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tion (which expressly guaranteed perfect and unimpaired sovereignty as to all matters of internal government to all the states leagued under it) cannot be again called in question, before any other tribunal than the General Assembly of this Commonwealth, without a dangerous and unconstitutional assumption of power, which, if exercised, would give birth to a series of pernicious and disgraceful consequences, the extent and duration of which, it is hardly possible to measure or calculate:
Resolved therefore, That the jurisdiction of the supreme court of the United States, does not and cannot extend to this case, it having been already decided on before a tribunal fully competent to its decision.
Resolved, That the state cannot be made a defendant in the said court, at the suit of any individual or individuals.
Resolved, That the executive be requested, to pursue such measures in this case, as may to them seem most conducive to the interest, honor and dignity of this Commonwealth.
December the 20th, 1792.-Agreed to by the Senate.
debtors, official bond not pleadable AGGREGATE FUND.
Constituted; how appropriated, 133.
tees, for the benefit of his creditors 228.
Lottery authorised for benefit of town
174. For paving the streets, 175.
Descent through, 123.
Lands in, to be reassessed, 156. Act
ney how applied, 233. Trustees ap. tween, and Nottoway ascertained,
To constitution of United States adopt:
Court day altered, 276.
Bank in Richmond authorised, 599.
Duplicate of a tattered and torn certifi-
cate to be issued to, 217.
tourt, and Greenbrier, 165.
Act concerning, amended, 25. Judges mill-dams in county of, 81.
that river, 203. Act amended, 285.
Part of his estate vested in Henry Vass,
lution only, 33. Act for paying the Act for relief of, 626.
See Store Accounts, and p. 5,
Bath county formed out of Augusta,
Botetourt, and Greenbrier, 165.
Court of, to admit certain deeds to re-
Placed on pension list, 207.
public armed vessels, emancipated,
His escheated lands in Norfolk to be
thorised, 49, 154, Over Rappahan-
nock by Francis Thornton, -280.
Hill, and John Sledd, 607. To Jo.
Nathan Ryan, Alexander St. Clair,
John Guthry, and Charles Anderson,
Richard Sampson, and Philip West,
for seat of general government, 43.
See High Court of Chancery.
In Ohio county, established, 297. Fur.
lands at the falls of the Ohio vested county, Kentucky, 300.
Lottery authorised for building a ma-
Addition to town of, 159.
A sum of money to be paid to, as agent
for Penet, Da Costa, Brothers, and
Carnal knowledge of woman child, 10.
Further time to improve lots in, 86,
Tax on, repealed, 114. Their tobacco
farthing per pound, 114, 260.
In what cases allowed, in what not, 30,
31. To females and slaves, 32.