Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and Executive Documents: 14th Congress, 1st Session-48th Congress, 2nd Session and Special Session (Google eBook)

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Page 699 - A majority of each house shall constitute a quorum to do business; but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day, and may compel the attendance of absent members in such manner, and under such penalties, as each house may provide.
Page 82 - In an action brought to recover a balance due upon a mutual, open, and current account, where there have been reciprocal demands between the parties, the cause of action is deemed to have accrued from the time of the last item, proved in the account on either side.
Page 754 - All the corporate powers of said company shall be vested in and exercised by a board of directors, and such officers and agents as they may appoint.
Page 82 - No action for the recovery of real property, or for the recovery of the possession thereof, shall be maintained, unless it appear that the plaintiff, his ancestor, predecessor, or grantor, was seized or possessed of the premises in question within twenty years before the commencement of such action.
Page 485 - further enacted, that upon all debts or 'sums certain, payable at a certain " time or otherwise, the jury on the trial of any issue, or on any inquisition " of damages, may, if they shall think fit...
Page 638 - ... no person duly authorized to practice physic or surgery shall be allowed to disclose any information which he may have acquired in attending any patient, in a professional character, and which information was necessary to enable him to prescribe for such patient as a physician, or to do any act for him, as a surgeon.
Page 219 - Every person who, with intent to injure or defraud, shall falsely make, alter, forge, or counterfeit any instrument or writing, being or purporting to be, the act of another...
Page 51 - ... 6. On motion of the district attorney, to issue a warrant for the arrest of a person who neglects to appear agreeably to the requirements of a recognizance to appear thereat, commanding the officer executing the same to bring the party forthwith before the court, if in session, otherwise to commit him to the common jail of the county, there to remain until delivered by due course of law.
Page 119 - An unconditional promise in writing to accept a bill before it is drawn is deemed an actual acceptance in favor of every person who, upon the faith thereof, receives the bill for value.
Page 201 - Every other killing of a human being, by the act, procurement or culpable negligence of another...

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