Joint Documents ... for the Year ..., Part 3

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Page xxxiii - No law shall embrace more than one object, which shall be expressed in its title...
Page 41 - Each house shall keep a journal of its proceedings, and publish the same, except such parts as may require secrecy. The doors of each house shall be kept open, except when the public welfare shall require secrecy. Neither house shall, without the consent, of the other, adjourn for more than two days.
Page 63 - Bowling is good for the stone and reins; shooting for the lungs and breast; gentle walking for the stomach; riding for the head; and the like. So if a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics...
Page 122 - I consider the law of 1789 .... authorizing towns to divide themselves into districts the most unfortunate law on the subject of common schools ever enacted in the state.
Page 169 - Intention as aforesaid, and every civilized male Inhabitant of Indian descent a native of the United States, and not a member of any tribe, shall be an elector and entitled to vote; but no...
Page 13 - The respondent insisted upon the trial that at the time of the shooting he honestly believed that his -life was in danger, or that he was in danger of great bodily harm, and that the shooting was necessary in order to save himself from such threatened danger.
Page 17 - Following out the divine injunction, they try " to prove all things, and hold fast to that which is good.
Page 52 - No man in this country is so high that he is above the law. No officer of the law may set that law at defiance with impunity. All the officers of the government, from the highest to the lowest are creatures of the law, and are bound to obey it.
Page 16 - ... every subject which is taught at all in a secondary school should be taught in the same way and to the same extent to every pupil so long as he pursues it, no matter what the probable destination of the pupil may be, or at what point his education is to cease.
Page 98 - The legislatures of those Districts, or new States, shall never interfere with the primary disposal of the Soil by the United States in Congress Assembled, nor with any regulations Congress may find necessary for securing the title in such Soil to the bona fide purchasers. No tax shall be imposed on lands the property of the United States; and in no case shall nonResident proprietors be taxed higher than Residents.

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