Category: Original Intent

Massachusetts-Arms-Renewed-6-15-1787 0

Massachusetts-Arms-Renewed-6-15-1787

By His EXCELLENCY JOHN HANCOCK, Esquire, Governour of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. A Proclamation. WHEREAS the Legislature of this Commonwealth, with an intention, “not only to adopt every vigorous and “efficacious method, necessary to...

Massachusetts-2-16-1787 0

Massachusetts-2-16-1787

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In the Year of our LORD, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty-Seven. An ACT, describing the Disqualifications to which Persons shall be subjected, who have been, or may be guilty of...

Common law not established 0

Common law not established

Mr. Madison makes a conclusive argument against the use of the common law by the courts in regard to our rights in the Report of 1800, which is excerpted here: In the state prior to the...

Rights-of-the-Colonists 0

Rights-of-the-Colonists

The Rights of the Colonists by Samuel Adams and Benjamin Franklin The Report of the Committee of Correspondence to the Boston Town Meeting.November 20, 1772 And Benjamin Franklin’s Preface to the English Edition and...