The Works of William H. Seward, Volume 2

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Page 218 - The constitution provides that every male citizen of the age of twenty-one years, who shall have been an inhabitant of this state one year next preceding any election, and for the last six months a resident of the county where he may offer his vote, shall be entitled to vote in the town or ward where he actually resides.
Page 651 - Such homicide is excusable when committed, "1. By accident and misfortune, in lawfully correcting a child or servant; or in doing any other lawful act by lawful means, with usual and ordinary caution, and without any unlawful intent; or, "2. By accident and misfortune, in the heat of passion, upon any sudden and sufficient provocation, or upon a sudden combat, without any undue
Page 51 - encourages its members to more careful and accurate investigation of the physical constitution. Dr. Stringham of Columbia College, and of the College of Physicians and Surgeons in the city of New York,
Page 277 - globe ? The constitution has wisely provided, that for admission to certain offices of important trust, a residence shall be required sufficient to develop character and design. But might not the general character and capabilities of a citizen be safely communicated to every one manifesting a bonafide purpose of embarking his life and fortunes permanently with us?
Page 29 - me to say in this place, to wit: ' The practice of information for libels is a sword in the hands of a wicked king and an arrant coward, to cut down and destroy the innocent. The one can not, because of his high station, and the other
Page 655 - by any act imminently dangerous to others, and evincing a depraved mind, regardless of human life, although without any premeditated design to effect the death of any particular individual. It
Page 44 - that institution during the Revolutionary war. Efforts made by the regents of the university, after the return of peace, to reorganize the medical faculty, were unsuccessful. In 1792, however, the trustees announced the re-establishment of the school, and Doctors Bailey, Post, Hammersly, Rodgers, Mitchill, Hosack, and Stringham, labored assiduously as professors during several years. The " College of Physicians and Surgeons" in the city of New York was founded
Page 290 - be benefited by the improvement of inland navigation and the construction of highways in the several states. " Let us, then," he added, " endeavor to attain this benefit in a mode that will be satisfactory to all. That hitherto adopted has, by many of our fellow-citizens, been deprecated as an infraction of the constitution, while by others it has been viewed as inexpedient. All
Page 594 - The common jails in the several counties of this state shall be kept by the sheriffs of the counties in which they are respectively situated, and shall be used .is prisons— " 1. For the detention of persons duly committed in order to secure their attendance as
Page 345 - to exclusive jurisdiction over that part of the state of Maine which is in dispute between the United States and Great Britain; and for that purpose to employ the naval and military forces of the United States, and such portions of the militia as he may deem it advisable to call into service,

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