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    • enter into bond, with approved security, to the Governor for the time being in the sum of five thousand dollars, for the faithful execution of the trust reposed in him; and shall also take and subscribe an oath to the same effect before the said...
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    • of the said states and territory, with a request from the managers to promote an object so interesting to the Citizens of the United States. Sec. 7. And be it enacted, That Col. James White, Col. James Winchester, Col. Stockley Donelson, Capt....
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    • Page 4 Section 21. That no man’s particular services shall be demanded, or property taken, or applied to public use, without the consent of his representatives, or without just compensation being made therefore. Section 22. That perpetuities...
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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 12 in the manner and according to the rules prescribed in case of a Bill. ARTICLE IV. Elections. Section 1. Every male person of the age of twenty-one years, being a citizen of the United States, and a resident of this State for twelve...
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    • Page 16 the qualified voters at the first election for any of the County Officers. Section 3. There shall be a treasurer or Treasurers and a Comptroller of the Treasury appointed for the State, by the joint vote of both Houses of the General...
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    • Page 18 of Macon County, be taken in the formation of said new County: Out of fractions of Grainger and Jefferson Counties but no line of such new County shall include any part of Grainger County north of the Holston River; nor shall any line...
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    • Page 19 ARTICLE XI. Miscellaneous Provisions. Section 1. All laws and ordinances now in force and use in this state, not inconsistent with this Constitution, shall continue in force and use until they shall expire or be altered or repealed by...
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    • Page 20 for a conventional rate of interest, not to exceed ten per centum per annum. Section 8. The Legislature shall have no power to suspend any general law for the benefit of any particular individual, nor to pass any law for the benefit of...
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    • Body armor

    • A section of body armor, pierced by two holes, from the Shiloh battlefield. The Battle of Shiloh was fought April 6-7, 1862. Union forces were commanded by Maj. Gens. Ulysses S. Grant and Don Carlos Buell. The Confederates were led by Gens. Albert...
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    • Sect. 3d The appointment of all Officers not otherwise directed by this Constitution shall be vested in the Legislature. Article 7th Sect. 1st Captains Subalterns and non Commissioned Officers shall be elected by those Citizens, in their respective...
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    • shall appoint their Aids; the Brigadiers General shall appoint their Brigade Majors, and the Commanding Officers of Regiments their Adjutants and Quarter Masters [i.e. Quartermasters]. Sect. 6th The Captains & Subalterns of the Cavalry shall be...
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    • said river to the top of the blue ridge, thence along the blue ridge to the Unicoy Turnpike road thence a straight line to the nearest main source of the Chestatee; thence along its main channel, including Islands to the Chatahoochie and thence...
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    • article, shall possess no rights nor power to dispose of their improvements in any manner whatever to the United States individual states, nor to individuals citizens thereof and that whenever any such citizen or citizens shall remove with their...
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    • Article 10th Sect. 1st Knoxville shall be the Seat of Government until the year One thousand Eight hundred and two. Sect. 2d All Laws and Ordinances now in force and use in this Territory not inconsistent with this Constitution shall continue to...
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    • after the election of 1828 to regulate by law the precincts & superintendents & clerks of elections in the several Districts. Section 4. All free male citizens (excepting negroes and descendants of white & Indian men by Negro women who may have...
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    • of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended unless when in case of rebellion or invasion the public Safety may require it. Sect. 16th That excessive Bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments...
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    • being made therefor. Sect. 22d That the Citizens have a right in a peaceable manner to assemble together for their common Good to instruct their Representatives, and to apply to those invested with the powers of Government for redress of grievances...
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