The red book of Michigan: a civil, military and biographical history (Google eBook)

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E.B. Smith & Company, 1871 - History - 549 pages
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Page 536 - For the purpose of voting, no person shall be deemed to have gained or lost a residence, by reason of his presence or absence, while employed in the service of the United States; nor while engaged in the navigation of the waters of this state, or of the United States, or of the high seas ; nor while a student of any seminary of learning; nor while kept at any almshouse, or other asylum, at public expense ; nor while confined in any public prison.
Page 529 - ... the votes of both houses shall be determined by yeas and nays, and the names of the members voting for and against the bill shall be entered on the journals of each house respectively.
Page 544 - ... before they enter on the duties of their respective offices, take and subscribe the following oath or affirmation : "I do solemnly swear [or affirm, as the case may be] that...
Page 15 - For I think that God hath set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death : for we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men.
Page 535 - In all criminal prosecutions for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury ; and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged as libelous is true, and was published with good motives and for justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted ; and the jury shall have the right to determine the law and the fact.
Page 540 - State board of education ; one for two years, one for four years, and one for six years ; and at each succeeding biennial election there shall be elected one member of such board, who shall hold his office for six years.
Page 532 - If, during a vacancy of the office of Governor, the Lieutenant-Governor shall be impeached, displaced, resign, die or become incapable of performing the duties of his office, or be absent from the State, the President of the Senate shall act as Governor, until the vacancy be filled, or the disability shall cease.
Page 540 - State debt in tlie order herein recited, until the extinguishment of the State debt, other than the amounts due to educational funds, when such specific taxes shall be added to, and constitute a part of the primary school interest fund.
Page 540 - The board of regents shall have the general supervision of the University, and the direction and control of all expenditures from the University interest fund.
Page 542 - The Legislature shall provide by law for the registry of all bills or notes, issued or put in circulation as money, and shall require ample security for the redemption of the same in specie.

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