The History of Pettis County, Missouri: Including an Authentic History of Sedalia, Other Towns and Townships, Together with ... Biographical Sketches ... (Google eBook)

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1882 - Pettis County (Mo.) - 1108 pages
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Page 116 - No state shall, without the consent of congress, lay any duty on tonnage, keep troops or ships of .war in time of peace, enter into any agreement or compact with another state, or with a foreign power, or engage in war, unless actually invaded, or in such imminent danger as will not admit of delay.
Page 119 - The United States shall guarantee to every state in this union a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion, and on application of the legislature, or of the executive (when the legislature can not be convened), against domestic violence.
Page 117 - No person except a natural-born citizen, or a citizen of the United States, at the time of the adoption of this constitution, shall be eligible to the office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that office who shall not have attained to the age of thirty-five years, and been fourteen years a resident within the United States.
Page 119 - Congress into this Union; but no new State shall be formed or erected within the jurisdiction of any other State; nor any State be formed by the junction of two or more States, or parts of States, without the consent of the Legislatures of the States concerned, as well as of the Congress.
Page 131 - House shall be the judge of the election, returns, and qualifications of its own members, and a majority of each House shall constitute a quorum to do business, but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day and may compel the attendance of absent members in such manner and under such penalties as each House may provide.
Page 178 - Within the age of twenty-one years ; or 2. Insane ; or 3. Imprisoned on a criminal charge, or in execution upon conviction of a criminal offense, for a term less than for life ; or 4. A married woman : the time during which such disability...
Page 130 - Commonwealth, or procured it to be done by others in my behalf; that I will not knowingly receive, directly or indirectly, any money or other valuable thing for the performance or non-performance of any act or duty pertaining to my office, other than the compensation allowed by law.
Page 126 - ... a speedy public trial by an impartial jury of the county or district in which the offense is alleged to have been committed.
Page 159 - No railroad, canal or other corporation, or the lessees, purchasers or managers of any railroad or canal corporation, shall consolidate the stock, property or franchises of such corporation with, or lease, or purchase the works or franchises of, or in any way control any other railroad or canal corporation owning or having under its control a parallel or competing line...
Page 159 - The rolling stock, and all other movable property belonging to any railroad company or corporation in this state shall be considered personal property, and shall be liable to execution and sale in the same manner as the personal property of individuals, and the legislature shall pass no laws exempting such property from execution and sale.

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