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" ... a majority of the community hath an indubitable, unalienable, and indefeasible right, to reform, alter, or abolish it, in such manner as shall be judged most conducive to the public weal. "
The Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of the Federal ... - Page 50
by Jonathan Elliot - 1836
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The African Repository, Volume 23

African Americans - 1847
...found inadequate or contrary to these purposes, the majority, however small that majority may be, has an indubitable, unalienable and indefeasible right, to reform, alter or abolish it, in such a manner as shall be judged most conducive to the public weal. Such changes, however, are always dangerous,...
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Commentaries on Statute and Constitutional Law and Statutory and ...

E. Fitch Smith - Constitutional law - 1848 - 976 pages
...of maladministration ; and that, when any government shall be found inadequate or contrary to these purposes, a majority of the community hath an indubitable,...shall be judged most conducive to the public weal. " That no man or set of men, are entitled to exclusive or separate emoluments or privileges from the...
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The American's Own Book: Or, The Constitutions of the Several States in the ...

John Bigelow - Constitutions - 1848 - 515 pages
...inadequate or contrary to these purposes, a majority of the community hath an indubitable, inalienable, and indefeasible right to reform, alter, or abolish...shall be judged most conducive to the public weal. 4. That no man, or set of men, are entitled to exclusive or separate emoluments or privileges from...
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The Right of the People to Establish Forms of Government: Mr. Hallett's ...

Benjamin Franklin Hallett - Constitutional history - 1848 - 71 pages
...their safety and happiness." The Virginia Declaration of June 12, 1776, had preceded this — "that a majority of the community hath an indubitable, unalienable,...and indefeasible right, to reform, alter or abolish government, in such manner as shall be judged most conducive to the public weal." No qualification,...
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A Memoir of Thomas Chittenden, the First Governor of Vermont: With a History ...

Daniel Chipman - Constitutional history - 1849 - 222 pages
...advantage of any single man, family or set of men, who are a part only of that community ; and that the community hath an indubitable, unalienable and indefeasible right to reform, alter, or abolish goveminent, in such manner as shall be, by that community, judged most conducive to the public weal....
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Governor's Message and Annual Reports of the Public Officers of the ..., Part 1

Virginia - Virginia - 1851
...which it was created, " a majority of the community hath an indubitable, unalienable and indefeasable right to reform, alter or abolish it, in such manner...shall be judged most conducive to the public weal." And in accordance with this wholesome and wise provision of free government, incorporated in the organic...
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Debates and Proceedings of the Maryland Reform Convention to Revise the ...

Maryland. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1851
...these purposes, a majority of the community hath an indubitable, unalienable right to alter, reform or abolish it, in such manner as shall be judged most conducive to the public weal." Indeed, sir, the absence of such a provision in the several Constitutions constitute exceptions. A...
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The Constitutions of the Several States of the Union and United States ...

Constitutional history - 1852 - 633 pages
...of mal-administration ; and that, when any government shall be found inadequate or contrary to these purposes, a majority of the community hath an indubitable,...shall be judged most conducive to the public weal. 4. That no man, or set of men are entitled to exclusive or separate emoluments or privileges from the...
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American Oratory: Or Selections from the Speeches of Eminent Americans

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1854 - 531 pages
...mal-administration, and that whenever any jjovernment shall be found inadequate, or contrary to these puiposes, a majority of the community hath an indubitable, unalienable...to the public weal." This, sir, is the language of democracy—that a majority of the community have a right to alter their government when found to be...
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The True Republican: Containing the ... Addresses ... and Messages of All ...

Jonathan French - 1854 - 478 pages
...of maladministration ; and that, when any government shall be found inadequate or contrary to these purposes, a majority of the community hath an indubitable,...unalienable, and indefeasible right to reform, alter, orabolish it, in such manner as shall be judged most conducive to the public weal. 4. That no man,...
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