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President JAMES MADISON Separation of Church and State Controversy1811 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 9, 1811 * President James Madison * Church & State controversy Page 2 has a rather inconspicuous report under "National Legislature" that mentions not only a rare veto by the President (Madison), but also a religious establishment issue. The report states: "The bill for incorporating a Baptist Society in the Mississippi Territory, and granting five acres of land thereto, was reconsidered, and the President of the United States having objected to such bills as erecting a Religious Establishment, and therefore unconstitutional--the House negatived the bill 55 to 33 !" How ironic that one of the principal architects of the Constitution was confr... See More  

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CHURCH & STATE Mississippi Territory President James Madison 1811 Old Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE REPERTORY, Boston, March 12, 1811 * Church and State * President James Madison Page 2 has: "National Legislature" being a rather inconspicuous report mentioning not only a rare veto by the President, but also concerns a religious establishment issue. The report states: "The bill for incorporating a Baptist Society in the Mississippi Territory, and granting five acres of land thereto, was reconsidered, and the President of the United States having objected to such bills as erecting a religious Establishment, and therefore unconstitutional--The House negatived the bill 55 to 33." The President at the time was James Madison. How ironic that Madison, the principal architect of the Consti... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2016 07:44

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