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Page 67 - Commissioners of such city, one for three years, one for two years, and one for one year from the...
Page 2 - The despotism of custom is everywhere the standing hindrance to human advancement, being in unceasing antagonism to that disposition to aim at something better than customary, which is called, according to circumstances, the spirit of liberty, or that of progress or improvement.
Page 68 - Officers who are elected by the people, or who are elected by the City Council pursuant to the City Charter, or whose appointment is subject to confirmation by the City Council, Judges and Clerks of Election, members of any Board of Education, the Superintendent and Teachers of schools, heads of any principal department of the city, members of the law department, and one Private Secretary of the Mayor, shall not be included in such classified service.
Page 2 - The spirit of improvement is not always a spirit of liberty, for it may aim at forcing improvements on an unwilling people; and the spirit of liberty, in so far...
Page 211 - That thirty-six sections, or one entire township, which shall be designated by the President of the United States, together with the one heretofore reserved for that purpose, shall be reserved for the use of a seminary of learning, and vested in the legislature of the said state, to be appropriated solely to the use of such seminary by the said legislature.
Page 211 - ... be held by the patentees or their heirs, remain exempt from any tax laid by order or under the authority of the State, whether for State, county, township, or any other purpose, for the term of three years from and after the date of the patents, respectively.
Page 209 - July next, all that part of the territory of the United States northwest of the Ohio River which lies to the westward of a line beginning at the Ohio, opposite to the mouth of Kentucky River, and running thence to Fort Recovery, and thence north until it shall intersect the territorial line between the United States and Canada, shall, for the purposes of temporary government, constitute a separate territory, and be called the Indiana Territory.
Page 79 - ... five per centum on the value of the taxable property therein, to be .ascertained by the last assessment for State and county taxes, previous to the incurring of such indebtedness.
Page 2 - ... the better for their genius. If they are of a strong character, and break their fetters, they become a mark for the society which has not succeeded in reducing them to commonplace, to point out with solemn warning as " wild,"
Page 211 - ... authorized to form a constitution and State government, or, if it be deemed more expedient, the said convention shall provide by ordinance for electing Representatives to form a constitution or frame of government; which said Representatives shall be chosen in such manner and in such proportion, and shall meet at such time and place, as shall be prescribed by the said ordinance...