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An Act for the better securing the liberty of the subject, and

the prevention of imprisonments beyond the seas ; commonly

called the Habeas Corpus Act : 31 Charles 2, chap. 2, May, 1679.

Bill of Rights ; passed 1 William and Mary, Sess. 2, ch. 2, A.

D. 1689 : being an Act for declaring the rights and liberties of

the subject, and settling the succession of the Crown.

The Constitution of South Carolina of 26 March, 1776; agreed

to and resolved upon by the Representatives of South Carolina.

An Ordinance for establishing an Oath of Abjuration and Al-

legiance; passed 13th February, 1777.

The Constitution of South Carolina, 19th March, 1778.

An Act enforcing an assurance of Allegiance and Fidelity to the

State; 28 March, 1778.

Articles of Confederation. In Congress, July 8, 1778.

Act of Cession of Virginia of her title to land north and west

of the River Ohio; March 1, 1784.

Resolution of Congress accepting the Cession of Virginia of

lands north and west of the River Ohio; July 7, 1786.

Ordinance of Congress for the government of the Territory

north and west of Ohio ; July 13, 1787.

Act of Virginia, 30 December, 1788, supplementary to the Act

of Cession.

Act of Cession of South Carolina, 8th March, 1787 and 9th

August, 1787.

Remarks by the Editor.

Constitution of the United States; 17th Sept. 1787.

Amendments to the Constitution of the United States,

Resolution of the two houses of the Legislature of South

Carolina, respecting amendments to the Constitution of the Uni-

ted States; 18th Dec. 1829.

The Constitution of the State of South Carolina; June 3, 1790.

Temporary additions thereto, June 3, 1790.

Amendments to the Constitution of South Carolina of June 3,

1790, viz. Dec. 17, 1808. Dec. 19, 1810. Dec. 19, 1816. Dec.

20, 1820. Dec. 19-20, 1828. Dec. 6, 1834.

Resolution of the two houses, concerning the 4th Section of the

Constitution; Dec. 17, 1831.

Resolution of the two houses, respecting Elections, and the

4th Section of the Constitution of this State; Dec. 10, 1833.

Documents and Records concerning Federal Relations generally.

Preliminary remarks by the Editor, viz:

Double character of the States’and the United States government.

Brief history of the Tariff of protection in its rise and Pro-

gress among us.

Unconstitutionality of a Tariff Protection.

Injustice of a Tariff of Protection.

Inexpedience of a Tariff of Protection.

Objections to all Custom house taxation on foreign Imports.

Consolidation.

States Rights.

Nullification.

Power and jurisdiction of the Federal Judiciary.

Secession.

Coercion.

Allegiance.

Supremacy of a Congress Majority.

General Welfare.

Internal Improvements.

Report of the Committee on the preamble and Resolutions

presented by Pleasant May, Esq. member from Chesterfield, on

the subject of the Tariff. Dec. 8, 1820.

Report of the Special Committe on the decisions of the Fede-

ral Judiciary, and the acts of Congress contravening the letter

and spirit of the Constitution of the Union. Dec. 15, 1825.

Memorial, &c: being the report of a special Committee of the

Senate of South Carolina, on the resolutions submitted by Mr.

Ramsay on the subject of States Rights. Dec. 12 & 19, 1827.

Protest and Instructions of the Legislature of South Caroli-

na, on the right of Congress to impose protecting duties on Im-

ports: Dec. 19, 1828.

Resolutions on the right of Congress to impose protecting du-

ties: Dec. 20, 1828.

Exposition and Protest reported by the Special Committee of

the House of Representatives of South Carolina, on the Tariff:

Dec. 19, 1828.

Ordered to be printed, but not adopted. See note of the

Editor.

Report adopted by the Legislature of the State of GEORGIA,

on the resolutions of South Carolina and Ohio. Ordered to be

printed in the Pamphlet Laws, Reports and Resolutions of South

Carolina, Dec. Session, 1829.

Memorial on the subject of the late Tariff, addressed by the

General Assembly of the State of GEORGIA, to the Anti-

Tariff States. Ordered to be printed with the Pamphlet Laws,

Reports and Resolutions of South Carolina, at December Ses-

sion, 1829.

