about holding offices, the words " who acknowledges the being of a God, and a future state of rewards and punishments. He staid away from the Senate without any cause for nineteen weeks and four days, so that...
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The Constitutions of the United States: According to the latest amendments ...

United States - Constitutions, State - 1804 - 391 pages
...no preference shall ever be given, by law, to any religious establishment or mode. of worship. IV. That no person, who acknowledges the being of a God,...shall, on account of his religious sentiments, be ciisqualified to hold any office' or place of trust or pro.,t under this Commonwealth. V. That elections...
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Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Horace Binney - Law reports, digests, etc - 1813
...societies are placed on the same broad equal ground, and the only test of office is the acknowledgment of the being of a God, and a future state of rewards and punishments. But if the exemption of clergymen of the established church in England from the burden...
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Letters from the British Settlement in Pennsylvania: To which are Added, the ...

Charles Britten Johnson, Robert Hutchinson Rose - Susquehanna County (Pa.) - 1819 - 192 pages
...preference shall ever be given, by law, to any religious establishments or modes of worship. SECT. IV. That no person, who acknowledges the being of a God...hold any office or place of trust or profit under this commonwealth. SECT. V. That elections shall be free and equal. SECT. VI. That trial by jury shall...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 16

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...into the service of the United States. Persons holding public offices are only required to acknowledge the being of a God, and a future state of rewards and punishment ч The judges are appointed by the governor, and may be impeached or removed by him, on...
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A View of the Constitution of the United States of America

William Rawle - Constitutional law - 1825 - 347 pages
...of political rights, provided in the latter description, the party publicly declares his belief in the being of a God, and a future state of rewards and punishments. This qualification is not expressly required of an elector, and perhaps was introduced...
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A Collection of Essays and Tracts in Theology, from Various ..., Volume 5

William Ellery Channing, Jared Sparks - Theology - 1825
...Bible, and uses that liberty, can err in Fundamentals. I take it for granted, that such a one believes the being of a God, and a future state of rewards and punishments, (which I think are not fundamental articles of Christianity, properly so called, but general...
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The Star in the East: Shewing the Analogy which Exists Between the Lectures ...

George Oliver - Freemasonry - 1825 - 173 pages
...assertion. All our charges, all our regulations, assume, as a foundation which cannot be moved, a belief in the being of a God, and a future state of rewards and punishments, and inculcate the necessity of moral purity, as a qualification for future happiness;...
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Sermons to country congregations

George Haggitt - 1825
...chance ? I do not, myself, think that there are many unbelievers in the world ; I am persuaded that the being of a God, and a future state of rewards and punishments, are too deeply engraven on the human mind for many to be able to shake them off: but yet...
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