The financial history of Wisconsin (Google eBook)

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University of Wisconsin, 1908 - Dissertations, Academic - 475 pages
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Page 36 - It shall be the duty of the legislature, and they are hereby empowered, to provide for the organization of cities and incorporated villages, and to restrict their power of taxation, assessment, borrowing money, contracting debts, and loaning their credit, so as to prevent abuses in assessments and taxation, and in contracting debts by such municipal corporations.
Page 81 - That the selection of swamp and overflowed lands granted to the several States by the act of Congress, approved September 28, 1850, entitled "An act to enable the State of Arkansas and other States to reclaim the swamp lands within their limits...
Page 21 - Except the debts specified in the tenth and eleventh sections of this article, no debt shall be hereafter contracted by or on behalf of this State, unless such debt shall be authorized by a law, for some single work or object, to be distinctly specified therein ; and such, law shall impose and provide for the collection of a direct annual tax to pay, and sufficient to pay the interest on such debt as it falls due, and also to pay and discharge the principal of such debt within eighteen years from...
Page 22 - The proceeds of all lands that have been or hereafter may be granted by the United States to this State, for educational purposes, (except the lands heretofore granted for the purposes of a University,) and all moneys, and the clear proceeds of all property, that may accrue to the State by forfeiture or escheat...
Page 130 - ... such securities shall be held; debts due by inhabitants of this state to persons not residing within the United States for the purchase of any real estate ; public stocks, stocks in moneyed corporations, and such portion of the capital of incorporated companies, liable to taxation on their capital, as shall not be invested in real estate.
Page 22 - To the support and maintenance of common schools in each school district, and the purchase of suitable libraries and apparatus therefor.
Page 39 - The right of every man to worship Almighty God, according to the dictates of his own conscience, shall never be infringed; nor shall any man be compelled to attend, erect, or support any place of worship, or to maintain any ministry against his consent; nor shall any control of, or interference with, the rights of conscience be permitted, or any preference be given by law to any...
Page 248 - ... or any child to whom the decedent for not less than ten years prior to such transfer, stood in the mutually acknowledged relation of a parent; provided, however, such relationship began at or before the child's fifteenth birthday, and was continuous for said ten years thereafter, or any lineal issue of such adopted or mutually acknowledged child, shall be exempt.
Page 16 - ... provide for the collection of a direct annual tax sufficient to pay the interest on such debt as it falls due, and also to pay and discharge the principal thereof within twenty years from the time of contracting the same.
Page 249 - estate" and "property" as used in this Act shall be taken to mean the real and personal property or interest therein of the testator, intestate, grantor, bargainer, vendor, or donor passing or transferred to individual legatees, devisees, heirs, next of kin, grantees, donees, vendees, or successors, and shall include all personal property within or without the state. The word "transfer...