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State is entitled to more that our Renaulwiiv tuet funnitiate which each State that be erret variar un amorumlah lol elected by districts somepresent of wangu mara tuua ni kitie ber to the number of Paper Tor 1. Wo sul Sati nam entitled, no one district some more at ve tareasiative.

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An ACT to estabish a wafurre time for antig uu lur Bibine

of President and Vice Presideix in that buat pe Ciuun.

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate muud Houstavy Reporestartuloves of the United States of America in Congress desembled. Tur neitt tors of President and Vice President shall be appound in on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in the root of Noreber of the year in which they are to be appointed. Prorided, The each State may by law provide for the filling of any vacancy or va. cancies which may occur in its college of clectors when such college meets to give its electoral vote. And prorided, also, when any Slave shall have held an election for the purpose of choosing electors, and shall fail to make a choice on the day aforesaid, then the electors may be appointed on a subsequent day in such manner as the State shall by law provide.

Typreetd, January 23d, 1845.

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be changed for light and transient causes; and, accordingly, all ex perience 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 their future security. Such 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 danger of invasion from without, and convulsions within.

He has endeavored to prevent the population of these States; for that purpose, obstructing the laws for naturalization of foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migratior ether. ant. raising the conditions of new appropriations of lands

He has obstructed the administratior of justice, by refusing nie assent to laws for estabbshing judiciary powers.

He has made judges dependent or his wil alone, for the tenure of their offices, and the amount and payment of their suaries.

He has erected a multitude of new offices, and sent niher swarms of officers to harrass our people, and eat ou: their substance.

He has kept among us, in times of peace, blanding armies, without the consent of our legislature.

He has affected to render the military independent of, and superior to the civil power.

He has combined, with others, to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our iaws: giting his assent to their acts of pretended legisiation:

For quartering large bodies of armed troops among us :

For protecting them, by a mock trial, from punishment, for any murders which they should commit on the intrabitants of tuest States :

For cutting off our trade with ali parts of the worid:
For imposing taxes on us without our consent :
For depriving us, in many cases, of the benefits of tria: by jury:

For transporting us beyond seas to be tried for pretended offences:

For abolishing the free system of English laws in a neignboring province, establisiung therein an arbitrary government, and enlarge ing its boundaries, so as to render it at once an example and fit instrument for introducing the same absolute rule into these colonies:

For taking away our charters, abolishing our most valuable laws, and altering, fundamentally, the powers of our governments:

For suspending our own legislatures, and declaring themselves invested with power to legislate for us in all cases whatsoever.

He has abdicated government here, by declaring us out of bis protection, and waging war against me.

He has plundered our seas, ravaged our coasts, burnt our towns, and destroyed the lives of our people.

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