The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge (Google eBook)

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Page 254 - No such law shall take effect until it shall, at a general election, have been submitted to the people, and have received a majority of all the votes cast for and against it, at such election.
Page 211 - An Act to regulate Trade and Intercourse with the Indian Tribes, and to preserve Peace on the Frontiers...
Page 321 - The members of the House of Representatives shall be apportioned among the several counties, according to the number of population...
Page 245 - In all prosecutions or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence, and the jury shall have the right to determine the law and the facts, under the direction of the court.
Page 299 - No person who denies the being of a God, or a future state of rewards and punishments, shall hold any office in the civil department of this State.
Page 285 - No person shall be imprisoned for debt except In cases of fraud.
Page 246 - The Court for the Trial of Impeachments shall be composed of the President of the Senate, the senators, or the major part of them, and the judges of the Court of Appeals, or the major part of them.
Page 294 - The supreme court shall have appellate jurisdiction only, which shall be coextensive with the limits of the State; but in criminal cases, and in appeals from interlocutory judgments, with such exceptions and under such regulations as the legislature shall make...
Page 302 - When a majority of all the members elected to each House of the General Assembly shall concur, by a yea and nay vote, to be entered upon their respective journals, in enacting a law to take the sense of the people of the State as to the necessity and expediency of calling a convention for the purpose of revising or amending this Constitution, and such amendments as may have been made...
Page 220 - And the senators shall be chosen in the following manner, viz : every male inhabitant of each town and parish with town privileges, and places unincorporated, in this State, of twenty-one years of age and upwards, excepting paupers, and persons excused from paying taxes at their own request...

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