The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft: History of Oregon. 1886-1888

History Company, 1886

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Página 307 - rights and property, it is understood and declared that no law ought ever to be made, or have force in said territory, that shall in any manner interfere with or affect private contracts, or engagements, bona
Página 307 - the benefits of the writ of habeas corpus, and trial by jury; of a proportionate representation of the people in the legislature, and of judicial proceedings, according to the course of common law. All persons shall be bailable, unless for
Página 760 - when the lands in said territory shall be surveyed under the direction of the government of the United States, preparatory to bringing the same into market, sections numbered 16 and 36 in each township in said territory shall
Página 301 - that a committee be appointed to take into consideration the propriety of taking measures for the civil and military protection of this colony," and another that it should consist of twelve persons, who were accordingly chosen. The choice of the meeting fell on IL Babcock, Elijah White, James
Página 170 - 1838, in full enjoyment of that love which constrained her to leave all for Christ and heathen souls. So we have left all, and followed Thee; what shall we have therefore."' Portland PC Advocate, Jan. 2, 1879. It will be observed that the inscription is incorrect as to the date of Miss Pitman's arrival, which was in May.
Página 363 - So far discussion had been confined to the house, except in February 1823, when Benton introduced a resolution in the senate that the committee on military affairs be instructed to inquire into the expediency
Página 765 - obnoxious to southerners, with the amendment in italics: 'Sec. 12. And be it further enacted that the inhabitants of the said territory shall be entitled to all the rights, privileges, and immunities heretofore granted and secured to the territory of Iowa and to
Página 307 - be elected, shall, before entering upon the duties of his office, take an oath or affirmation, to support the laws of the territory, and faithfully discharge the duties of his office. 'Art. 4. Every free male descendant of a white man
Página 307 - for the capital offences, where the proof shall be evident, or the presumption great. All tines shall be moderate, and no cruel or unusual punishments
Página 760 - and the same is hereby, reserved for the purposes of being applied to schools in said territory, and in the states and territories to be erected out of the same.

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