The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge (Google eBook)

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Page 248 - ... major part of them, and the judges of the court of appeals, or the major part of them.
Page 146 - That the legislative power of the Territory shall extend to all rightful subjects of legislation, consistent with the Constitution of the United States and the provisions of this act; but no law shall be passed interfering with the primary disposal of the soil...
Page 303 - ... acts calling elections, acts providing for tax levies or appropriations for the usual current expenses of the state, and urgency measures necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health or safety, passed by a twothirds vote of all the members elected to each house.
Page 331 - Boston, and then was elected Senator of the United States for six years, from the 4th of March, 1804.
Page 130 - CONGRESS. THE Congress of the United States consists of a Senate and House of Representatives, and must assemble, at least, once every year, on the first Monday of December, unless it is otherwise provided by law.
Page 213 - An Act to revive an Act authorizing certain soldiers in the late war [with Great Britain] to surrender the bounty lands drawn by them, and to locate others in lieu, thereof.
Page 304 - The fund so created shall be kept separate, and shall annually, on the first day of January, be apportioned and paid over pro rata upon all such State indebtedness, other than the canal and school indebtedness, as may, for that purpose, be presented by the holders of the same, to be entered as credits upon, and, to that extent, in extinguishment of, the principal of said indebtedness.
Page 253 - JUDICIARY. Court of Errors and Appeals. This court is composed of the Chancellor, the Judges of the Supreme Court, and six other judges appointed by the Governor, with the consent of the Senate, who hold office for six years, one judge vacating his seat each year in rotation. The court holds stated terms at Trenton, on the third Tuesdays of January, April, July, and October.
Page 310 - For the term of five years, and thereafter until the legislature shall otherwise provide, the judges of the several circuit courts shall be judges of the supreme court, four of whom shall constitute a quorum, and the concurrence of a majority of the judges present shall be necessary to a decision. The legislature shall have power, if they should think it expedient and necessary, to provide...
Page 304 - The General Assembly shall, at its first session under the amended constitution, pass such laws as will effectually prohibit free persons of color from immigrating to and settling in this State ; and to effectually prevent the owners of slaves from bringing them into this State, for the purpose of setting them free.

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