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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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    • 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 1 CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE ADOPTED IN CONVENTION AT NASHVILLE, FEBRUARY 23RD A.D. 1870. PREAMBLE AND DECLARATION OF RIGHTS. Whereas, The people of the territory of the United States south of the river Ohio, having the right of...
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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 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 17 Section 2. No person who denies the being of God, or a future state of rewards and punishments, shall hold any office in the civil department of this State. Section 3. Any person who shall, after the adoption of this Constitution, fight a...
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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not inconsistent with this Constitution, shall continue in force and use until they shall expire or be altered or repealed by...
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    • 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...
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    • Sect. 6th He shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons after conviction except in cases of impeachment. Section 7th He shall at stated times receive a compensation for his Services which shall not be increased or diminished during the period...
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    • An Act for the Enumeration of the Inhabitants of the Territory of the United States of America South of the River Ohio. Acts passed at the second session of the General Assembly of the Territory of the United States of America south of the river...
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    • Sect. 2 Electors shall in all cases except treason, felony or breach of the peace be privileged from arrest during their attendance at Elections and in going to and returning from them. Sect. 3 All Elections shall be by ballot. Article 4th Sect....
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    • And be it enacted, That the sheriffs of the respective counties may appoint deputies in addition to those already in commission not exceeding five to a county, for the special purpose and no other of aiding in making the enumeration of the people...
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    • States by an act, entitled, “An act for the purpose of ceding to the United States of America certain western lands therein described.” And whereas upon taking the enumeration there may eventually be found, to be a less number of persons than...
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    • elected, shall thereby be rendered incapable, for two years, to serve in the office for which he was elected and be subject to such further punishment as the Legislature shall direct. Sect. 4th No new County shall be established by the General...
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    • chosen in the same manner, at the same places and by the same Electors, that chose the General Assembly, who shall meet within three months after the said election, for the purpose of revising, amending or changing the Constitution. Sect. 4th The...
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