Texas: the rise, progress, and prospects of the Republic of Texas, Vol.2 Page: 526 of 554
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A PPEN DIX.-VII.
the place to be searched or the petson or thing, to be seized,
without probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation.
Sixth.-In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall
have the right of being heard, by himself, or counsel, or
both; he shall have the right to dermand 'he nature and
cause of the accusation, shall be confironted with the witnesses
against him, and have compulsory process fbor obtaining
witnesses in his favour. And in all prosecutions by
presentment or indictment, he shall have the right to a speedy.
and ptiblic trial, by an impartial jury; he shall not be coimpelled
to give evidence against himself, or be deprived of
life, libei'ty, or property, but by due course of la.w. And no
freeman shall be holden to answer for any criminal charge,
but on presentment or indictment by a grand jury, except
in the land and naval forces, or in the militia when in actual
service in time of war or public danger, or in cases of impeachment.
No citizen shall be deprived of privileges, outlawed,
exiled, or in any manner (lisf'ranihised, except by
due course of the law of the land.
Eighth.-No title of nobility, hereditary privileges or.
honours shall ever be granted or conferred in this Republic.
No person holding any office of profit orI trust shall, without
the consent of Congress, receive fi'omt any foreign state any
present, office, or emolument of anv kind.
Ninth.-No person, for the same offence, shall be twice
put in jeopardy of life or limb. And the right of trial by
jury shall remain inviolate.
Tenth.-All persons shall be bailable by sufficient security,
unless for capital crimes, when the proof is evident or
presumption strong; and the privilege of the writ of'" habeas
corpus" shall not be suspended, except in cases of rebellion
or invasion, when the public sa%ety may require it.
Eleventh.-Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive
fines imposed, or cruel or unusual punishments
inflicted. All courts shall be open, and every man for any
injury done him in his lands, goods, person, or reputation,
shall have remedy by due course of' law.
'Twelfth.-No person shall be imprisoned for debt in consequence
of inability to pay.
'Thilteenth.-No person's particular services shall be demainded,
noir property taken or applied to public use, unless
by the consent of himself or his representative, without just
conpensation being made therefor according to law.
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Kennedy, William. Texas: the rise, progress, and prospects of the Republic of Texas, Vol.2, book, January 1, 1841; London. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2392/m1/526/: accessed April 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .