Smull's Legislative Hand Book and Manual of the State of Pennsylvania (Google eBook)

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Contents

Legislation prohibited by the Constitution
199
List of United States Senators from Pennsylvania
200
Incompatible offices
206
Congressional districts 1873
208
Senatorial districts 1874
212
Representative districts 1874
218
Judicial districts
227
Aggregate population of the United States
228
Aggregate population of Pennsylvania
229
White and colored population of Pennsylvania
231
Population of Philadelphia in 1870 by wards
245
Population of the principal cities and towns in the State
246
Election of United States Senator
247
Time of meeting of Assembly
248
Presidents of the United States
249
Electoral vote of Pennsylvania for President and Vice President
251
United States Government 1875
256
Principal officers of the United States Government from Pennsylvania
257
Speakers of the House of Representatives of the United States from 1789 to 1875 281
261
Congressional districts from 1790
264
List of Governors of the Colonies on the Delaware
265
List of Governors of the Province
266
List of Presidents of Pennsylvania 207
267
List of Governors under Constitution of 1838 207
268
Secretaries of the Commonwealth
271
Auditors General of Pennsylvania
272
Land Department under the Province and Commonwealth
273
State Treasurers of Pennsylvania
276
Attorneys General of Pennsylvania
277
Former Speakers of the Senate of Pennsylvania
278
Former Speakersof the House of Representatlvesof Penn sylvania
279
Judges of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
280
Organization of fhc Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
283
Judges of the district courts
284
President iudges of the courts of common pleas
285
Organization of counties
286
Organization of counties and county towns
291
Domestic postages
293
Vote for Senators 1874
374
Vote for members of the House of Representatives 1874
379
Vote for Lieutenant Governor 1874 by wards boroughs and townships
391
neturns of special election for Congress in Twentythird district
451
County surveyors
452
National Guard of Pennsylvania
454
Valuation of personal property in the State 1874
455
Stocks held by the Commonwealth
462
Monthly receipts and expenditures for fiscal year ending November 30 1874
463
School statistics
464
Educational growth in the past ten years
465
County city and borough superintendents
469
Orphan school statistics 1874
472
Times of election of State officers of tin several States
473
State governments in 1875
475
Territorial governments in 1875
477
I2 United States Legations abroad
478
Members elect of the Fortyfourth Congress
481
Senators and Representatives from Pennsylvania in the Fortyfourth Congress 4X
490
Senators and Representative from Pennsylvania in the Fortythird Congress
491
Officers of the Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society for 1875
492
Trustees of the Agricultural College of Pennsylvania
494
Weights and measures
495
Rules of the State Library 49
497
Joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives 000
503
List of Senators 1875 601
504
Decisions of the Senate
516
Rules of the House of Representatives of Pennsylvania
527
Decisions of the House of Representatives
548
Legislative practice
572
Directory of the Departments 594
577
Directory of the Senate
603
no Standing committees of the Senate
606
Members of the House of Representatives
609
Directory of tho House of Representatives
614
Standing committees of the House of Representatives
622
Reporters ami correspondents
630
lie Hotels and boarding houses t 117 Analytical index to the Constitution of 1873
633

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Page 168 - Municipal and other corporations and individuals invested with the privilege of taking private property for public use, shall make just compensation for property taken, injured, or destroyed by the construction or enlargement of their works, highways, or improvements, which compensation shall be paid or secured before such taking, injury, or destruction.
Page 3 - He has refused, for a long time after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected; whereby the legislative powers, incapable of annihilation, have returned to the people at large for their exercise ; the State remaining, in the mean time, exposed to all the danger of invasion from without, and convulsions within.
Page 505 - He shall take the Chair every day precisely at the hour to which the House shall have adjourned on the preceding day; shall immediately call the members to order; and, on the appearance of a quorum, shall cause the Journal of the preceding day to be read.
Page 76 - That the people shall be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and possessions, from unreasonable searches and seizures: and that no warrant to search any place or to seize any person or things, shall issue without describing them as nearly as may be , nor without probable cause , supported by oath or affirmation.
Page 106 - That all men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to -the dictates of their own consciences ; that no man can, of right, be compelled to attend, erect, or support any place of worship, or to maintain any ministry against his consent; that no human authority can, in any case whatever, control or interfere with the rights of conscience ; and that no preference shall ever be given, by law, to any religious establishments or modes of worship.
Page 111 - ... and if, in the Legislature so next chosen as aforesaid, such proposed amendment or amendments shall be agreed to by a majority of all the members elected to each House, then it shall be the duty of the Legislature to submit such proposed amendment or amendments to the people in such manner and at such time as the Legislature shall prescribe...
Page 39 - ... no part of the property of any individual can with justice be taken from him or applied to public uses without his own consent or that of the representative body of the people.
Page 75 - The free communication of thoughts and opinions is one of the invaluable rights of man ; and every citizen may freely speak, write, and print on any subject, being responsible for the abuse of that liberty.
Page 123 - The person of a debtor, where there is not strong presumption of fraud, shall not be continued in prison after delivering up his estate for the benefit of his creditors in such manner as shall be prescribed by law.
Page 63 - Each House may determine the rules of its proceeding,s, punish its members for disorderly behavior; and with the concurrence of two-thirds, expel a member, but not a second time for the same cause, and shall have all other powers necessary for a branch of the Legislature of a free State.

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