Life and Times of Hon. Samuel D. Lockwood

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Knight & Leonard, Printers, 1889 - Illinois - 139 pages

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Page 50 - An accessory is he or she who stands by and aids, abets, or assists ; or who, not being present aiding, abetting, or assisting, hath advised and encouraged the perpetration of the crime. He or she who thus aids, abets or assists, advises or encourages, shall be deemed and considered as principal, and punished accordingly.
Page 64 - There shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in the said territory, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted...
Page 102 - We, the people of the State of Illinois — grateful to Almighty God for the civil, political and religious liberty which He hath so long permitted us to enjoy, and looking to Him for a blessing upon our endeavors to secure and transmit the same unimpaired to succeeding generations...
Page 74 - ... laws inconsistent with the spirit of this constitution, or with the public good, may be hastily and unadvisedly passed : BE IT ORDAINED, That the governor, for the time being, the chancellor and the judges of the supreme court, or any two of them, together with the governor, shall be, and hereby are, constituted a council to revise all bills about to be passed into laws by the legislature.
Page 20 - Captain and you are also to observe and follow such Orders and Directions as, you shall from Time to Time receive from...
Page 56 - When any officer, the right of whose appointment is, by this constitution, vested in the general assembly, or in the governor and senate, shall, during the recess, die, or his office by any means become vacant, the governor shall have power to fill such vacancy, by granting a commission, which shall expire at the end of the next session of the general assembly.
Page 65 - Illinois territory heretofore existing, and in conformity to the provisions of the same, without fraud or collusion, shall be held to a specific performance of their contracts or indentures ; and such negroes and mulattoes as have been registered in conformity with the aforesaid laws, shall serve out the time appointed by said laws : Provided however, That the children hereafter born of such person, negroes or mulattoes, shall become free, the males at the age of twenty-one years, the females at...
Page 53 - In case of the impeachment of the Governor, his removal from office, death, refusal to qualify, resignation, or absence from the state, the...
Page 19 - Lieutenant and you are your self to observe and follow such Orders and Instructions, as you shall from time to time receive from Me or the Commander in Chief for the time being or other your Superior Officers for his Majesty's Service according to Military Rules and Discipline pursuant to the trust reposed in you.
Page 74 - Governor for his revisal ; and if he, upon such revision, approve thereof, he shall signify his approbation by signing the same. But if he have any objection to the passing of such bill or resolve, he shall return the same, together with his objections thereto, in writing, to the senate or house of representatives, in whichsoever the same shall have originated...

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