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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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Atlantic Reporter, Volume 79

1911
...happiness, without regal interference. That document provided: "That all men are by nature equally free, Independent, and have certain inherent rights, of...of acquiring and possessing property and pursuing happiness and safety." 1 Revised Code of Virginia 1819, p. 31. This conception of life and liberty...
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Documents Illustrative of American History, 1606-1863

Howard Willis Preston - 1886 - 320 pages
...Convention, which rights do pertain to them and their posterity as the basis and foundation of government. I. That all men are by nature equally free and independent,...they enter into a state of society, they cannot by 2O7 any compact, deprive or divest their posterity ; namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, with...
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The American Decisions: Containing All the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 58

1886
...unconstitutional, because of the clause in the Virginia bill of rights, which declares " that all men are by nature free and independent, and have certain inherent rights...which, when they enter into a state of society, they can not by any compact deprive or divest their posterity, namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty,...
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The Southeastern Reporter, Volume 10

1890
...privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States." And the "bill of rights" of this state declares that "all men are, by nature, equally free and independent,...or divest their posterity; namely, the enjoyment of Ule and liberty, with the means of acquiringand possessing property, and of pursuing and obtaining...
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 22

1893
...constitution of that state declares that all men have certain Inherent rights; that Is to say, "the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring and possessing property, and of pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety." The statute was held unconstitutional, after a full...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 35

1887
...of men, the legal right to say to an American citizen : Do as we dictate, or we will ruin youf The enjoyment of life and liberty with the means of acquiring and possessing property is one of the inherent rights guaranteed to every citizen of this Commonwealth by the bill of rights....
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Indiana: A Redemption from Slavery

Jacob Piatt Dunn - 1888 - 453 pages
...of Rights of 1776, which was reaffirmed in their Constitution of 1830, opened with this article : " That all men are by nature equally free and independent,...of society, they cannot, by any compact, deprive or diveat their posterity ; namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring and...
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The Southeastern Reporter, Volume 10

1890
...privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States." And the "bill of rights" of this state declares that " all men are, by nature, equally free and independent,...they cannot, by any compact, deprive or divest their oosteritv ; namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring and possessing property,...
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Annual Report of the American Historical Association

American Historical Association - 1894
...equally free and independent and have certain inherent natural rights, * • * among -which are the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring...possessing property and pursuing and obtaining happiness. • * • 3. That government is, or ought to be, instituted for the common benefit, protection, and...
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Biennial Report of the Bureau of Labor Statistics of Illinois, Volume 6

Illinois. Bureau of Labor Statistics - 1891
...privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States." And the "Bill of Eights" of this State declares 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." Can the legislature, in view of these constitutional...
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