Porcupine's Works: Containing Various Writings and Selections, Exhibiting a Faithful Picture of the United States of America; of Their Government, Laws, Politics and Resources; of the Characters of Their Presidents, Governors, Legislators, Magistrates, and Military Men; and of the Customs, Manners, Morals, Religion, Virtues and Vices of the People: Comprising Also a Complete Series of Historical Documents and Remarks, from the End of the War, in 1783, to the Election of the President, in March, 1801, Band 7

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Cobbett and Morgan, 1801
 

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Seite 173 - An act supplementary to an act, entitled ' An act for appropriating a part of the unlocated territory of this state for the payment of the late state troops and other purposes therein mentioned, declaring the right of this state to the unappropriated territory thereof, for the protection and support of the frontiers of this state and for other purposes...
Seite 138 - ... naked, and rolled him from one end of the room to the other, till every part of his body was full of the fragments of glass. After this they dragged him to his bed, and having sent for a surgeon, obliged him to cut out the pieces of glass with his instruments, thereby putting him to (he most exquisite and horrible pains that can possibly be conceived.
Seite 176 - An Act for appropriating a part of the unlocated territory, of this state, for the payment of the late state troops, and for other purposes therein mentioned, declaring the right of this state to the unappropriated territory thereof, for the protection and support of the frontiers of this state, and for other purposes...
Seite 136 - ... quartered with the highest indignity and cruelty, lashing them about from one to another, day and night, without intermission, not suffering them to eat or drink ; and when they began to sink under the fatigue and pains they had undergone, they laid them on a bed, and when they thought them somewhat recovered, made them rise, and repeated the same tortures.
Seite 356 - ... shall be free to every person, who undertakes to examine the proceedings of the legislature or any part of government. Men, therefore, have only to take care in their publications, that they are decent, candid and true; that they are for the purpose of reformation and not for defamation; and that they have an eye solely to the public good.
Seite 136 - My God, help me !" and when they found the youth resolved to die rather than renounce his religion, they snatched him from the fire just as he was on the point of being burnt. In several places the soldiers applied red hot irons to the hands and feet of men, and the breasts of women.
Seite 137 - Amidst a thousand hideous cries, they hung up men and women by the hair, and some by their feet, on hooks in chimneys, and smoked them with wisps of wet hay till they were suffocated. They tied some under the arms with ropes, and plunged them again and again into wells ; they bound others...
Seite 156 - I am ordered to give in the name of the French people. Come and receive it in the name of the American people, and let this spectacle complete the annihilation of an impious coalition of tyrants...
Seite 341 - In contempt of our said Lord the King, in open violation of the laws of this kingdom, to the evil and pernicious example of all others in the like case offending, and against the peace of our said Lord the King, his crown and dignity.
Seite 55 - Subsequent events have been such, that the State cannot and ought not to pay the same nominal sum in gold or silver, which they received in paper, nor is it certain what they will do. " My intention being, and having always been, that whenever the State decides, you shall receive my part of the debt fully.

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