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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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    • the peace be privileged from arrest during their attendance at elections and the General Council, and in going to or returning from the same. In all elections by the people the electors shall vote Vi-Va-Voce. Elections for members to the General...
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    • Article 1st. The Judicial powers shall be vested in a Supreme Court, and such Circuit and inferior Courts as the General Council may from time to time ordain and establish. Article 2nd. The Supreme Court, shall consist of three Judges, any two...
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    • to the age of thirty years, nor shall any person continue to exercise the duties of any of the said offices after he shall have attained, to the age of seventy years. Art. 6. The Judges of the Supreme and Circuit Courts, shall be appointed by...
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    • Art. 22. There shall be a Marshall appointed by a joint vote of both Houses of the General Council for the term of four years, whom compensation and duty shall be regulated by law, and whose jurisdiction shall extend over the Cherokee Nation -...
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    • Constitution of Frankland. 15 of any commodity for any time not exceeding thirty days, in the recess of the General Assembly only:—They may grant licences [sic], as the laws shall direct, and shall have...
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    • Constitution of Frankland. 19 law, act, or resolve whatsoever respecting religion or the spiritual service we owe to God; but shall confine themselves wholly to matter purely civil. Sect. 25. Laws for the encouraging...
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    • THE CONSTITUTION OR FORM OF GOVERNMENT Agreed to and resolved by the REPRESENTATIVES of the Freemen of the State of Frankland, elected and chosen for that particular purpose , in Convention assembled, at Greeneville, the 14th of Novem. 1785. This...
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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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    • be, and by the eastern boundary; and Knox county to be butted and bounded by the line of Jefferson county, from the mouth of Cresswell’s mill creek to the indian boundary, or eastern boundary of the Territory as the case may be: Again from the...
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    • Transcripts from Tennessee Civil and Military Commission Book, Volume 1 Page 1 State of Tennessee Citizens William Blount and William Cocke Commissioned Senators to represent this State in the Congress of the United States April the 2nd...
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    • Page 12 George Smith licensed to practice as an attorney at law, in the several county courts of Pleas and Quarter sessions in this State May 13th 1797. ============================================================= James C. Maclin of the County of...
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    • Page 13 Hugh Lawson White licensed to practice as an attorney at law, in the several courts of law and equity in this state. October 11th 1797. ============================================================= Moses Fisk licensed to practise as an...
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    • Page 3 liberty or property, but by the judgment of his peers, or the law of the land. Section 9. That in all criminal prosecutions, the accused hath the right to be heard by himself and his counsel; to demand the nature and cause of the...
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    • Sect. 19th The doors of each House and Committees of the whole shall be Kept open, unless when the business shall be such as ought to be Kept Secret. Sect. 20th The Legislature of this State shall not allow the following Officers of Government...
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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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    • The party shall nevertheless in all cases be liable to Indictment, trial, Judgment and punishment according to law. Article 5th Sect. 1st The judicial power of the State shall be vested in such Superior and inferior Courts of Law and equity, as the...
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    • Page 13 and Secretary of State, shall be liable to impeachment, whenever they may, in the opinion of the House of Representatives, commit any crime in their official capacity which may require disqualification; but judgment shall only extend to...
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