Laws, joint resolutions, and memorials passed at the regular session of the General Assembly of the Territory of Nebraska (Google eBook)

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Sherman & Strickland, territorial printers, 1861 - Session laws
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Page 79 - ... by the burning, tearing, or otherwise destroying the same by the testator, or by some person in his presence and by his direction, with the intention of revoking the same.
Page 31 - That nothing in this act contained shall be construed to impair the rights of person or property now pertaining to the Indians in said Territory, so long as such rights shall remain unextinguished by treaty between the United States and such Indians, or to include any territory which, by treaty with any Indian tribe, is not, without the consent of said tribe, to be included within the territorial limits or jurisdiction of any State or Territory...
Page 38 - March sixth, eighteen hundred and twenty, which, being inconsistent with the principle of non-intervention by Congress with slavery in the states and territories, as recognized by the legislation of eighteen hundred and fifty, commonly called the compromise measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any territory or state, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate...
Page 14 - MASSACHUSETTS NATHANIEL GORHAM RUFUS KING CONNECTICUT WILLIAM SAMUEL JOHNSON ROGER SHERMAN NEW YORK ALEXANDER HAMILTON NEW JERSEY WILLIAM LIVINGSTON DAVID...
Page 17 - 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...
Page 25 - The supreme court shall consist of a chief justice and two associate justices, any two of whom shall constitute a quorum, and who shall hold a term at the seat of government of said territory annually ; and they shall hold their offices during the period of four years, and until their successors shall be appointed and qualified.
Page 25 - The jurisdiction of the several courts herein provided for, both appellate and original, and that of the probate courts and of justices of the peace, shall be as limited by law: Provided, That justices of the peace shall not have jurisdiction of any matter in controversy, when the title or boundaries of land may be in dispute, or where the debt or sum claimed shall exceed one hundred dollars ; and the said supreme and district courts, respectively, "shall possess chancery as well as common law jurisdiction.
Page 34 - of said Territory shall be vested in a supreme court, district courts, probate courts, and in justices of the peace. The supreme court shall consist of a chief justice and two associate justices, any two of whom shall constitute a quorum...
Page 36 - There shall also be a marshal for the territory appointed, who shall hold his office for four years, and until his successor shall be appointed and qualified, unless sooner removed by the president, who shall execute all processes issuing from the said courts when exercising their jurisdiction as circuit and district courts of the United States...
Page 100 - The executor or administrator shall be allowed all necessary expenses in the care, management, and settlement of the estate...

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