History of Berks County, Pennsylvania: In the Revolution, from 1774 to 1783
C. F. Haage, printer, 1894 - 295 Seiten
Volume arranged in two books Book 1 - Revolution, Book 2 - Biographical sketches.
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1st Lieut 2nd Lieut Abraham Adam Andrew appointed army Assembly Associators August Battalion Battle Benjamin Berks County Berks County Militia British Captain Casper Charles Christian Christopher Christopher Schultz classes Colonel Colonies commanded Committee of Safety Congress Conrad Continental Convention Court Martial Daniel Brodhead Daniel Hunter Daniel Udree delegates died Drummer duty Edward Biddle Edward Scull elected enlisted Ensign Executive Council Flying Camp Frederick Gabriel Hiester Gen'l Washington George Nagel Heidelberg township Henry Christ Henry Haller Henry Spyker inhabitants Jacob Morgan James January John Lesher John Patton Jonathan Potts Joseph Hiester July June Lancaster letter Levan liberty Lt.-Col Mark Bird married Mathias meeting ment Michael Lindemuth miles military militia Miller Nicholas Lotz officers Oley Pennsylvania Philadelphia Philip prisoners Province Reading Regiment Regt returns Revolution Roll Schuylkill Sebastian Section September Sergeants Spyker Thomas tion township troops Tulpehocken Valentine Eckert Weiser William
Seite 54 - ... of his vicinage, without whose unanimous consent he cannot be found guilty ; nor can he be compelled to give evidence against himself; that no man be deprived of his liberty except by the law of the land, or the judgment of his peers.
Seite 53 - That all men are born equally free and independent, and have certain natural inherent and unalienable rights, amongst which are the enjoying and defending life and liberty; acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety.
Seite 43 - That it be recommended to the respective assemblies and conventions of the United Colonies, where no government sufficient to the exigencies of their affairs hath been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall in the opinion of the representatives of the people best conduce to the happiness and safety of their constituents in particular, and America in general.
Seite 43 - Colonies from the protection of his crown-; and, whereas, no answer whatever to the humble petitions of the colonies for redress of grievances and reconciliation with Great Britain has been or is likely to be given; but the whole force of that kingdom, aided by foreign mercenaries, is to be exerted for the destruction of the good people of these colonies...
Seite 55 - That the people have a right to freedom of speech, and of writing, and publishing their sentiments; therefore the freedom of the press ought not to be restrained.
Seite 55 - THAT all men have a natural inherent right to emigrate from one State to another that will receive them, or to form a new State in vacant countries, or in such countries as they can purchase, whenever they think that thereby they may promote their own happiness.
Seite 55 - That the people have a right to assemble together, in a peaceable manner, to consult for their common good, to instruct their representatives, and to apply to the legislature for redress of grievances.
Seite 54 - That every member of society hath a right to be protected in the enjoyment of life, liberty and property ; and therefore is bound to contribute his proportion towards the expense of that protection, and yield his personal service when necessary, or an equivalent thereto...
Seite 54 - THAT those who are employed in the legislative and executive business of the State may be restrained from oppression, the people have a right, at such periods as they may think proper, to reduce their public officers to a private station, and supply the vacancies by certain and regular elections.