A Geography of Pennsylvania: Containing an Account of the History, Geographical Features, Soil, Climate ...

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E. C. Biddle, 1843 - Pennsylvania - 384 pages
 

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Page 106 - Legislature ; and the military shall, in all cases and at all times, be in strict subordination to the civil power. SEC. 25. That no soldier shall, in time of peace, be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.
Page 90 - The legislature shall, as soon as conveniently may be, provide, by law, for the establishment of schools throughout the State, in such manner that the poor may be taught gratis.
Page 104 - ... be compelled to attend, erect, or support any place of worship, or to maintain any ministry, against his consent; and that no preference shall ever be given by law to any religious society or mode of worship: and no religious test shall be required as a qualification to any office of trust or profit.
Page 104 - But for any reasonable cause, which shall not be sufficient ground of impeachment, the governor may remove any of them on the address of twothirds of each branch of the legislature.
Page 335 - That the objects of the said corporation shall be the promotion and encouragement of manufactures and the mechanic and useful arts, by the establishment of popular lectures on the sciences connected with them, by the formation of a cabinet of models and minerals. and a library, by offering premiums on all objects deemed worthy of encouragement, by examining all new inventions submitted to them, and by such other measures as they may judge expedient (/). In time these general aims came into sharper...
Page 103 - In elections by the citizens, every white freeman of the age of twenty-one years, having resided in this State one year, and in the election district where he offers to vote, ten days immediately preceding such election, and within two years paid a State or county tax, which shall have been assessed at least ten days before the election, shall enjoy the rights of an elector...
Page 148 - Kiskeminetas ; and also as soon as they shall deem it expedient and practicable, to construct a navigable feeder of a canal, from French Creek to the summit level at Conneaut lake, sufficient to convey at least two hundred and twentyone cubic feet of water per second, and to survey and locate the route of a canal from thence to Lake Erie...
Page 104 - That all power is inherent in the people; and all free governments are founded on their authority, and instituted for their peace, safety, and happiness.
Page 103 - In elections by the citizens, every freeman of the age of twenty-one years, having resided in the state two years next before the election, and within that time paid a state or county tax, which shall have been assessed at least six months before the election, shall enjoy the rights of an elector...
Page 284 - At a sight like this even the heart of the savage shrunk from the idea of committing so horrid an act, and quitting the spot, they hastily returned to the town, and informed their companions that the great Spirit protected the white man, for they had found him with no door but a blanket, and had seen a large rattle-snake crawl over his legs without attempting to injure him.

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