THE RIGHT TO TRAVEL
All personal property is the product of some man's labor, and whether the owner has acquired it by his own labor, by inheritance or by exchange, his interest is avested right of the most unlimited character. He does not hold it by any favor of the state, and in consequence of his possession of it he has assumed no peculiar obligation to the state. He has the right, therefore, to acquire it in any manner that he pleases, provided in so doing he does not interfere with or threaten therights of others.
Footnote: The term "personal property," it must be observed, is used in thisconnection in the sense of chattels personal, including movable property of all kinds, ...
Christopher Gustavus TiedemanThe less than penurious authorities cited throughout this writing,though seemingly redundant, are not attendant of an obstreperousmentality; yet are instead meant to emphatically impress the all butforgotten law and the expression of our Rights to the free andunobstructed use of the highways. This information is not intendedto belay comity, scruples, respect, consideration or empathy for fellowtravelers or abate or avoid law or policy where and when applicable.