Annual Report of the Hawaiian Historical Society, Volumes 21-30 (Google eBook)

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Hawaiian Historical Society., 1913 - Hawaii
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Page 77 - Rook joint executors of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all other and former wills by me at any time heretofore made. In Witness whereof I have hereto set my...
Page 87 - As we do not agree, it is useless to prolong the session, and as at the time His Majesty Kamehameha III. gave the Constitution of the year 1852, he reserved to himself the power of taking it away if it was not for the interest of his Government and people, and as it is clear to me that that King left the revision of the Constitution to my predecessor and myself, therefore as I sit in his seat, on the part of the Sovereignty of the Hawaiian Islands I make known today that the Constitution of 1852...
Page 99 - They said therefore among themselves. Let us not rend it, but cast lots for it. whose it shall be : that the Scripture might be fulfilled, which saith, They parted my raiment among them, and for my vesture they did cast lots.
Page 118 - Every male resident of the Kingdom, of Hawaiian, American, or European birth or descent, who shall have taken an oath to support the Constitution and laws in the manner provided for electors of Nobles; who shall have paid his taxes; who shall have attained the age of twenty years; and shall have been domiciled in the Kingdom for one year immediately preceding the election ; and shall know how to read and write either the Hawaiian, English or some European...
Page 82 - American or European birth or descent, who shall have attained the age of twenty years, and shall have paid his taxes, and shall have caused his name to be entered on the list of voters for Nobles...
Page 77 - Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said testator, BA as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us who have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto, in the presence of the said testator. RA SD LT NOTE. ^The testator after taking off his seal, must in presence of the witnesses pronounce these words, " I publish and declare this to be my last will and testament.
Page 92 - To the end proposed, I recommend the judges of the different election districts throughout the islands (thereby appealing to their ancient allegiance to the family of the Kamehamehas), to give notice that a poll will be opened on Wednesday, the 1st day of January, AD 1873, at which all male subjects of the kingdom may by their vote peaceably and orderly express their free choice for a king of the Hawaiian islands as successor of Kamehameha V.
Page 84 - It has been the traditional policy of my predecessor to whom the kingdom is indebted for the liberal reforms that have been made, to lead the nation forward and to watch over its welfare. My subjects will find in me as they did in him, a jealous guardian of their liberties and an earnest promoter of all measures calculated to increase their happiness and to check the evils that tend to their destruction.
Page 117 - ... nation or state are or may be permitted to come; to enter into the same, and to remain and reside in any part thereof, respectively; to hire and occupy houses and warehouses for the purposes of their residence and commerce; to trade in all kinds of produce, manufactures and merchandise of lawful commerce...

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