An Exposition of the Pretended Claims of William Vans on the Estate of John Codman: With an Appendix of Original Documents, Correspondence and Other Evidence, Band 2


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Seite 387 - Each individual of the society has a right to be protected by it in the enjoyment of his life, liberty, and property, according to standing laws.
Seite 411 - No man, nor corporation, or association of men, have any other title to obtain advantages, or particular and exclusive privileges, distinct from those of the community, than what arises from the consideration of services rendered to the public...
Seite 93 - Wherefore I, the said notary, at the request aforesaid, have protested, and by these presents do solemnly protest, as well against the Drawer, Acceptor, and Indorsere of the said Bill of Exchange, as against all others, whom it may concern, for exchange, reexchange, and all costs, charges, damages, and interest, suffered and to be suffered, for want of payment of the said original Bill.
Seite 412 - The body politic is formed by a voluntary association of individuals: it is a social compact, by which the whole people covenants with each citizen and each citizen with the whole people, that all shall be governed by certain laws for the common good.
Seite 387 - It is manifestly contrary to the first principles of civil liberty and natural justice, and to the spirit of our constitution and laws, that any one citizen should enjoy privileges and advantages which are denied to all others under like circumstances; or that any one should be subjected to losses, damages, suits, or actions, from which all others, under like circumstances, are exempted.
Seite 372 - So if he has declared that you shall hereafter stand before his judgment seat to give an account of the deeds done in the body...
Seite 373 - ... which shall then and there be made to appear with other due damages. And have you there this writ with your doings therein.
Seite 260 - Nay, take my life and all; pardon not that: You take my house, when you do take the prop That doth sustain my house; you take my life, When you do take the means whereby I live.
Seite 387 - Here the sovereign and absolute power resides in the people, and the Legislature can only exercise what is delegated to them according to the Constitution.
Seite 415 - The end of the institution, maintenance, and administration of government, is to secure the existence of the body politic; to protect it; and to furnish the individuals who compose it, with the power of enjoying, in safety and tranquillity, their natural rights and the blessings of life...

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