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    • An Act to authorize the raising a fund, for the purpose of discharging the cost of cutting and clearing a wagon road from south West Point to the settlement on Cumberland River, in Mero district, by lottery. Section 1. Be it enacted by the...
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    • to remain as a fund for the purposes aforesaid, until the same be drawn out of his hands in the manner hereafter directed. Sec 3. And be it enacted, That the managers of the said lottery shall ( in case the whole of the said tickets are not sold...
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    • Page 1 CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE ADOPTED IN CONVENTION AT NASHVILLE, FEBRUARY 23RD A.D. 1870. PREAMBLE AND DECLARATION OF RIGHTS. Whereas, The people of the territory of the United States south of the river Ohio, having the right of...
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    • Page 2 fifteenth day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-nine, did provide for the calling of a Convention by the people of the State, to meet at Nashville, on the second Monday in January, in the year of our...
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    • Page 5 river runs through the same; thence to the top of the Bald Mountain; thence along the extreme height of said mountain to the Painted Rock on French Broad river; thence along the highest ridge of said mountain, to the place where it is called...
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    • Page 8 No law of a general nature shall take effect until forty days after its passage unless the same or the caption thereof shall state that the public welfare requires that it should take effect sooner. Section 21. Each House shall keep a...
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    • Page 9 All property shall be taxed according to its value, that value to be ascertained in such manner as the Legislature shall direct, so that taxes shall be equal and uniform throughout the State. No one species of property from which a tax may...
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    • Page 14 His term of service shall be eight years. Section 5. An Attorney General and Reporter for the State, shall be appointed by the Judges of the Supreme Court and shall hold his office for a term of eight years. An Attorney for the State for...
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    • Page 17 Section 2. No person who denies the being of God, or a future state of rewards and punishments, shall hold any office in the civil department of this State. Section 3. Any person who shall, after the adoption of this Constitution, fight a...
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    • 1796 Tennessee Constitution We the People of the Territory of the United States south of the River Ohio having the right of admission into the General Government as a member State thereof, consistent with the Constitution of the United States and...
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    • of the peace, or Trustee of any Literary Institution where the power of appointment to such office or place of trust, is vested in their own body. Sect. 25th Any member of either House of the General Assembly shall have liberty to dissent from and...
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    • An Act for the Enumeration of the Inhabitants of the Territory of the United States of America South of the River Ohio. Acts passed at the second session of the General Assembly of the Territory of the United States of America south of the river...
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    • by their deputies; and the Sheriffs of each county shall assign to each deputy employed in aid to himself in taking the enumeration, a certain division of his county plainly described in writing. The Sheriffs and their deputies shall respectively...
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    • General Assembly of the Territory aforesaid entitled, “An act providing for the enumeration of the inhabitants of the Territory of the United States of America south of the river Ohio.” According to the best of my ability. The enumeration shall...
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    • =============================================================== Name of heads of Families. Free white males sixteen years and upwards including heads of families. Free white males under sixteen years. Free white Females including heads of families....
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    • hundred dollars; which forfeitures shall be recoverable in the courts of the County where the Sheriff or deputy sheriff shall reside, by action of debt or information, the one half thereof to the use of the Territory and the other half to the use...
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    • And be it enacted, That the sheriffs of the respective counties may appoint deputies in addition to those already in commission not exceeding five to a county, for the special purpose and no other of aiding in making the enumeration of the people...
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    • States by an act, entitled, “An act for the purpose of ceding to the United States of America certain western lands therein described.” And whereas upon taking the enumeration there may eventually be found, to be a less number of persons than...
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    • Sect. 2d That each member of the Senate and House of Representatives, shall before they proceed to business take an oath or affirmation to support the Constitution of this State, and also the following oath: I. A.B. do solemnly swear (or affirm)...
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