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CONSTITU

ARTICLE SEVENTH. T of this state shall be disfranchised, or depa ts or privileges secured to any citizen thera he land, or the judgment of his peers

. y jury, in all cases in which it has been kan in inviolate for ever; and no new court shal

as shall proceed according to the course i ot such courts of equity as the legislaturei Cablish.

ercise and enjoyment of religious profesin scrimination or preference

, shall for erele

all mankind; but the liberty of constience

be so constructed as to excuse acts of licen ctices inconsistent with the peace or sett 28

, the ministers of the gospel are, by the the service of God, and the cure of soek erted from the great duties of their fure ster of the gospel

, or priest of any denim at any time hereafter, under any pretence be eligible to, or capable of holding

, ang hce within this state. this state shall, at all times hereafter, be in readiness for service. But all such

ment of a grand jury; and in every ment, the party accused shall be af! No person shall be subject, for the jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall case, to be a witness against himsel erty, or property, without due pro property be taken for public use wi

SEC. VIII. Every citizen may f his sentiments, on all subjects, be that right; and no law shall be liberty of speech or of the press. I for libels

, the truth may be given ir shall appear to the jury, that them and was published with good mot party shall be acquitted; and the ju mine the law and the fact.

Sec. IX. The assent of two t! each branch of the legislature shal priating the public moneys or prope or creating, continuing, altering, corporate.

Sec, X. The proceeds of all lan such parts thereof as may be reser or ceded to the United States, wh posed of, together with the fund fund, shall be and remain a perpe shall be inviolably appropriated a mon schools throughout this state. agreed to by the canal commission to the legislature of the twelfth of red and twenty-one, shall be impos of the navigable communications northern lakes and the Atlantic shall be, made and completed; A duties on the manufacture of all the fifteenth of April, one thousa and the duties on goods sold at sum of thirty-three thousand five priated by the said act; and the a

any religious denomination whatever

, as
may be averse to bearing arms, shal
paying to the state an equivalent in
shall provide, by law, for the collection
pstimated according to the expense

, in
pary able-bodied militia man.
If the writ of habeas corpus shall not
cases of rebellion or invasion, the publice
sion.

be held to answer for a capital or fept in cases of impeachment, and in ftual service; and ihe land and naval this state may keep, with the consent and in cases of petit larceny, under Je) unless on presentment or indict

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ct of the legislature of the thirteenth of March, one thousand indred and twenty, in lieu of the tax upon Steam-boat pas

shall be and remain inviolably appropriated and applied to pletion of such navigable communications, and to the paythe interest, and reimbursement of the capital, of the money borrowed, or which hereafter shall be borrowed, to make plete the same. And neither the rates of toll on the said e communications; nor the duties on the manufacture of said; nor the duties on goods sold at auction, as established ct of the fifteenth of April one thousand eight hundred and n; nor the amount of the revenue established by the act of he thirteenth, one thousand eight hundred and twenty, of the tax upon Steam-boat passengers ; shall be reduced ed, at any time before the full and complete payment of ipal and interest of the money borrowed, or to be borrowed, as

And the legislature shall never sell or dispose of the salt belonging to this state, nor the lands contiguous thereto, ay be necessary or convenient fortheir use, nor the said navimmunications, or any part or section thereof; but the Il be and remain the property of this state. II. No Lottery shall hereafter be authorized in this state; egislature shall pass laws to prevent the sale of all lottery ithin this state, except in lotteries already provided for II. No purchase or contract for the sale of lands in this e, since the fourteenth day of October, one thousand seveni and seventy five, or which may hereafter be made, of or Indians in this state, shall be valid, unless made under rity, and with the consent, of the legislature II. Such parts of the common law, and of, the acts slature of the colony of New-York, as together did form f the said colony on the nineteenth day of April

, one seven hundred and seventy-five, and the resolutions of ss of the said colony, and of the convention of the state prk, in force on the twentieth day of April, one thousand Ired and seventy-seven, which have not since expired, or led, or altered; and such acts of the legislature of this e now in force, shall be and continue the law of this state, such alterations as the legislature shall make concerning

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re of the thirteenth of March, one thousand

y, in lieu of the tax upon Stearn-boat pe main inviolably appropriated and applieda

avigable communications, and to the par reimbursement of the capital, of the more ich hereafter shall be borrowed, to make

And neither the rates of toll on the sail =s; nor the duties on the manufacture & les on goods sold at auction, as established

of April one thousand eight hundred nt of the revenue established by the act d e thousand eight hundred and twenty

, Steam-boat passengers ; shall be reduzi? before the full and complete payment et

ARTICLE 1

of the money borrowed, or to be borrowed

, as uture shall never sell or dispose of the sub

state, nor the lands contiguous therede, convenient for their use, nor the said nari

: any part or section thereof; but the he property of this state.

hall hereafter be authorized in this state ss laws to prevent the sale of all lottery except in lotteries already provided bé

the same. But all such parts of t said acts, or parts thereof, as are r hereby abrogated.

Sec. XIV. All grants of land king of Great Britain, or persons a the fourteenth day of October, or seventy-five, shall be null and void constitution shall affect any grants by the authority of the said king any charters to bodies politic and before that day: or shall affect ar made by this state, or by persons ar impair the obligation of any del individuals, or bodies corporate, o any suits, actions, rights of action justice.

Sec.I. Any amendment or ame be proposed in the senate or as agreed to by a majority of the na houses, such proposed amendmen on their journals, with the yeas ar red to the legislature then next to for three months previous to the ti if in the legislature next chosen as ment or amendments shall be ag members elected to each house, th lature to submit such proposed a manner, and at such time, as the the people shall approve and ratify by a majority of the electors qua legislature, voting thereon, such a become part of the constitution.

ARTICLE Sec. I. This constitution shal December, in the year. one thous two. But all those parts of the suffrage, the division of the state of members of the assembly to be stitution; the apportionment of

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ced and twenty, in lieu of the tax upon Steam-boat pas-
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; nor the duties on goods sold at auction, as established
the fifteenth of April one thousand eight hundred and
or the amount of the revenue established by the act of
hirteenth, one thousand eight hundred and twenty,
ne tax upon Steam-boat passengers ; shall be reduced
t any time before the full and complete payment of
and interest of the money borrowed, or to be borrowed, as
nd the legislature shall never sell or dispose of the salt
ging to this state, nor the lands contiguous thereto,
necessary or convenient for their use, nor the said navi-
nications, or any part or section thereof; but the
and remain the property of this state.
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