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" That all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights, of which, when they enter into a state of society, they cannot, by any compact, deprive or divest their posterity ; namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, with... "
Digest of the Laws of Virginia: Which are of a Permanent Character and ... - Page 17
by Joseph Tate - 1841 - 959 pages
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The Methodist Review, Volume 35; Volume 43; Volume 65

1883
...stood at the head of the Constitution then in force. Its declaration of rights is as follows: " All men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights, of which, wlien they enter into a state of society, they cannot, by any compact, deprive or divest their posterity,...
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Virginia, a History of the People

John Esten Cooke - 1883 - 523 pages
...of prescription, and sum up their whole political philosophy in the words of their Bill of Rights, " That all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inalienable rights, namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the means of pursuing and obtaining...
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Virginia: A History of the People

John Esten Cooke - 1883 - 523 pages
...cannot by any compact deprive or divest their posterity." And these rights are named : they are " the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring and possessing prop erty, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety." All power, he says, is " vested in and...
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Annual Report: 1884

West Virginia. Department of Health - 1884
...Constitution. Article 3 of our Constitution, our bill of rights, section I, (Acts of 1872-3, page 5) provides that "all men are by nature equally free and independent...the means of acquiring and possessing property, and of pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety." The law we are considering is claimed to conflict...
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The Amended Code of West Virginia: Containing All the Chapters of the Code ...

West Virginia. Legislature - 1884 - 978 pages
...shall conclude, "Against the peace and dignity of the State." ARTICLE III. BILL OF RIGHTS. 1. All men are, by nature, equally free and independent, and...the means of acquiring and possessing property, and of pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety. 2. All power is vested in, and consequently derived...
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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries

John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gillett Pond - 1884
...the first written charter of equal rights in history. The writer lays down as a fundamental principle that all men are " by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights of which they cannot by any compact deprive their posterity," namely, " the enjoyment of life and liberty, with...
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The Educational Journal of Virginia, Volumes 15-16

Charles Henry Winston, Thomas Randolph Price, D. Lee Powell, John Meredith Strother, H. H. Harris, John P. McGuire, Rodes Massie, William Fayette Fox, Harry Fishburne Estill (F.), Richard Ratcliffe Farr, John Lee Buchanan, George R. Pace - 1884
...convention ; which rights do pertain to them and tkm posterity, as the easis and foundation of government. 1 . That all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inhere! rights, of which, when they enter into a state of society, they cannot, by any compact, deprive...
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Annual Report of the Illinois State Board of Health, Volume 7

Illinois State Board of Health - 1885
...constitution. Article 8 of our constitution, our bill of rights, section 1 (Acts of 872-3, page 5), provides that "All men are by nature equally free and independent,...the means of acquiring and possessing property, and of pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety." The law we are considering is claimed to conflict...
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Annual report of the State Board of Health of Illinois. 1885

1885
...constitution. Article 8 of our constitution, our bill of rights, section 1 (Acts of 1872-8, page 5), provides that "All men are by nature equally free and independent,...the means of acquiring and possessing property, and of pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety." The law we are considering is claimed to conflict...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 25

West Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals, Edgar P. Rucker - 1885
...Article IH of our constitution, our bill of rights, section 1 (see Acts of 1872-3, p. 5), provides that "all men are by nature equally free and independent...inherent rights, of which, when they enter into a state ot society, they cannot by any compact deprive or divest their posterity, namely: The enjoyment of...
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