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lished nine letters, over the signature of “Fabius,”' advocating the adoption of the Constitution. He died at Wilmington, Del., Feb. 14, 1808. Dickin. son College, at Carlisle, Penn., is a monument to his memory. He was a warm friend of education, and founded and liberally endowed this college. The act incorporating the college declares that, “in memory of the great and important services rendered to his country by his excellency John Dick inson, Esq., president of the supreme executive council, and in commemora. tion of his very liberal donation to the institution, the said college shall be forever hereafter called and known by the name of Dickinson College."

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In Congress, July 4, 1776. E UNANIMOUS DECLARATION OF THE THIRTEEN UNITED STATES OF

AMERICA. When in the Course of human events, it becomes necesry for one people to dissolve the political bands which have nnected them with another, and to assume among the Powers the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare e causes which impel them to the separation.

We hold these iruths to be self-evident, that all men are reated equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with ertain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty ad the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, overnments are instituted among Men, deriving their just owers from the consent of the governed, That whenever any orm of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is he Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute ew Government, laying its foundation on such principles and rganizing its pɔwers in such form, as to them shall seem most kely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, vill dictate that Governments long established should not be hanged for light and transient causes; and accordingly all exerience hath shown, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, vhile evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing he forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long rain of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for tneir future security.S'ich has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their

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In Congress, July 4, 1776. THE UNANIMOUS DECLARATION OF THE THIRTEEN UNITED STATES OF

AMERICA. WHEN in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have Dospected them with another, and to assume among the Powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

We hold these iruths to be self-evident, that all men are treated equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its pɔwers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shown, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for tneir future security.S'ich has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government. The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States. To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world.

He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good.

He has forbidden his Governors to pass Laws of immediate and pressing importance, unless suspended in their operation till his Assent should be obtained; and when so suspended, he has utterly neglected to attend to them.

He has refused to pass other Laws for the accommodation of large districts of people, unless those people would relinquish the right of Representation in the Legislature, a right inestimable to them and formidable to tyrants only.

He has called together legislative bodies at places unusual, uncomfortable, and distant from the depository of their Public Records, for the sole purpose of fatiguing them into compliance with his measures.

He has dissolved Representative Houses repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people.

He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected; whereby the Legislative Powers, incapable of Annihilation, have returned to the People at large for their exercise ; the State remaining in the mean time exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within.

He has endeavoured to prevent the population of these States; for that purpose obstructing the Laws for Naturalization of Foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migration hither, and raising the conditions of new Appropriations of Lands.

He has obstructed the Administration of Justice, by refusing his Assent to Laws for establishing Judiciary Powers.

He has made Judges dependent on his Will alone, for the tenure of their offices, and the amount and payment of their salaries.

He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harrass our People, and eat out their substance.

He has kept among us, in times of peace, Standing Armies without the Consent of our legislature.

He has affected to render the Military independent of and superior to the Civil Power.

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