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" That every free white male inhabitant above the age of twenty-one years, who shall have been a resident of said Territory at the time of the passage of this act, shall be entitled to vote at the first election, and shall be eligible to any office within... "
The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the Lawyers - Page 288
1889
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Wells' National Hand-book: Embracing Numerous Invaluable Documents Connected ...

John G. Wells - Politicians - 1856 - 144 pages
...prescribed, shall be entitled to vote at the first election, and shall be eligible to any office within the said territory ; but the qualifications of voters,...shall be exercised only by citizens of the United S tates and those who shall have declared on oath their intention to become such, and shall have taken...
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A History of the Struggle for Slavery Extension Or Restriction in the United ...

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1856 - 164 pages
...eligible to any office within the said territory ; but the qualifications of voters, and of holdtug office, at all subsequent elections, shall be such...be exercised only by citizens of the United States and those who shall have declared on oath their intention to become such, and shall have taken an oath...
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A History of the Struggle for Slavery Extension Or Restriction in the United ...

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1856 - 164 pages
...the qualifications of voters, and of holdmg office, at all subsequent elections, shall be such aи shall be prescribed by the legislative assembly :...shall be exercised only by citizens of the United Slates and those who shall have declared on oath their intention to become such, and shall have taken...
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REPORT OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE APPOINTED TO INVESTIGATE THE TROUBLES IN ...

1856
...possess the qualifications hereinafter prescribed, shall be entitled to vote at the first election : Provided, That the right of suffrage and of holding...be exercised only by citizens of the United States, and those who shall have declared on oath their intention to become such, and shall have taken an oath...
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Speeches ...

Lawrence O'Brien Branch - Campaign literature - 1856
...vote at the first election, and shall be eligible 'to any office within the said Territory." ***** "Provided, That the right of suffrage, and of holding...be exercised only by citizens of the United States, including tlwse recognized as citizens by the treaty with the Republic of Mexico, concluded February...
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Republican landmarks: the views and opinons of American statesmen on foreign ...

John Philip Sanderson - Naturalization - 1856 - 367 pages
...States and the provision? of this act." So that the proviso will read: " Provided, That the rights of suffrage and of holding office shall be exercised only by citizens of the United States." John Pettit, of Indiana, opposed this amendment, and among other remarks, made the following : Mr....
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Republican Landmarks: The Views and Opinions of American Statesmen on ...

John Philip Sanderson - Naturalization - 1856 - 367 pages
...States and the provixionp of this act.** So that the proviso will read : "Provided, That the rights of suffrage and of holding office shall be exercised only by citizens of the United States." John Pettit, of Indiana, opposed this amendment, and among other remarks, made the following : Mr....
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Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and ..., Volume 11

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1856
...possess the qualifications hereinafter prescribed, shall be entitled to vote at the first election: Provided, That the right of suffrage and of holding office shall be exercised only by the citizens of the United States and those who shall have declared on oath their intention to become...
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The Congressional Globe

United States. Congress - United States - 1856
...prescribed the qualification of voters. How long to continue, sir? Until the first election only. And the qualifications of voters, and of holding office at all subsequent elections, shall be prescribed by the Legislative Assembly. Which is the higher prerogative of sovereignty, to prescribe...
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A History of the Struggle for Slavery Extension Or Restriction in the United ...

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1856 - 164 pages
...eligible to any office within the said territorv ; but the qualifications of voters, and of holdmg office, at all subsequent elections, shall be such as shall be prescribed by the legislativo assembly : Procided, That the right of suffrage and of holding office shall be exereised...
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