The History of Political Parties in the State of New-York: From the Ratification of the Federal Constitution to December, 1840... (Google eBook)

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C. Van Benthuysen, 1842 - New York (State)
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Page 253 - We of the jury say that Aaron Burr is not proved to be guilty under this indictment by any evidence submitted to us. We therefore find him not guilty.
Page 6 - Congress it is expedient that on the second Monday in May next a Convention of delegates who shall have been appointed by the several States be held at Philadelphia for the sole and express purpose of revising the Articles of Confederation and reporting to Congress and the several legislatures such alterations and provisions therein as shall when agreed to in Congress and confirmed by the States render the Federal Constitution adequate to the exigencies of Government and the preservation of the Union.
Page 25 - Felonies committed on the High Seas ; and in all other Cases to which the Judicial Power of the United States...
Page 430 - In case of the impeachment of the Governor, his removal from office, death, refusal to qualify, resignation, or absence from the State, the Lieutenant Governor shall exercise all the power and authority appertaining to the office of Governor, until another be duly qualified, or the Governor absent or impeached shall return or be acquitted.
Page 254 - No, I would as soon have thought of taking possession of the moon, and informing my friends that I intended to divide it among them.
Page 216 - ... or hereafter may be appropriated, as a permanent fund for the support of common schools, as may be by law required of him; to give information to the legislature respecting all matters referred to him by either branch thereof, or which...
Page 382 - ... and upon the best means of preserving our resources, and of defence against the enemy, and to devise and suggest for adoption by those respective states, such measures as they may deem expedient: and also to take measures, if they shall think proper, for procuring a convention of...
Page 149 - ... he is a man of an imagination sublimated and eccentric ; propitious neither to the regular display of sound judgment, nor to steady perseverance in a systematic plan of conduct ; and...
Page 421 - An Act to provide for the improvement of the internal navigation of this state.
Page 17 - And I may add that, in the course of the discussions in the convention, neither the propositions thrown out for debate, nor even those voted in the earlier stages of deliberation, were considered as evidences of a definitive opinion in the proposer or voter.

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