The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year ..., Volume 19 (Google eBook)

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Gray and Bowen, 1847 - Almanacs, American
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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 321 - The members of the House of Representatives shall be apportioned among the several counties, according to the number of population in each, as nearly as may be...
Page 254 - ... single object or work, to be distinctly specified therein, which law shall provide ways and means, exclusive of loans, for the payment of the interest of such debt or liability as it falls due, and 'also to pay and discharge the principal of such debt or liability within twenty years from the time of the contracting thereof...
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.
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Page 201 - An Act making appropriations for the payment of Revolutionary and other pensions of the United States, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty.
Page 205 - An Act making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1918, and for other purposes...
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 161 - Congress, without deduction in case of sickness; and $8 for every twenty miles' travel, in the usual road, in going to and returning from the seat of government The compensation of the President of the Senate, pro tempore, and of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, is $ 16 a day.
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