House Journal (Google eBook)

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1859 - Tennessee
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Page 730 - ... the person or persons so offending shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction thereof...
Page 131 - The Legislature shall have no power to suspend any general law for the benefit of any particular individual, nor to pass any law for the benefit of individuals, inconsistent with the general laws of the land ; nor to pass any law granting to any individual or individuals, rights, privileges, immunities, or exemptions, other than such as may be, by the same law, extended to any member of the community who may be able to bring himself within the provisions of such law.
Page 122 - All property shall be taxed according to its value, that value to be ascertained in such manner as the Legislature shall direct, so that taxes shall be equal and uniform throughout the State.
Page 530 - To make by-laws, not inconsistent with any existing law, for the management of its property, the regulation of its affairs, and for the transfer of its stock.
Page 534 - Trapier or any three of them be and they are hereby appointed Commissioners...
Page 489 - Clark, and their successors in office, be and they are hereby declared to be a body corporate under the name and style of the...
Page 99 - Shall I tell you what this collision means? They who think that it is accidental, unnecessary, the work of interested or fanatical agitators, and therefore ephemeral, mistake the case altogether. It is an irrepressible conflict between opposing and enduring forces, and it means that the United States must and will, sooner or later, become either entirely a slave-holding nation or entirely a free-labor nation.
Page 99 - Either the cotton and rice fields of South Carolina and the sugar plantations of Louisiana will ultimately be tilled by free labor, and Charleston and New Orleans become marts for legitimate merchandise alone, or else the rye fields and wheat fields of Massachusetts and New York must again be surrendered by their farmers to slave culture and to the production of slaves, and Boston and New Tork become once more markets for trade in the bodies and souls of men.
Page 308 - General shall immediately proceed against said company to collect said sinking fund, in the manner prescribed in the sixth section of an act entitled ' An Act to establish a system of internal improvements in this State,
Page 835 - Resolved, That the Governor of this State be requested to transmit a copy of the foregoing report and resolutions to the President of the United States, to the Executives of the several States, and to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress.

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