Journal of the Council of the Legislative Assembly of Wisconsin (Google eBook)

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State Printer, 1842 - Legislative journals
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Page 20 - The governor and judges, or a majority of them, shall adopt and publish in the district such laws of the original States, criminal and civil, as may be necessary and best suited to the circumstances of the district, and report them to Congress from time to time, which laws shall be in force in the district until the organization of the General Assembly therein, unless disapproved of by Congress; but afterwards, the Legislature shall have authority to alter them as they shall think fit.
Page 33 - That the legislative power of the territory shall extend to all rightful subjects of legislation, consistent with the constitution of the United States and the provisions of this act ; but no law shall be passed interfering with the primary disposal of the soil...
Page 406 - The Governor shall nominate, and by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council, shall appoint, all judicial officers, justices of the peace, sheriffs, and all militia officers, except those of the staff, and all civil officers not herein provided for.
Page 675 - An act to grant a quantity of land to the territory of Wisconsin, for the purpose of aiding in opening a canal to connect the waters of Lake Michigan with those of Rock river...
Page 19 - It should afterward be discussed and put to the vote without the possibility of making any alteration in it; and if the circumstances of the case required a more speedy decision, the question should not be decided by a simple majority, but by a majority of at least two thirds of both houses.
Page 22 - That the judicial power of said territory shall be vested in a Supreme Court, District Courts, Probate Courts, and in justices of the peace.
Page 32 - Territory shall extend to all rightful subjects of legislation consistent with the Constitution of the United States and the provisions of this act; but no law shall be passed interfering with the primary disposal of the soil; no tax shall be imposed upon the property of the United States: nor shall the lands or other property of non-residents be taxed higher than the lands or other property of residents.
Page 38 - That in case of the death, removal, resignation, or necessary absence of the governor of the said territory, the secretary thereof shall be, and he is hereby, authorized and required to execute all the powers and perform all the duties of the governor during the vacancy occasioned by the removal, resignation, or necessary absence of the said governor. Approved, August 7. 1789.
Page 15 - An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands and to grant preemption rights...
Page 457 - Retained, that a committee of two be appointed to act in conjunction with a similar committee to be appointed by the...

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