Willing Letters and Papers: Edited with a Biographical Essay of Thomas Willing of Philadelphia (1631-1821)

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Allen, Lane and Scott, 1922 - 227 Seiten
 

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Seite xxviii - That it be recommended to the respective assemblies and conventions of the United Colonies, where no government sufficient to the exigencies of their affairs hath been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall in the opinion of the representatives of the people best conduce to the happiness and safety of their constituents in particular, and America in general.
Seite xviii - Lest this declaration should disquiet the minds of our friends and fellow-subjects in any part of the empire, we assure them that we mean not to dissolve that union which has so long and so happily subsisted between us, and which we sincerely wish to see restored.
Seite 224 - That it be recommended to the respective Assemblies and Conventions of the United Colonies, where no government sufficient to the exigencies of their affairs has been hitherto established, to adopt such Government as shall, in the opinion of the Representatives of the People, best conduce to the happiness and safety of their constituents in particular and America in general.
Seite 224 - Colonies, where no government sufficient to the exigencies of their affairs had been established, to adopt such a government as should, in the opinion of the representatives of the people, best conduce to the happiness and safety of their constituents in particular, and of America in general.
Seite 202 - Testator therein named, sign, seal, publish, pronounce and declare the foregoing writing as and for his last Will and Testament, and that at the doing thereof he was of sound and well disposing mind, memory and understanding to the best of their knowledge, observation and belief.
Seite xxx - Britain; and it is necessary that the exercise of every kind of authority under the said crown should be totally suppressed; and all the powers of government exerted under the authority of the people of the colonies...
Seite 227 - Let it be known that this constitution is but temporary, till an accommodation of the unhappy differences between Great Britain and America can be obtained...
Seite xxxviii - ... of America ; for it has caused division when we wanted union, and will be ascribed to very different principles than those which ought to give rise to such an important measure.
Seite 144 - An act making provision for the debt of the United States ;" and the other entitled "An act making provision for the reduction of the public debt...
Seite 143 - An act making provision for the reduction of the public debt;" borrowing of the bank an equal sum, to be applied to the purposes, for which the said...

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