Records of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, in New England: 1784-1792

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A. C. Greene and brothers, state printers, 1865 - Rhode Island

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Page 259 - And the articles of this confederation shall be inviolably observed by every State, and the union shall be perpetual ; nor shall any alteration at any time hereafter be made in any of them, unless such alteration be agreed to in a Congress of the United States, and be afterwards confirmed by the legislatures of every State.
Page 259 - Every State shall abide by the determinations of the United States in Congress assembled on all questions which by this Confederation are submitted to them. And the Articles of this Confederation shall be inviolably observed by every State, and the Union shall be perpetual...
Page 374 - That his Excellency, the Governor, be, and he is hereby, requested...
Page 459 - States; and also to make, have, and use a common seal, and the same to break, alter, and renew at their pleasure; and also to ordain, establish, and put in execution...
Page 381 - After the first enumeration required by the first Article of the Constitution, there shall be one Representative for every thirty thousand, until the number...
Page 262 - We will neither import nor purchase, any slave imported after the first day of December next; after which time, we will wholly discontinue the slave trade, and will neither be concerned in it ourselves, nor will we hire our vessels, nor sell our commodities or manufactures to those who are concerned in it.
Page 458 - ... to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered, defend and be defended, in courts of record, or any other place whatsoever.
Page 279 - And be it further enacted, that all actions of trespass quare clausum fregit, all actions of trespass, detinue, action, sur trover, and replevin for taking away of goods and cattle, all actions of account, and upon the case, other than such accounts as concern the trade of merchandise between merchant and merchant their factors or servants...
Page 390 - That it be recommended to the legislatures of the several States to pass laws, making it expressly the duty of the keepers of their jails to receive and safe keep therein all prisoners committed under the authority of the United States, until they shall be discharged by due course of the laws thereof...
Page 226 - Justices of the Superior Court of Judicature, Court of Assize, and General Gaol Delivery, held at Boston by Adjournment, November 27, 1770.

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