Category: 2nd Am Leg

Rhode-Island-Ratification 0

Rhode-Island-Ratification

Ratification of the Constitution of the United States by the Convention of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence-Plantations. WE the DELEGATES of the PEOPLE of the STATE of RHODE-ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE-PLANTATIONS, duly elected and...

Washington DC 1802 0

Washington DC 1802

[Pg. 1] A Bill For establishing the government of the Territory of Columbia. [Now before the House of Representatives.] BE it enacted, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of...

The Kansas Question In Congress 0

The Kansas Question In Congress

THE KANSAS QUESTION IN CONGRESS. The House, on Monday, was brought to a direct vote on the question of admitting Kanas to the Union under the Topeka Free State Constitution. By a union of...

News From Congress 7-11-1856 0

News From Congress 7-11-1856

NEWS FROM CONGRESS. The news from Congress this week is more than ordinarily interesting. In the House, the Bill to admit Kansas as a Free Stale on the Constitution already adopted, passed by a...

No Law Shall Be Enforced 0

No Law Shall Be Enforced

THIRTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. FIRST SESSION. Senate. Washington, June 30, 1856. The bill authorizing the issue or an additional number of arms for the use of California passed. THE ADMISSION OF KANSAS. Mr. Douglas, from the...

First Federal Judge 1799 0

First Federal Judge 1799

Liberty of Speech, and of The Press. A CHARGE to the GRAND JURIES of the COUNTY COURTS of the Fifth Circuit of the State of Pennsylvania. By ALEXANDER ADDISON*, President of those Courts. (*Alexander...

topeka-kansas-constitution-1855 0

topeka-kansas-constitution-1855

Constitution of the State of Kansas. Preamble.    We, the people of the Territory of Kansas, by our delegates in Convention assembled at Topeka, on the 23d day of October, A.D. 1855, and of...

Kansas Bogus Legislature 0

Kansas Bogus Legislature

Territory Of Kansas An Act to Punish Offences Against Slave Property. Freemen, Read!    Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of Kansas, That every person, bond or free, who...

No law shall restrict the right of the people to bear arms 0

No law shall restrict the right of the people to bear arms

Constitutional Convention. Saturday, November 2, 1850.–Convention opened by prayer, by the Rev. Isensee. Mr. Owen, from the committee on rights and privileges reported the following sections: . . . . . . Sec..–. No...

Virginia Grand Assembly 1-6-1639 0

Virginia Grand Assembly 1-6-1639

[Pg. 224] At A Grand Assembly 6th January, 1639–Sr Francis Wyatt, Gov. [From a M.S. belonging to Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States, which was purchased by him from the executor of Richard...