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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 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 and...
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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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    • US Martingale plate

    • Brass heart shaped martingale plate with US in the center. Recovered from Murfreesboro, Rutherford County (Tenn.), item is lead filled. The martingale plate decorated the center of the breast strap. The breast strap extended from each side of the...
    • 1862-1865
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    • Constitution Of the Cherokee Nation "We the Representatives of the people of the Cherokee Nation, in Convention assembled in order to establish justice ensure tranquility, promote our common welfare, and secure to ourselves and our posterity...
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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 11th Declaration of Rights 1st That all power is inherent in the People and all free Governments are founded on their authority and instituted for their peace, safety and happiness: for the advancement of those ends they have at all times...
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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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    • Sect. 26th That the freemen [i.e. free men] of this State have a right to Keep and to bear Arms for their common defence [i.e. defense]. Sect. 27th That no Soldier shall in time of peace be quartered in any House without consent of the owner, nor...
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    • Glue pot

    • Cast iron glue pot. Animal hide glue was melted in the small pot while hot water was poured into the larger pot. The hot water kept the glue in a liquid state. This type of glue was very common during the 19th through the early 20th centuries.
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    • CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE Whereas 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...
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    • Page 4 Sec 3. There shall be a Treasurer or Treasurers appointed for the State, by the joint vote of both Houses of the general Assembly, who shall hold his or their offices for two years. Sec 4. The election of all officers, and the filling of...
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    • tragical misfortune of poor Stuart, his family and friends to the number of twenty eight persons. This man had embarked with us for the western country, but his family being diseased with the small-pox, it was agreed upon between him & the Company,...
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    • be acting with that humane and honest principle which is capable of producing blessings from that Supreme Power, if we were to accede to your propositions, to compel a whole nation of people, contrary to their free will and choice, to leave the...
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    • numbers? It cannot be sound reason to believe that it was proper to take the census of both nations, when all those who took reservations were limited to but 640 acres to each and every head of a family, if it was not intended that the surplus of...
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