Vermont: a Study of Independence

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1892 - 370
 

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Strona 177 - Wherever the King's forces point, militia, to the amount of three or four thousand, assemble in twenty-four hours; they bring with them their subsistence, etc., and, the alarm over, they return to their farms. The Hampshire Grants in particular, a country unpeopled and almost unknown in the last war, now abounds in the most active and most rebellious race of the continent, and hangs like a gathering storm upon my left.
Strona 146 - Therefore, no male person, born in this country, or brought from over sea, ought to be holden by law to serve any person, as a servant, slave, or apprentice...
Strona 253 - received and admitted into this Union as a new and entire member of the United States." CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA...
Strona 1 - Continuing our route along the west side of the lake, contemplating the country, I saw on the east side very high mountains capped with snow. I asked the Indians if those parts were inhabited? They answered me, Yes, and that they were Iroquois, and that there were in those parts beautiful valleys, and fields fertile in corn...
Strona 143 - That we will, at all times hereafter, consider ourselves as a free and independent State, capable of regulating our internal police, in all and every respect •whatsoever, and that the people on said grants have the sole and exclusive and inherent right of ruling and governing themselves in such manner and form as in their own wisdom they shall think proper, not inconsistent or repugnant to any resolve of the Honorable Continental Congress.

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