Early history of Vermont, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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Roscoe Printing House, 1902 - Vermont
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Page 130 - SO far inferior, that they had no rights which the white man was bound to respect; and that the negro might justly and lawfully be reduced to slavery for his benefit.
Page 120 - That all men are born equally free and independent, and have certain natural inherent and unalienable rights, amongst which are the enjoying and defending life and liberty; acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety.
Page 79 - Congress shall earnestly recommend it to the legislatures of the respective States, to provide for the restitution of all estates, rights, and properties which have been confiscated, belonging to real British subjects, and also of the estates, rights, and properties of persons resident in districts in the possession of His Majesty's arms, and who have not borne arms against the said United States.
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The Vermont Book Of Days May 15
Wilbur eventually established his own practice in Jericho, and wrote a four volumne history called Early History of Vermont. Top image taken by The Vermont ...
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