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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... "
White and Black: The Outcome of a Visit to the United States - Page 386
by Sir George Campbell - 1879 - 420 pages
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Proceedings and Debates of the Virginia State Convention of ..., Pages 94-830

Virginia. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1890 - 919 pages
...equiUy 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 enjoymenl of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring and possessing property, and pursuing and...
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Letters on Slavery: Addressed to the Cumberland Congregation, Virginia

John D. Paxton - Esclavage - 1833 - 207 pages
...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...property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety." — Article 1, Bill of Rights of Virginia. Most of the states, either in their constitutions...
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Supplement to The Revised Code of Virginia: Being a Collection of All the ...

Virginia - Law - 1833 - 584 pages
...they enter into a state of society, they cannot, by any compact, deprive or divest their posterily ; namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the...property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety. 2. That all power is vested in, and consequently derived from, the people ; that magistrates...
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Picture of Slavery in the United States of America

George Bourne - Slavery - 1834 - 227 pages
...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 lile and liberty, with the means of acquiring and possessine property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness...
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Slavery in America, Issue 14

Thomas Price - Slavery - 1837
...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...property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety." — Virginia. " Through divine goodness, all men have by nature, the rights of worshipping...
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Digest of the Laws of Virginia: Which are of a Permanent Character ..., Volume 1

Joseph Tate - Electronic book - 1841 - 959 pages
...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...property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety. 2. That all power 'is vested in, and consequently derived from, the people ; that magistrates...
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The True Republican: Containing the Inaugural Addresses, Together with the ...

Presidents - 1841 - 456 pages
...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...property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety. , 2. That all power is vested in, and consequently derived from, the people ; that magistrates...
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The History of England: From the Accession to the Decease of King ..., Volume 2

John Adolphus - Great Britain - 1841
...rights, of which they cannot, by any compact, deprive or divest their posterity ; among which are the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring...property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and CHAP. XXIX. 1776. Declaration of rights. 1st June. Discussion of the question of independency. 7th...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 11

United States - 1842
...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...property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety. "2. That all power is invested in, and consequently derived from, the people; that magistrates...
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A Few Lectures on Natural Law

Henry St. George Tucker - Natural law - 1844 - 128 pages
...certain inherent rights, of which, when they enter into a state of society they cannot by any compact divest their posterity ; namely, the enjoyment of...property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety." Next let it be remarked that the great end and aim and indeed the only legitimate object of...
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