What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
adopted amendment appointed approved Assembly attempt August authority bank bill calling calling a convention cast circuit citizens Committee common Congress consideration considered constitutional convention court December delegates Democrats district duty election electors enacted expediency expressed favor February five fixing follows further given Governor granted held hold House Journal Indiana Indianapolis inhabitants inquire instructed interest introduced issue January Joint Resolution judges Judiciary June laid lands legislative legislature majority manner March measure ment necessary negroes November October Ohio original party passage passed person prescribed present prohibiting proposed proposition question reading receive recommended referred rejected representatives Republican residence resolution respective returns Revision river Secretary Section secure Senate Journal Sentinel Session submitted suffrage Supreme Court taken term Territory thereof third tion township United vote voters Western Whigs whole
Page ccxli - And whenever any of the said states shall have sixty thousand free inhabitants therein, such state shall be admitted, by its delegates, into the Congress of the United States, on an equal footing with the original states, in all respects whatever...
Page 298 - Every act shall embrace but one subject, and matters properly connected therewith; which subject shall be expressed in the title. But if any subject shall be embraced in an act, which shall not be expressed in the title, such act shall be void only as to so much thereof as shall not be expressed in the title.
Page 2 - Territory shall be subject to pay a part of the Federal debts, contracted or to be contracted, and a proportional part of the expenses of government, to be apportioned on them by Congress, according to the same common rule and measure by which apportionments thereof shall be made on the other States...
Page 14 - The said territory, and the States which may be formed therein, shall forever remain a part of this confederacy of the United States of America, subject to the Articles of Confederation, and to such alterations therein as shall be constitutionally made ; and to all the acts and ordinances of the United States in Congress assembled, conformable thereto.
Page 64 - That all power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority and instituted for their peace, safety and happiness.
Page 345 - There shall be a seal of this State, which shall be kept by the Governor, and used by him officially, and shall be called " The great Seal of the State of California.
Page 68 - That all courts shall be open, and every person for an injury done him in his lands, goods, person, or reputation, shall have remedy by the due course of law ; and right and justice administered, without sale, denial, or delay.
Page 13 - The inhabitants of the said territory shall always be entitled to the benefits of the writ of habeas corpus, and of the trial by jury; of a proportionate representation of the people in the legislature; and of judicial proceedings according to the course of the common law. All persons shall be bailable, unless for capital offences, where the proof shall be evident or the presumption great.
Page 311 - Upon conviction for treason, he shall have power to suspend the execution of the sentence, until the case shall be reported to the Legislature at its next meeting, when the Legislature shall either pardon or commute the sentence, direct the execution of the sentence, or grant a further reprieve.