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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 American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 16

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1876
...asserted and declared " the right of the people to invest their legislature with power to authorize, and the legislature shall from time to time authorize...and require the several towns parishes, precincts * * * or religions societies to make suitable provision at their own expense for the institution of...
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The First Century of the Republic: A Review of American Progress

Theodore Dwight Woolsey - American literature - 1876 - 506 pages
...corporate, or religious societies within this State to make adequate provision, at their own expense, for the support and maintenance of public Protestant teachers of piety, religion, and morality;" that of 1 Ct Balrd, Religion in America, p. 224, 225. Vermont, "Every sect or denomination of Christians...
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THE FIRST CENTURY OF THE REPUBLIC

1876
...corporate, or religious societies within this State to make adequate provision, at their own expense, for the support and maintenance of public Protestant teachers of piety, religion, and morality ;" that of 1 Cf. Baird, Religion in America, p. 224, 225. Vermont, " Every sect or denomination of...
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The North American Review, Volume 122

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1876
...Bill of Rights, forming part of the Constitution, empowered the Legislature to make suitable provision "for the support and maintenance of public Protestant teachers of piety, religion, and morality." Against thewTiole principle of a public support of religion the Baptists had long been vehemently protesting....
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The Baptist Quarterly, Volume 10

Lucius Edwin Smith, Henry Griggs Weston - Baptists - 1876
...pastor was elected by concurrent vote, and still later by joint vote; and in 1780, it was enacted 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 with...
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Provincial and State Papers, Volume 10

New Hampshire (Colony) Probate Court - 1877
...corporate, or religious societies, within this State, to make adequate provision, at their own expense, for the support and maintenance of public protestant teachers of piety, religion, and morality : Prmided notwithstanding. That the several towns, parishes, bodies corporate, or religious societies,...
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Minutes of the National Council of the Congregational Churches of the United ...

National Council of the Congregational Churches of the United States - Congregational churches - 1877
...societies," to provide public worship at their own expense, and support the ministers. (2.) It grants to " the several towns, parishes, precincts, and other bodies politic, or religious societies," the exclusive right of choosing their ministers and contracting for their support. Now if this list...
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Covenant of the First Church in Dedham: With Some Facts of History and ...

First Church (Dedham, Mass.) - Dedham (Mass.) - 1878 - 123 pages
...article of the Declaration of Rights, upon which this claim is asserted. It is there provided, "that the several towns, parishes, precincts, and other 'bodies politic or religious societies, shall at all times have the exclusive right of electing their publick teachers, and of contracting...
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History of the Harvard Church in Charlestown, 1815-1879: With Services at ...

Harvard Church (Charleston, Mass.) - Charlestown (Boston, Mass.) - 1879 - 294 pages
...language of the Constitution upon this subject is explicit, as follows : ' 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 contracting with...
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Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Manual for the use of the General court ...

Massachusetts gen. court - 1881
...order and preservation of their government, the people of this Commonwealth have a right to invest their legislature with power to authorize and require,...parishes, precincts, and other bodies politic, or leligious societies, to make suitable provision, at their own expense, for the institution of the public...
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