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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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    • 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 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 11 Speaker of the House of Representatives. Section 13. No member of Congress, or person holding any office under the United States, or this State, shall execute the office of Governor. Section 14. When any officer, the right of whose...
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    • Sect. 13th Neither House shall during their Session adjourn without consent of the other, for more than three days, nor to any other place than that in which the two Houses shall be sitting. Sect. 14th Bills may originate in either House, but may...
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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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    • consideration such measures as he shall judge expedient. Sect. 12th In case of his death, resignation or removal from office, the Speaker of the Senate shall exercise the office of Governor until another Governor shall be duly qualified. Sect....
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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 2 Sec. 31. That the limits and boundaries of this State be ascertained, it is declared they are as hereafter mentioned, that is to say: Beginning on the extreme height of the Stone mountain, at the place where the line of Virginia intersects...
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    • John Donelson Diary 1779 The Original “Journal of a voyage, intended by God's Permission, in the good Boat Adventure, from Fort Patrick Henry on Holston river to the French Salt Springs on Cumberland River, kept by John Donaldson.” Decem. 22 1779
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    • Journal of a Voyage, intended by God's Permission, in the good Boat Adventure, from Fort Patrick Henry on Holston river to the French Salt-Springs on Cumberland River, kept by John Donaldson Decm. 22. 1779 Took our Departure from the Fort and fell...
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    • Thursday 9th. Proceed on our journey, nothing happening worthy attention today, floated till about midnight, & encamped on the northern shore. Friday 10th. This morning about 4 o'clk, [i.e. o’clock] we were surprised by the cries of "help poor...
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    • near the shore were fired on by the Indians. Five of the crews were wounded but not dangerously. Came to camp at night near the mouth of a creek. After kindling fires and preparing for rest, the company were alarmed, on account of the incessant...
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    • Constitution of Frankland 13 Sect. 7. That laws, before they are enacted, may be more maturely considered, and the danger of hasty and injudicious determinations as much as possible prevented, all Bills of...
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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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