Remonstrance to the States in favour of a Tariff'; adopted by

the Legislature of GEORGIA, Dec. 19, 1828. Ordered to be

printed among the Laws and Resolutions of the State of South

Carolina, at the Session of Dec. 1829.

Resolutions of Virginia, on the powers of the Federal Govern-

ment. Ordered to be printed with the Acts and Resolutions of

South Carolina, at Dec. Session, 1829.

Resolutions of the Legislature of South Carolina, on the

Constitution of the United States, and the powers of the Gene-

ral Government. Dec. 17, 1830.

Report of the Committee on Federal Relations, concerning a

letter from General Jackson, President of the United States;

Dec. 14, 1831.

Documents relating to the CONVENTION: first Session, which be-

gan November 19, 1832.

An act to provide for the calling of a Convention of the Peo-

ple of this State ; Oct. 26, 1832.

Note of the Editor, thereto.

Report of the Committee to whom was referred the Act to

provide for the calling of a Convention of the People of this

State.

An Ordinance to Nullify certain acts of the Congress of the

United States, purporting to be Laws, laying duties and imposts

on the importation of foreign Commodities; Novr. 24, IS32.

List of such members of the Convention as signed the same.

Address to the People of South Carolina, by their delegates

in Convention.

Address to the people of Massachusetts, Virginia, New York,

Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Maryland, Connecticut, Vermont,

New Hampshire, Maine, New Jersey, Georgia, Delaware,

Rhode Island, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Louisiana, Indiana,

Mississippi, Illinois, Alabama, and Missouri.

Resolutions respecting the Proclamation of the President of

the United States. Adopted Dec. 17, 1832.

Report of the Committee on Federal Relations ; December

20, 1832.

Proclamation by the Governor of South Carolina; Dec. 21,

1832.

An act to carry into effect in part, an Ordinance to nullify

certain acts of the Congress of the the United States, purporting

to be laws, laying duties on the importation of foreign commodities,

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passed in Convention of this State, at Columbia, on the 24th

day of November, in the year of our Lord 1832. 20th Dec. 1832.

An Act concerning the Oath required by the Ordinance pas-

sed in convention at Columbia, the 24th day of November

1832. 20th Dec. 1832.

Documents relating to the CONVENTION ; second Session, which

which began March 11, 1833.

Letter from the Governor of the State to the President of the

Convention.

Letter from the Governor of Virginia to the Governor of

South Carolina.

Copy of the Preamble and Resolutions adopted by the Vir-

ginia Legislature, and transmitted through their commissioner

to the constituted authorities of this State.

Correspondence between the Commissioner of Virginia and

the constituted authorities of this State.

Letter from Governor Robert Y. Hayne to the Hon. Benj. W.

Leigh.

Letter from James Hamilton, Jr. to his Excellency R. Y.

Hayne.

Report of the Committee to whom was referred the communi-

cation of the Honorable Benjamin Watkins Leigh, Commissioner

from the State of Virginia, and all other matters connected with

the subject, and the course which should be pursued by the Con-

vention at the present important crisis of our political affairs.

An Ordinance, 15th March 1833, rescinding the nullifying Ordi-

nance of the 24th Novr. 1832.

Report on the mediation of Virginia.

Report of the Committee to whom was referred the act of

Congress entitled “ An act further to provide for the collection of

duties on Imports." (Commonly called the FORCE BILL: 2d

March 1833.)

An Ordinance to Nullify an act of the Congress of the United

States, entitled, “An act further to provide for the collection of

duties on Imports,” commonly called the FORCE BILL.

An Act (of Congress) to modify the act of 14th July, 1832,

and all other acts imposing duties on imports. (The present act

is known as Mr. Clay's compromising Law.)

Note of the Editor thereto.

Documents, Memoranda, and Acts of Assembly relating to the

Boundary Line of the State.

Preliminary Notices.

Extract from Timothy's Southern Gazette, October 21,1732,

and Novr. 4, 1732.

List of Documents relating to the Boundary Line, now remain-

ing in the Office of the Secretary of State, at Columbia.

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