Among the natural rights of the Colonists are these…
Among the natural rights of the Colonists are these: First, a right to life; Secondly, to liberty; Thirdly, to property; together with the right to support and defend them in the best manner they can. These are evident branches of, rather than deductions from, the duty of self-preservation, commonly called the first law of nature.
Context: The Rights of the Colonists
Tags: duty, law of nature, liberty, life, natural rights, property, self-preservation