A Journey Through Texas: Or, A Saddle-trip on the Southwestern Frontier

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Strana 497 - 1. A general diffusion of knowledge being essential to the preservation of the rights and liberties of the people, it shall be the duty of the Legislature of this State to make suitable provision for the support and maintenance of Public Schools. SEC. 2. The Legislature shall, as early
Strana 495 - 2. Treason against this State shall consist only in levying war against it, or in adhering to its enemies—giving them aid and comfort; and no person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or his own confession in open court.
Strana 493 - secure in their persons, houses, papers, and possessions, from all unreasonable seizures or searches ; and no warrant to search any place or to seize any person or thing shall issue without describing them as near as may be, nor without probable cause supported by oath
Strana 422 - commonly known as the Missouri Compromise line, shall be admitted into the Union with or without slavery, as the people of each State asking admission may desire. And in such State or States as shall bo formed out of said territory north of said Mi-souri Compromise line, slavery, or involuntary servitude (except for crime), shall be prohibited.
Strana 494 - ever be in force in this State. SEC. 19. The citizens shall have the right, in a peaceable manner, to assemble together for their common good, and to apply to those invested with the power of Government, for the redress of grievances, or other
Strana 494 - law of the land. SEC. 17. The military shall, at all times, be subordinate to the civil authority. SEC. 18. Perpetuities and monopolies are contrary to the genius of a free government, and shall never be allowed ; nor shall the law of primogeniture or entailmcnts ever be in force in this State.
Strana 494 - imposed, nor cruel, nor unusual punishment inflicted. All courts shall be open, and every person, for an injury done him in his lands, goods, person, or reputation, shall have remedy by due
Strana 495 - granted by the Legislature. SEC. 19. All property, both real and personal, of the wife, owned or claimed by her before marriage, and that acquired afterwards by gift, devise, or descent, shall be her separate property ; and laws shall be passed more clearly defining the rights of the wife in relation as well to her separate property
Strana 400 - Laughed in the nickering light, and the pewter plates on the dresser Caught and reflected the flame, as shields of armies the sunshine." The tall, elderly, busy housewife bustled about with preparations for supper, while we learned that they had been settled here forty years, and had never had reason to regret their emigration. The old man had
Strana 494 - 12. No person, for the same offense, shall be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb, nor shall a person be again put upon trial for the same offense, after a verdict of not guilty; and the right of trial by jury shall remain inviolate. SEC. 13. Every citizen shall have the right to keep and bear arms in the lawful

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