Trial of Frederick Eberle and Others, at a Nisi Prius Court, Held at Philadelphia, July 1816, Before the Honorable Jasper Yeates, Justice: For Illegally Conspiring Together by All Means Lawful and Unlawful, "with Their Bodies and Lives" to Prevent the Introduction of the English Language Into the Service of St. Michael's and Zion's Churches, Belonging to the German Lutheran Congregation, in the City of Philadelphia

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Page 2 - IDE, of the said District, hath deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " Inductive Grammar, designed for beginners. By an Instructer." In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 188 - The citizens have a right in a peaceable manner to assemble together for their common good, and to apply to those invested with the powers of government for redress of grievances or other proper purposes by petition, address, or remonstrance.
Page 235 - ... judge of the Supreme Court who ordered us all turned out by giving $500.00 bail for our appearance before the court when it should set in our county. Some of us had already given $3,000.00 bail on esquire's docket. Judge Hitchcock cleared us in the Supreme Court in about 30 minutes, for he said we had a right to use as much force as was necessary to accomplish the object. We learned long afterwards that the negroes settled among Friends and did not go to Canada. WILLIAM S. BEDFORD. COURT RECORD....
Page 219 - In contempt of our said Lord the King, in open violation of the laws of this kingdom, to the evil and pernicious example of all others in the like case offending, and against the peace of our said Lord the King, his crown and dignity.
Page 228 - ... franchises and other hereditaments, by the gift, grant, bargain. sale, alienation, enfeoffment, release, confirmation or devise, of any person or persons, bodies politic and corporate, capable and able to make the same: And further, that the said...
Page 162 - A mere tacit understanding between conspirators to work to a common purpose is all that is essential to a guilty, actionable combination. Individual Intent by two or more persons to do an unlawful act or a lawful act by unlawful means Is the first step In that regard.
Page 2 - An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time* therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Page 97 - ... there can be no doubt, but that all confederacies whatsoever, wrongfully to prejudice a third person are highly criminal at common law...
Page 2 - Yeates, justice, for illegally conspiring together by all means lawful and unlawful, with their bodies and lives, to prevent the introduction of the English language into the service of St. Michael's and Zion's churches, belonging to the German Lutheran Congregation, in the city of Philadelphia.
Page 227 - Thomas Penn, and Richard Penn, Esquires, True and absolute Proprietaries, and Governors in Chief of the Province of Pennsylvania, and Counties of Newcastle, Kent, and Sussex, on Delaware.

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