The St. Louis directory and register :
declaration of rights.

That the general, great and essential principles of Liberty and
free government may be recognized and established, we declare,

1. That all political power is vested in, and derived from the peo-
ple.

2. That the people of this state have the inherent sole and ex-
clusive right of regulating the internal government, and police there-
of, and of altering and abolishing their constitution and form of go-