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" Therefore, to promote their happiness, and to secure the good order and preservation of their government, the people of this commonwealth have a right to invest their legislature with power to authorize and require, and the legislature shall, from time... "
Acts and Resolves Passed by the General Court - Page 4
by Massachusetts - 1892
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The Christian Library: A Reprint of Popular Religious Works, Volume 4

Christian biography - 1826
...order and preservation of their government, the people of this commonwealth have a right to invest their legislature with power to authorize and require, and the legislature shall, from lime to lime authorize and require, the several towns, parishes, precincts, and other bodies politic,...
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An inquiry into the moral and religious character of the American government

American government - 1838
...order and preservation of their government, the people of this commonwealth have a right to invest their legislature with power to authorize and require,...make suitable provision at their own expense for the i?istitution of the public worship of God and for the support and maintenance of public protestant...
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An Address to the people of Massachusetts on the subject of human rights

Benjamin Dole - Free thought - 1838 - 48 pages
...order and preservation of their government, the people of this Commonwealth have a right to invest their legislature with power to authorize and require,...the several towns, parishes, precincts, and other bodies-politic, or religious societies, to make suitable provision, at their own expense, for the institution...
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An Inquiry Into the Moral and Religious Character of the American Government

Henry Whiting Warner, Theodore Frelinghuysen - Religion and state - 1838 - 208 pages
...organization) empowered the legislature to take measures for having provision made by the minor jurisdictions "for the support and maintenance of public protestant teachers of piety, religion, and morality" Such was the voice of New-Hampshire. Massachusetts went still further, the constitution of 1780 holding...
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The True Republican: Containing the Inaugural Addresses, Together with the ...

Presidents - 1841 - 456 pages
...instructions they can conscientiously and conveniently attend : — Provided, notwithstanding, that the several towns, parishes, precincts, and other bodies politic, or religious societies, shall, at all times, have the exclusive right of electing their public teachers, and of contracting...
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The Christian Examiner and General Review, Volume 13

Francis Jenks, James Walker, Francis William Pitt Greenwood, William Ware - Liberalism (Religion) - 1833
...*The power and the duty of the legislature to require provision to be made for the institution of tlie public worship of God, and for the support and maintenance of public teachers of piety, religion, and morality, were confidently asserted and maintained by a large proportion...
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Religion in America: Or an Account of the Origin, Relation to the State, and ...

Robert Baird - United States - 1844 - 343 pages
...order and preservation of their government, the people of this commonwealth have a right to invest their Legislature with power to authorize and require,...authorize and require the several towns, parishes, &c., &c., to make suitable provision, at their own expense, for the institution of the public worship...
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Religion in America, Or, An Account of the Origin, Progress, Relation to the ...

Robert Baird - United States - 1844 - 343 pages
...order and preservation of their government, the people of this commonwealth have a right to invest their Legislature with power to authorize and require,...authorize and require the several towns, parishes, &c., &c., to make sukable provision, at their own expense, for the institution of the public worship...
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Religion in America, Or, An Account of the Origin, Progress, Relation to the ...

Robert Baird - United States - 1844 - 343 pages
...religion ;" therefore, to promote these important purposes, " the towns" are empowered to adopt measures for the support and maintenance of " public Protestant teachers of piety, religion, and morality." Although the towns are still authorized to take measures for the support of public worship, that is...
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Essays on Human Rights and Their Political Guaranties

Elisha P. Hurlbut - Human rights - 1845 - 219 pages
...Legislature with power to authorise and require, and the Legislature shall from time to time authorise and require the several towns, parishes, precincts...institution of the public worship of God, and for ihe support and maintenance of public Protestant teachers of piety, religion and morality in all cases...
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