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Page 97 - That to enable the State of Arkansas to construct the necessary levees and drains, to reclaim the swamp and overflowed lands therein, the whole of those swamp and overflowed lands made unfit thereby for cultivation, which shall remain unsold at the passage of this act, shall be and the same are hereby granted to said State.
Page 97 - State therefor; and on that patent, the fee simple to said lands shall vest in the said State of Arkansas, subject to the disposal of the legislature thereof...
Page 95 - Each house shall choose its own officers, determine the rules of its proceedings, and judge of the qualifications, elections, and returns of its members ; and may, with the concurrence of two-thirds of all the members elected, expel a member.
Page 97 - Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Interior, as soon as may be practicable after the passage of this act, to make out an accurate list and plats of the lands described as aforesaid, and transmit the same to the Governor of the State...
Page 55 - The legislature shall provide by law for an enumeration of the inhabitants of the state in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five, and at the end of every ten years thereafter...
Page 3 - Senate to act with a like committee on the part of the House to wait upon the Governor, and inform him that the two houses are now organized and ready to receive any communication he may think proper to make.
Page 92 - Sec. 2. This act shall take effect immediately. Approved June 26, 1851. [ No. 167. ] " AN ACT to apportion anew the representatives among the several Counties and Districts of this State.
Page 97 - AN ACT To enable the State of Arkansas, and other States, to reclaim the Swamp Lands within their limits.
Page 131 - An act to define the powers and duties of the boards of supervisors of the several counties, and to confer upon them certain local, administrative and legislative powers; and to prescribe penalties for the violation of the provisions of this act,
Page 94 - No bill or joint resolution shall become a law without the concurrence of a majority of all the members elected to each house.

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