The Messages and Proclamations of the Governors of the State of Missouri, Volume 3

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State Historical Society of Missouri, 1922 - Missouri

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Page 13 - When right, I shall often be thought wrong by those whose positions will not command a view of the whole ground. I ask your indulgence for my own errors, which will never be intentional, and your support against the errors of others, who may condemn what they would not if seen in all its parts.
Page 526 - IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the great seal of the United States.
Page 447 - The General Assembly shall have no power to pass laws for the emancipation of slaves, without the consent of their owners, or without paying their owners, previous to such emancipation, a full equivalent in money, for the slaves so emancipated.
Page 346 - ... far better will it be for the people of the disunited States to part in friendship from each other, than to be held together by constraint.
Page 308 - In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the great seal of the State of Missouri.
Page 346 - But the constitution cannot be maintained, nor the Union preserved, in opposition to public feeling, by the mere exertion of the coercive powers confided to the general government. The foundations must be laid in the affections of the people ; in the security it gives to life, liberty, character, and property, in every quarter of the country, and in the fraternal attachment which the citizens of the several states bear to one another as members of one political family, mutually contributing to promote...
Page 210 - ... to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and in prosecutions by indictment or information, a speedy public trial by an impartial jury of the vicinage...
Page 185 - January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six; and the clerks of the circuit and county courts of the respective counties shall be elected by the qualified electors of their respective counties, and shall hold their offices for the term of six years, and until their successors are duly elected, commissioned, and qualified.
Page 190 - ... may be sold ; and when the Governor of said State shall certify to the Secretary of the Interior, that any twenty continuous, miles of any of said roads is completed...
Page 191 - ... shall be punished by a fine of not less than five hundred nor more than one thousand dollars for each offense.

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