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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 7 literary institution. Section 11. The Senate and House of Representatives, when assembled, shall each choose a speaker and its other officers; be judges of the qualifications and election of its members, and sit upon its own adjournments...
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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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    • Page 22 State, who shall hold their offices for the term herein prescribed. In the event any vacancy shall occur in the office of either of said Judges at any time after the first day of January one thousand eight hundred and seventy three; it...
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    • Sect. 9th Each House may determine the rules of its Proceedings punish its members for disorderly behavior, and, with the concurrence of two thirds expel a member, but not a Second time for the same offence, and shall have all other powers...
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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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    • and to the utmost of my ability, and power observe, conform to support and defend the constitution thereof. Section 11. No person who may be convicted of felony before any Court of this nation, shall be eligible to any office or appointment, of...
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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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    • 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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    • more melancholy; as several boats will not attempt to ascend the rapid current. Some intend to descend the Mississippi to Natchez: others are bound for the Illinois. Amongst the rest my son in law & daughter. We now part, perhaps to meet no more,...
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    • Knoxville 30th July 1796 Gentlemen of the Senate and of the House of Representatives. The Short time in which I conceived it was necessarily my duty to convene the Legislature, compelled me to call you together on so short a notice: In the first...
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    • Constitution of Frankland. members: They may expel a member , but not a second time for the same cause; they may administer oaths on the examination of witnesses, redress grievances, impeach State criminals, grant charters of incorporation,...
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    • 33664_13

    • Constitution of Frankland. Representatives, of the persons voted for, and the number of votes to each, which the Assembly shall examine, and the highest in votes shall be declared constitutionally elected; but no person shall be eligible more than...
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    • 33664_14

    • 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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    • 33664_16

    • State of Frankland 17 freemen of their district to consult for the common good, give instructions to their Representatives, or to apply to the Legislature for redress of grievances by address, petition, or...
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    • 33664_17

    • Constitution of Frankland. Sect. 23. Justices of the peace shall be elected for each county, ten or more, by the freemen, as shall, by the General Assembly, be thought necessary for each, of those residing within the same, and qualified as...
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    • 33664_18

    • 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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    • 33664_19

    • Constitution of Frankland. Sect. 31. That every foreigner, who comes to settle in this State, having first taken an oath of allegiance to the same, may purchase, or, by other just means, acquire, hold, and transfer land or other real estate, and,...
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    • 33664_8

    • Declaration of Rights 9 not to be kept up; and that the military should be kept under strict subordination to, and governed by, the civil power. That the people have a right to assemble together, to consult for...
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