Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress, 2nd Session (Google eBook)

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Page 253 - I accept the civil and political equality of all men, and agree not to attempt to deprive any person or persons, on account of race, color, or previous condition, of any political or civil right, privilege, or immunity, enjoyed by any other class of men...
Page 589 - ... to take such testimony, and to make such expenditures, as it deems advisable. The cost of stenographic services to report such hearings shall not be in excess of 25 cents per hundred words. The expenses of the committee, which shall not exceed $30,000, shall be paid from the contingent fund of the Senate upon vouchers approved by the chairman of the committee or the chairman of any duly authorized subcommittee thereof.
Page 518 - Neither by compact, covenant, or submission, for men cannot covenant themselves out of their rights and their duties, nor by any other means, can arbitrary power be conveyed to any man. Those who give to others such rights perform acts that are void as they are given...
Page 283 - State, and having resided therein two years previous to the day of election, and who hath a freehold of fifty acres of land, or a town lot, of which he hath been legally seized and possessed, at least six months before such election, or, not having such freehold or town lot, hath been a resident in the election district, in which he offers to give his vote, six months before...
Page 211 - That the constitution of Arkansas shall never be so amended or changed as to deprive any citizen or class of citizens of the United States of the right to vote who are entitled to vote by the constitution herein recognized...
Page 262 - No person shall, for any indictable offense, be proceeded against criminally by information, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the militia, when in actual service, in time of war or public danger, or by leave of the court for oppression or misdemeanor in office.
Page 457 - In testimony whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name, and caused the Great Seal of the State of...
Page 356 - Every male person born in the United States, and every male person who has been naturalized, twenty-one years old or upward, who shall have resided in the State twelve months next preceding the election, and ninety days in the county in which he offers to vote, shall be deemed an elector.
Page 359 - A tabular statement, showing separately the whole amount of each appropriation of money made by law, the amount paid under the same, and the balance unexpended; 6.
Page 295 - My observations lead me to the conclusion that the citizens of the Southern States are anxious to return to self-government within the Union as soon as possible; that while reconstructing they want and require protection from the Government ; that they are in earnest in wishing to do what they think is required by the Government, not humiliating to them as citizens, and that if such a course was pointed out they would pursue it in good faith.

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