Michigan State Gazetteer and Business Directory for ..., Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Comp. and pub. by C.F. Clark, 1863 - Michigan
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Page 145 - ... enter on the duties of their respective offices, take and subscribe the following oath or affirmation: "I do solemnly swear (or affirm...
Page 138 - For the purpose of voting, no person shall be deemed to have gained or lost a residence by reason of his presence or absence while employed in the service of the United States ; nor while engaged in the navigation of the waters of this State or of the United States, or of the high seas ; nor while a student of any seminary of learning, nor while kept at any almshouse or other asylum at public expense ; nor while confined in any public prison.
Page 131 - If he approve, he shall sign it; but if not, he shall return it, with his objections, to the house in which it originated, which shall enter the objections at large upon their journal, and reconsider it.
Page 141 - The proceeds of all lands that have been or hereafter may be granted by ;the United States to this State, for the support of schools, which...
Page 131 - ... the votes of both houses shall be determined by yeas and nays, and the names of the members voting for and against the bill shall be entered on the journals of each house respectively.
Page 135 - All grants and commissions shall be in the name and by the authority of the people of the state of California, sealed with the great seal of the state, signed by the governor, and countersigned by the secretary of state.
Page 144 - The real and personal estate of every female, acquired before marriage, and all property to which she may afterwards become entitled, by gift, grant, inheritance, or devise, shall be and remain the estate and property of such female, and shall not be liable for the debts, obligations or engagements of her husband ; and may be devised or bequeathed by her as if she were unmarried.
Page 148 - State, county or township, or any public officer or public body, or which may be entered into or executed under existing laws "to the people of the State of Michigan...
Page 130 - Members of the Legislature shall, in all cases except treason, felony and breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest, and shall not be subject to any civil process during the session of the Legislature, nor for fifteen days next before the commencement and after the termination of each session.
Page 143 - Corporations may be formed under general laws; but shall not be created by special act, except for municipal purposes, and in cases where, in the judgment of the Legislature, the objects of the corporation cannot be attained under general laws. All general laws and special acts passed pursuant to this section may be altered from time to time, or repealed.

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