The Constitution of the State of Vermont: Established by Convention July 9, 1793 ; and Amended by Conventions in 1828, 1836, 1850, and 1870, and by the People in 1883

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C.H. Davenport & Company, 1891 - 95 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 59 - That the person of a debtor, where there is not strong presumption of fraud, shall not be continued in prison after delivering up his estate for the benefit of his creditors, in such manner as shall be prescribed by law.
Σελίδα 60 - As every freeman, to preserve his independence, (if he has not a sufficient estate,) ought to have some profession, calling, trade, or farm, whereby he may honestly subsist, there can be no necessity for, nor use in establishing offices of profit ; the usual effects of which are dependence and servility, unbecoming freemen, in the possessors and expectants ; faction, contention, corruption, and disorder among the people. Wherefore, whenever an office, through increase of fees or otherwise, becomes...
Σελίδα 28 - Neither house, during the session of the general assembly, shall, without the consent of the other, adjourn for more than three days, nor to any other place than that in which the two houses shall be sitting,—and...
Σελίδα 20 - But if any man is called into public service to the prejudice of his private affairs, he has a right to a reasonable compensation; and whenever an office, through increase of fees, or otherwise, becomes so profitable as to occasion many to apply for it, the profits ought to be lessened by the Legislature.
Σελίδα 50 - That every member of society hath a right to be protected in the enjoyment of life, liberty, and property, and therefore, is bound to contribute his proportion towards the expense of that protection, and yield his personal service, when necessary, or an equivalent thereto...
Σελίδα 24 - Every person of good character, who comes to settle in this state, having first taken an oath or affirmation of allegiance to the same, may purchase, or by other just means acquire, hold and transfer land, or other real estate, and after one year's residence shall be deemed a free denizen thereof, and entitled to all...
Σελίδα 60 - ... as the law shall direct ; and any person who shall directly or indirectly give, promise, or bestow, any such rewards to be elected, shall thereby be rendered incapable to serve for the ensuing year, and be subject to such further punishment as a future legislature shall derect.
Σελίδα 49 - ... nor can any man be justly deprived or abridged of any civil right as a citizen, on account of his religious sentiments, or peculia[r] mode of religious worship...
Σελίδα 54 - I do acknowledge the holy scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be given by divine inspiration.
Σελίδα 26 - Duty it shall be to enquire whether the Constitution has been preserved inviolate in every Part ; and whether the legislative and executive Branches of Government have performed their Duty as Guardians of the People, or assumed to themselves, or exercised other or greater Powers than they are entitled to by the Constitution...

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