Resolves of the Legislature of the State of Maine (Google eBook)

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F. Douglas, 1820 - Session laws
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Page 17 - An Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States, in the Revolutionary war...
Page 30 - ... sort and count the votes and form a list of the persons voted for with the number of votes for each person against his name; and shall make a fair record of the same...
Page 27 - Second. All the arms which have been received by this Commonwealth from the United States, under the law of Congress, entitled, An act making provision for arming and equipping the whole body of militia of the United States...
Page 21 - An Act relating to the separation of the District of Maine from Massachusetts, Proper, and forming the same into a separate and independent State...
Page 21 - The message was answered on the 12th of June, 1830, wherein it was, among other things, resolved, " That the Governor of this State be requested to transmit to the President of the United States a copy of the resolve, accompanied with such representations in relation to this subject as he shall think proper, and best calculated to effect the object.
Page 13 - States, passed April the twenty-third, one thousand eight hundred and eight,' shall, as soon as the said district shall become a separate state, be divided between the two states, in proportion to the returns of the militia, according to which the said arms have been received from the United States as aforesaid.
Page 19 - A SHIELD, argent, charged with a PINE TREE ; a MOOSE DEER at the foot of it, recumbent. Supporters ; on dexter side, an HUSBANDMAN resting on a scythe ; on sinister side a SEAMAN resting on an anchor. In the foreground, representing sea and land, and under the Shield, the name of the State in large Roman capitals, to wit : MAINE. The whole surmounted by a Crest, the NORTH STAR. The Motto, in small Roman capitals, in a label interposed between the Shield and Crest, viz., DlRIGO.
Page 27 - Indians within said district of Maine, whether the same arise from treaties, or otherwise; and for this purpose shall obtain the assent of said Indians, and their release to this commonwealth of claims and stipulations arising under the treaty at present existing between the said commonwealth and said Indians...
Page 29 - The Legislature, whenever two-thirds of both houses shall deem it necessary, may propose amendments to this Constitution; and when any amendments shall be so agreed upon, a resolution shall be passed and sent to the selectmen of the several towns, and the assessors of the several plantations, empowering and directing them to notify the inhabitants of their respective towns and plantations, in the manner prescribed by law, at...
Page 35 - The constitution gives to congress power to provide for calling out the militia to execute the laws of the union, to suppress insurrections, and to repel invasions ; and in no other cases.

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