Smull's Legislative Hand Book and Manual of the State of Pennsylvania (Google eBook)

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The State, 1881 - Pennsylvania
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Contents

Act to equalize the Taxation of Corporations and Com
138
panies
144
Seventh Section Corporation Law of 1874
146
Form of Application for Charters of Corporations un der Act of 1874
148
Apportionment of the State into Congressional Dis tricts 1873
151
Apportionment of the State into Senatorial Districts 1874
154
Apportionment of the State into Representative Dis tricts 1874
158
Judicial Districtsdesignated 1874 16fi
166
Organization of Counties
167
Organization of Counties and County Towns in Penn sylvania
169
Time of Meeting of General Assembly
171
Presidents of the United States
172
Vice Presidents of the United States
173
The Electorial Vote of Pennsylvania for President and Vice President of the United States 1789 to 1831
174
Principal Officers of the United States Government from Pennsylvania
178
List of United States Senators from Pennsylvania since the Foundation of the Government
180
Speakers of the House of Representatives of the United States from 1789 to 1879
181
Members of the Continental Congress from Pennsyl vania 17741789
183
Names of Members of Congress from Pennsylvania since 1789 and Term of Service
186
Governors of the Colonies on the Delaware of the Province and of the Commonweaith
192
Popular Vote of Candidates for Governor since 1790
195
Secretariesof the Commonweaith
197
Deputy Secretaries of the Commonweaith
198
Land Department under the Province and Common weaith
199
State Treasurers of Pennsylvania
202
Attorneys General of Pennsylvania
203
Deputy Attorneys General of Pennsylvania 2 8
204
Former Speakers of the Senate of Pennsylvania
205
Former Speakers of the House of Representatives of Pennsylvania
206
Judges of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania 1634
207
Present Organization of the Supreme Court
209
Associate Law Judges and Judges of the Orphans Courts
211
Officers of the Pennsylvania State Agricuitural So ciety for 1880
212
Trustees of the Pennsylvania State College for 1878
252
Length of the Sessions of the Legislature 1876 to 1880
253
Officers of Allegheny County
268
Official Vote of Pennsylvania for President of the United States in 1880 by Counties
269
Official Vote for Judge of Supreme Court and Auditor General in 1880 by Counties
271
Vote for Members of Congress 1880 by Counties and Congressional Districts
273
Vote for Senators by Counties and Senatorial Dis tricts
280
Vote for Members of the House of Representatives 1880 by Legislative Districts
290
Returns of Election for President Auditor General and Judge of the Supreme Court 1880 by Wards Boroughs and Townships
304
Vote for State Treasurer 1879 by Counties
447
Electoral College of Pennsylvania 1880
449
County Tabular Statement for the School Year ending June 1880
472
Educational Growth in the Past Ten Years
475
7a City County and Borough Superintendents now in Commission
476
Orphan School Statistics
480
Weights and Measures as regulated by statute
481
Valuation of Personal Property In the several Coun ties
482
Public Loans of the Commonwealth
485
Receipts and Expenditures from 1791 to 1880
487
Indebtedness of the Commonwealth from 1818 to 1880
489
State Governments
490
Time of Electing State Officers and Meeting of Leg islatures In the different States revised to 1881
492
Territorial Governments
494
United States Government 1881
495
United States Legations abroad
496
Members of the Fortysixth Congress
499
Members of the Fortyseventh Congress
508
Senators and Representatives from Pennsylvania in Fortysixth and Fortyseventh Congresses
516
Rules and Regulations for the Government of the
517
Joint Rules of the Senate and House of Representa tives of Pennsylvania
521
Rules of the Senate of Pennsylvania
524
Decisions of the Senate of Pennsylvania on points of order
536
Rules of the House of Representatives of Pennsylva nia
550
Decisions of the House of Representatives on Ques tions of Order
571
Index to Rules and Decisions of Senate and House of Representatives
599
A Chapter on Legislative Practice and Proceedings in the Legislature of Pennsylvania by John A Smull
617
The Senators and Members of the House of Represent
640
atives sessions of 18812
641
Members of the Senate of Pennsylvania 18812
673
Directory of Members of the Senate
678
Employees of the Senate
679
Senate Standing Committees 1881 2
680
Members of the House of Representatives 18812
683
Directory of Members of the House of Representa tives 18812
687
Officer of the House of Representatives
695
Employees of House of Representatives
697
Standing Committees of the House of Representa tives 18812
698
Reporters and Correspondents
707
Hotels and Boardinghouses
708
Directory of the State Government
709
Domestic Postages Rates of
721
Foreign Postages Rates of
725
Distributing PostOffices in the United States
726
Money Order PostOffices in Pennsylvania
727

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Page 32 - The person having the greatest number of votes as Vice President, shall be the Vice President, if such number be a majority of the whole number of electors appointed ; and if no person have a majority, then from the two highest numbers on the list, the Senate shall choose the Vice President ; a quorum for the purpose shall consist of two thirds of the whole number of senators, and a majority of the whole number shall be necessary to a choice. But no person constitutionally ineligible to the office...
Page 19 - President shall, at stated times, receive for his services a compensation which shall neither be increased nor diminished during the period for which he shall have been elected ; and he shall not receive, within that period, any other emolument from the United States, or any of them. 8. Before he enter on the execution of his office, he shall take the following oath or affirmation : — " I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States...
Page 3 - He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected; whereby the Legislative powers, incapable of Annihilation, have returned to the People at large for their exercise; the State remaining, in the meantime, exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within.
Page 101 - All taxes shall be uniform, upon the same class of subjects, within the territorial limits of the authority levying the tax, and shall be levied and collected under general laws...
Page 64 - The person of a debtor, where there is not strong presumption of fraud, shall not be continued in prison after delivering up his estate for the benefit of his creditors, in such manner as shall be prescribed by law.
Page 62 - All men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences...
Page 127 - The general appropriation bill shall embrace nothing but appropriations for the ordinary expenses of the executive, legislative, and judicial departments of the Commonwealth, interest on the public debt, and for public schools; all other appropriations shall be made by separate bills, each embracing but one subject.
Page 61 - That all power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority, and instituted for their peace, safety and happiness.
Page 128 - The general assembly shall not delegate to any special commission, private corporation or association, any power to make, supervise, or interfere with any municipal improvement, money, property, or effects, whether held in trust or otherwise, or to levy taxes, or perform any municipal function whatever.
Page 14 - Indian tribes; 4. To establish a uniform rule of naturalization, and uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcies throughout the United States; 5. To coin money, regulate the value thereof and of foreign coin, and fix the standard of weights and measures ; 6.

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