Comment: The Rights of Man...

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The Rights of Man...

...bare not the approval of authority. Any authority that may procure it's own legitimacy at the expense of the masses, be that society fair and just or spoiled and rotten, hath no claim purer than the parchment it was soiled upon.

"REBELLION to tyrants is obedience to God." Thomas Jefferson Seal
1790

Source:
THE PICTORIAL FIELD-BOOK OF THE REVOLUTION
By BENSON J. LOSSING [Published 1852]
Pg. 548
http://www.sonofthesouth.net/revolutionary-war/patriots/pict...

Also:
http://www.americanheraldry.org/pages/index.php?n=president....
See Section 5

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