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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1902
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
 

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Stran 302 - The better to secure and perpetuate mutual friendship and intercourse among the people of the different States in this Union, the free inhabitants of each of these States, paupers, vagabonds and fugitives from justice excepted, shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of free citizens in the several States...
Stran 164 - That religion or the duty which we owe to our Creator, and the manner of discharging it, can be directed only by reason and conviction, not by force or violence ; and, therefore, all men are equally entitled to the free exercise of religion, according to the dictates of conscience ; and that it is the mutual duty of all to practice Christian forbearance, love and charity towards each other.
Stran 165 - That religion, or the duty which we owe to our Creator, and the manner of discharging it, can be directed only by reason and conviction, not by force or violence ; and therefore all men are equally entitled to the free exercise of religion, according to the dictates of conscience ; and that it is the duty of all to practice Christian forbearance, love and charity towards each other.
Stran 167 - During almost fifteen centuries, has the legal establishment of Christianity been on trial. What have been its fruits ? More or less in all places, pride and indolence in the Clergy ; ignorance and servility in the laity ; in both, superstition, bigotry and persecution.
Stran 123 - The aforesaid relinquishment or cession, as the case may be, includes all documents exclusively referring to the sovereignty relinquished or ceded that may exist in the archives of the Peninsula. Where any document in such archives only in part relates to said sovereignty a copy of such part will be furnished whenever it shall be requested.
Stran 306 - Various considerations also render it expedient that the terms on which foreigners may be admitted to the rights of citizens should be speedily ascertained by a uniform rule of naturalization. Uniformity in the currency, weights, and measures of the United States is an object of great importance, and will, I am persuaded, be duly attended to. The advancement of agriculture, commerce...
Stran 137 - If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater: for this is the witness of God, which he hath testified of his Son.
Stran 2 - Said association shall report annually to the secretary of the Smithsonian Institution concerning its proceedings and the condition of historical study in America.
Stran 300 - That these States will receive all such foreigners who shall leave the armies of his Britannic Majesty in America and shall choose to become members of any of these States ; that they shall be protected in the free exercise of their respective religions and be invested with the rights, privileges, and immunities of natives, as established by the laws of these States; and.
Stran 313 - That any alien, being a free white person, may be admitted to become a citizen of the United States, or any of them, on the following conditions, and not otherwise : First.

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