The public and general statutes passed by the Congress of the United States of America: from 1789 to 1836 inclusive, whether expired, repealed, or in force : arranged in chronological order, with marginal references, and a copious index : to which is added the Constitution of the United States, and an appendix, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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T. and J.W. Johnson, 1840 - Law - 3280 pages
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Page 56 - I do solemnly swear that I will administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich; and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge all the duties incumbent on me as , according to the best of my abilities and understanding, agreeably to the constitution and laws of the United States.
Page xi - The electors shall meet in their respective states and vote by ballot for president and vice president, one of whom, at least, shall not be an inhabitant of the same state with themselves; they shall name in their ballots the person voted for as president, and in distinct ballots the person voted for as vice...
Page 170 - And, also, to make, have, and use, a common seal, and the same to break, alter, and renew, at their pleasure ; and, also, to ordain, establish, and put in execution such...
Page 171 - That, in case it should at any time happen, that an election of directors should not be made upon any day when pursuant to this act it ought to have been made, the said corporation shall not, for that cause, be deemed to be dissolved ; but it shall be lawful, on any other day, to...
Page i - States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquillity, provide for the common defence, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. ARTICLE I. SECTION I. All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives. SECT. 2. The House...
Page xii - ... then from the two highest numbers on the list the Senate shall choose the vice president; a quorum for the purpose shall consist of...
Page 608 - America, for the payment of which well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.
Page 173 - ... not under the seal of the said corporation, shall be binding and obligatory upon the same, in the like manner, and with the like force and effect, as upon any private person or persons, if issued by him, her or them, in his. her or their private or natural capacity or capacities, and shall be assignable and negotiable...
Page 172 - ... for every two shares above two, and not exceeding ten, one vote ; for every four shares above ten, and not exceeding thirty, one vote ; for every six shares above...
Page 67 - States, who shall be sworn or affirmed to a faithful execution of his office; whose duty it shall be to prosecute and conduct all suits in the supreme court in which the United States shall be concerned, and to give his advice and opinion upon questions of law when required by the president of the United States, or when requested by the heads of any of the departments, touching any matters that may concern their departments, and shall receive such compensation for his services as shall by law be...

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