The History of the Loco-foco, Or Equal Rights Party: Its Movements, Conventions and Proceedings ...

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Clement & Packard, 1842 - 192 páginas
 

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Página 149 - And if thy brother be waxen poor, and fallen in decay with thee; then thou shalt relieve him: yea, though he be a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with thee.
Página 128 - Before the trial of an impeachment, the members of the court shall take an oath or affirmation, truly and impartially to try the impeachment according to evidence ; and no person shall be convicted without the concurrence of two-thirds of the members present. Judgment in cases of impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from office...
Página 59 - The true foundation of republican government is the equal right of every citizen in his person and property, and in their management. Try by this, as a tally, every provision of our Constitution and see if it hangs directly on the will of the people.
Página 128 - The assembly shall have the power of impeaching all civil officers of this State for mal and corrupt conduct in office, and for high crimes and misdemeanors; but a majority of all the members elected shall concur in an impeachment.
Página 39 - We declare unqualified hostility to bank notes and paper money as a circulating medium, because gold and silver is the only safe and constitutional currency...
Página 128 - ... in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled, in any criminal case, to be witness against himself; nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.
Página 39 - No man has a natural right to commit aggression on the equal rights of another: and this is all from which the laws ought to restrain him...
Página 152 - Resolved, That a copy of the proceedings of this meeting be transmitted to the...
Página 57 - ... the rightful power of all legislation is to declare and enforce only our natural rights and duties, and to take none of them from us...
Página 166 - That in all criminal prosecutions, every 'man hath a right to be informed of the accusation against him; to have a copy of the indictment, or charge, in due time (if required) to prepare for his defence; to be allowed counsel; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have process for his witnesses; to examine the witnesses for and against him on oath...

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