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" All men are born equally free and independent, and have certain natural, inherent, and inalienable rights, among which are the rights of enjoying and defending life and liberty, of acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and of pursuing and obtaining... "
PAPERS RELATING TO THE ANNEXATION OF THE HAWAIIN ISLANDS TO THE UNITED STATES - Page 51
1893
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Rules and Orders of the House of Representatives, of the State of Maine: 1855

Maine. Legislature. House of Representatives - Parliamentary practice - 1855 - 180 pages
...inherent and unalienable rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and of pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness. SEC. 2. All power is inherent in the people ; all free governments are founded in their authority and...
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The True Republican: Containing the Inaugural Addresses, Together with the ...

Jonathan French - Presidents - 1857 - 255 pages
...certain natural and unalienable rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing, and protecting property, and of pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness. 2. All political power is inherent in the people. Government is instituted for the protection, security...
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The Life and Times of Thomas Wilson Dorr: With Outlines of the Political ...

Dan King - Dorr Rebellion, 1842 - 1859 - 368 pages
...certain natural and iualienable rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing, and protecting property, and of pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness ; " that the people are the source of all legitimate power ; that all governments derive their just...
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Writings and Speeches of Alvan Stewart, on Slavery

Alvan Stewart - Slavery - 1860 - 426 pages
...certain natural and inalienable rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and of pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness." 12* It was supposed there were from seven hundred to one thousand slaves, and from twenty-five hundred...
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Writings and Speeches of Alvan Stewart, on Slavery

Alvan Stewart - Slavery - 1860 - 426 pages
...be doubted that it contravenes the 1st article of your Constitution, which assures us that man has the right of " acquiring, possessing, and protecting property, and of pursuing, and of obtaining safety and happiness." Can safety, property, and happiness be maintained by men or nations...
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Speeches in the Senate of the United States. Miscellaneous speeches. Appendix

Rufus Choate, Samuel Gilman Brown - United States - 1862
...inherent and inalienable rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing, and protecting property, and of pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness." But what are all these sounding abstractions worth, if the studies, and the firmness, and the virtues...
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Hawaii: the Past, Present, and Future of Its Island-kingdom: An Historical ...

Manley Hopkins - Hawaii - 1866 - 523 pages
...the constitution granted by King Kamehameha II L, in 1852, and by Karnehameha V. in 1864, declares 'All men are free to worship God according to the dictates of their own consciences ; but the sacred privilege, hereby secured, shall not be construed as to justify acts of licentiousness or...
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Memorial of the Semi-centennial Anniversary of the American Colonization ...

American Colonization Society - African Americans - 1867 - 191 pages
...and inalienable rights, — among which are the rights of enjoying and defending life and liberty, of acquiring, possessing, and protecting property,...and of pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness. SECT. 2. All power is inherent in the people : all free governments are instituted by their authority...
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NEW YORK CONVENTION MANUAL,

FRANKLIN B. HOUGII - 1867
...inherent and unalienable rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and of pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness. 2. All power is inherent in the people; all free governments are founded in their authority, and...
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The Republic of Liberia: Its Geography, Climate, Soil and Productions, with ...

J. W. Lugenbeel - African Americans - 1868 - 299 pages
...inherent and inalienable rights — among which are the rights of enjoying and defending life and liberty, of acquiring, possessing, and protecting property,...and of pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness. SEC. 2. All power is inherent in the people ; all free governments are instituted by their authority...
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