A Chorographical and Statistical Description of the District of Columbia: The Seat of the General Government of the United States

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Página 89 - That religion or the duty which we owe to our Creator, and the manner of discharging it, can be directed only by reason and conviction, not by force or violence ; and, therefore, all men are equally entitled to the free exercise of religion, according to the dictates of conscience ; and that it is the mutual duty of all to practice Christian forbearance, love and charity towards each other.
Página 69 - Books hath or have been already printed, and published, unless he shall first deposit, and in all other cases, unless he shall before publication deposit a printed Copy of the title of such Map, Chart, Book or Books in the Clerk's Office of the District Court, where the Author or Proprietor shall reside...
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Página 24 - And whereas many Foreigners and Strangers from the Lenity of our Government, the Purity of our Religion, the Benefit of our Laws, the Advantages of our Trade, and the Security of our Property, might be induced to come and settle in some of His Majesty's Colonies in America, if they were made Partakers of the Advantages and Privileges which the natural born Subjects of this Realm do enjoy...
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Página 28 - ... that, situated as we are in this western hemisphere, more than three thousand miles from any fixed or known meridian, it would be proper, in a national point of view, to establish a first meridian for ourselves; and that measures should be taken for the eventual establishment of such a meridian in the United States. " In examining the maps and charts of the United States, and the particular states, or their...
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