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THE

PEOPLE'S GUIDE

A BUSINESS, POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS

Directory of Boone Co., Ind.

TOGETHER WITH A COLLECTION OF VERY IMPORTANT
DOCUMENTS AND STATISTICS CONNECTED
WITH OUR MORAL, POLITICAL

AND SCIENTIFIC

HISTORY

ALSO, A

HISTORICAL Sketch Of Boone County,

AND A

BRIEF HISTORY OF EACH TOWNSHIP,

BY CLINE & MCHAFFIE.

INDIANAPOLIS:
INDIANAPOLIS PRINTING AND PUBLISHING HOUSE.

Entered according to the act of Congress, in the year 1874, in the office of the Librarian or

Congress at Washington, D. C., by CLINE & McHAFFIE.

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DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.

IN CONGRESS, TUESDAY, JULY 4, 1776.

Agreeably to the order of the day, the Congress resolved itself into a committee of the whole, to take into their further consideration the Declaration; and, after some time, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Harrison reported that the committee had agreed to a declaration, which they desired him to report. (The committee consisted of Jefferson, Franklin, John Adams, Sherman, and R. R. Livingston.)

The Declaration being read, was agreed to, as follows:

A DECLARATION

BY THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

IN CONGRESS ASSEMBLED.

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When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have coni nected 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 for the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty,

and the pursuit of happiness. That, to secure these rights, is 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 a new government, laying its foundation on such principles,

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