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    • 33664_9

    • 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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    • 33664_6

    • That all political power is vested in, [missing] derived from the people only. That the people of this State ought to have the sole and exclusive right of regulating the internal government and police thereof. That no man, or sett of men, are...
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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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    • September one Thousand seven hundred and ninety seven, And forever after, the General Assembly shall meet on the third monday of September next, ensuing the then election, and at no other period unless as provided for by this Constitution. Sect....
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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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    • Page 39

    • Sect. 6th Until the first enumeration shall be made as directed in the second Section of the first article of this Constitution, the Several Counties shall be respectively entitled to elect one Senator and two Representatives, provided that no new...
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    • Sect. 2d. Within three years after the first Meeting of the General Assembly and within every subsequent term of seven years, an enumeration of the taxable Inhabitants, shall be made in such manner as shall be directed by law, the number of...
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    • Page 23

    • Sect. 2d That each member of the Senate and House of Representatives, shall before they proceed to business take an oath or affirmation to support the Constitution of this State, and also the following oath: I. A.B. do solemnly swear (or affirm)...
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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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    • Sect. 19th That the printing Presses shall be free to every person who undertakes to examine the proceedings of the Legislature, or of any branch or officer of Government: and no law shall ever be made to restrain the right thereof. The free...
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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 6 years from the day of the general election. Section 4. An enumeration of the qualified voters, and an apportionment of the Representatives in the General Assembly, shall be made in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one, and...
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    • Page 5 river runs through the same; thence to the top of the Bald Mountain; thence along the extreme height of said mountain to the Painted Rock on French Broad river; thence along the highest ridge of said mountain, to the place where it is called...
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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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