Article 1, Section 9, Clause 8
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Virginia Declaration of Rights, sec. 412 June 1776
4. That no man, or set of men, are entitled to exclusive or separate emoluments or privileges from the community, but in consideration of publick services; which, not being descendible, neither ought the offices of magistrate, legislator, or judge, to be hereditary.
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