The Land Owner's Manual

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General Books LLC, 2009 - 306 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1847 Excerpt: ... Sec. V. Nothing contained in this article shall be so construed as to prevent white male persons above the ago of twenty one years, who are compelled to labor on the roads of their respective townships or counties, and who have resided one year in the State, from having the right of an elector. ARTICLE V. Section I. Captains and subalterns in the militia shall be elected by those persons in their respective company districts, subject to military duty. Sec II. Majors shall be elected by the captains and subalterns of the battalion. Sec III. Colonels shall be elected by the majors, captains and subalterns of the regiment. Sec. IV. Brigadiers general shall be elected by the commissioned officers of their respective brigades. Sec. V. Majors general and quarter-masters general shall be appointed by joint ballot of both Houses of the Legislature. Sec VI. The Governor shall appoint the adjutant general. The majors general shall appoint their aids and other division staff officers. The brigadiers general shall appoint their brigade majors, and other brigade staff officers. The commanding officers of regiments shall appoint their adjutants, quarter-masters, and other regimental staff officers. The commanding officers of regiments shall appoint their adjutants, quarter-masters, and other regimental staff officers; and the captains and subalterns shall appoint their non-commissioned officers and musicians. Sec VII. The captains and subalterns of the artillery and cavalry shall be elected by the persons enrolled in their respective corps; and the Majors and Colonels shall be appointed in such manner as shall be directed by law. The colonels shall appoint their regimental staff; and tho captains and subalterns their non-commissioned officers and musicians. ARTICLE VI. S...

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