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" No man shall be deprived of his liberty or property, but by the judgment of his peers, or the law of the land, and should the public exigencies make it necessary, for the common preservation, to take any person's property, or to demand his particular... "
The Public and General Statutes Passed by the Congress of the United States ... - Page 2074
by United States - 1839 - 3280 pages
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Retroactive Legislation

Daniel E. Troy - Law - 1998 - 127 pages
...earlier, prohibiting the states from interfering with private contracts. The ordinance provided that "in the just preservation of rights and property,...affect private contracts, or engagements, bona fide, and without fraud previously formed."" Gouverneur Morris objected, claiming that, this would be going...
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John Marshall: Definer of a Nation

Jean Edward Smith - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 800 pages
...Ordinance enacted by the Continental Congress in July 1 787 stated that "no law ought to ... have force in said territory that shall in any manner whatever interfere with or affect private contracts . . . previously formed." Emphasis added. At the Constitution Convention six weeks later (August 28,...
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Encyclopedia of Religion in American Politics

George Kurian - Political Science - 1999 - 389 pages
...the land; and, should the public exigencies make it necessary, for the common preservation, to take any person's property, or to demand his particular...affect private contracts or engagements, bona fide, and without fraud, previously formed. Article 3: Religion, morality, and knowledge, being necessary...
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States' Rights and American Federalism: A Documentary History

Lynn Nelson - Political Science - 1999 - 232 pages
...the land; and, should the public exigencies make it necessary, for the common preservation, to take any person's property, or to demand his particular...affect private contracts or engagements, bona fide, and without fraud, previously formed. ART. 3. Religion, morality, and knowledge, being necessary to...
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A Course of Lectures on the Constitutional Jurisprudence of the United ...

William Alexander Duer - History - 1999 - 545 pages
...of the land; and should the public exigencies make it necessary for the common preservation, to take any person's property, or to demand his particular...with, or affect private contracts or engagements, lonajide, and without fraud previously formed. Art. 331. Religion, morality, and knowledge being necessary...
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The Policy of the United States Towards Its Territories with Special ...

José López Baralt - Law - 1999 - 378 pages
...the land, and should the public exigencies make it necessary, for the common preservation, to take any person's property, or to demand his particular...for the same. And in the just preservation of rights of property, it is understood and declared, that no law ought ever to be made or have force in the...
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A Nation Under God?: Essays on the Future of Religion in American Public Life

R. Bruce Douglass, Joshua Mitchell - Political Science - 2000 - 252 pages
...the land, and should the public exigencies make it necessary, for the common preservation, to take any person's property, or to demand his particular...affect private contracts, or engagements bona fide and without fraud previously formed. Article HI: Religion, morality, and knowledge being necessary...
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A Nation of States: Federalism at the Bar of the Supreme Court

Kermit L. Hall - Law - 2000 - 446 pages
...States to interfere in private contracts."14 King's reference was to the Northwest Ordinance, which declared that "no law ought ever to be made or have...affect private contracts, or engagements bona fide, and without fraud previously performed."16 Two delegates spoke against King's motion. Gouverneur Morris...
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Constitutional Protection of Private Property and Freedom of Contract

Richard Allen Epstein - Economic liberties (U.S. Constitution) - 2000 - 405 pages
...Ordinance for the Northwest Territory, drafted only several years hefore, adds force to this reading: And in the just preservation of rights and property,...understood and declared, that no law ought ever to he made or have force in the said territory, that shall in any manner whatever interfere with or affect...
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Senate Manual Containing the Standing Rules, Orders, Laws, and Resolutions ...

United States. Congress. Senate - 2000
...the land, and should the public exigencies make it necessary, for the common preservation, to take any person's property, or to demand his particular...affect private contracts, or engagements, bona fide, and without fraud previously formed. 757.17 ARTICLE III Religion, morality, and knowledge being necessary...
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