Laws, Volume 1

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Page 18 - day of March next following, then the Vice President shall act as President, as in the case of the death, or other constitutional disability of the President. 2. The person having the greatest number of votes as Vice President, shall be the Vice President, if such number be a majority
Page 2 - those present, be entered on the journal. 4. Neither House, during the session of Congress, shall, without the consent of the other, adjourn for more than three days, nor to any other place than that in which the two Houses shall be sitting. SECT. VI. 1. The Senators and Representatives shall receive
Page 19 - and have certain natural, inherent and unalienable rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and of pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness. SEC. 2. All power is inherent in the people ; all free
Page 238 - of another person, or to charge any person upon any agreement made upon consideration of marriage, or upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year, from the making thereof; and no action shall hereafter be maintained upon any contract for the
Page 29 - to which the concurrence of both Houses may be necessary, except on a question of adjournment, which shall have passed both Houses, shall be presented to the Governor, and if he approve, he shall sign it; if not, he shall return it with his objections to the House, in which it shall have original-
Page 20 - molested or restrained in his person, liberty or estate, for worshipping God in the manner and season most agreeable to the dictates of his own conscience, nor for his religious professions or sentiments, provided he does not disturb the public peace, nor obstruct others in their religious worship ; — and all persons demeaning themselves peaceably, as good members
Page 238 - That no action shall be brought whereby to charge an executor or administrator, upon any special promise, to answer damages out of his own estate ; or whereby to charge the defendant, upon any special promise, to answer for the debt, default or misdoings of another person,
Page 18 - the list, the Senate shall choose the Vice President : a quorum for the purpose shall consist of two thirds of the whole number of Senators, and a majority of the whole number shall be necessary to a choice. 3. But no person constitutionally ineligible to the office of President, shall be eligible to the office of Vice President of the United States.
Page 192 - paid to the said and his successors in said office; to the true payment whereof, we do bind ourselves and each of us, our, and each of our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, by these presents. Sealed with our seals. Dated the day of , in the year of
Page 2 - their respective Houses, and in going to, or returning from the same; and for any speech or debate in either House, they shall not be questioned in any other place. 2. No Senator or Representative shall, during

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