Applied History

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Benjamin Franklin Shambaugh
State Historical Society of Iowa, 1916 - County government


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Page 146 - No man shall be deprived of his liberty or property, but by the judgment of his peers, or the law of the land, and should the public exigencies make it necessary, for the common preservation, to take any person's property, or to demand his particular services, full compensation shall be made for the same.
Page 145 - That the legislative power of the Territory shall extend to all rightful subjects of legislation, consistent with the Constitution of the United Stales and the provisions of this act: but no law shall be passed Interfering with the primary disposal of the soil; no tax shall be Imposed upon the property of the United States: nor shall the lands or other property of non-residents be taxed higher than the lands or other property of residents.
Page 309 - Every act shall embrace but one subject, and matters properly connected therewith; which subject shall be expressed in the title. But if any subject shall be embraced in an act, which shall not be expressed in the title, such act shall be void only as to so much thereof as shall not be expressed in the title.
Page 384 - A negotiable instrument is discharged: 1. By payment in due course by or on behalf of the principal debtor.
Page 355 - Any person who, in any manner, for exhibition or display, shall place or cause to be placed, any word, figure, mark, picture, design, drawing, or any advertisement of any nature, upon any flag, standard, color or ensign of the United States...
Page 289 - For, to say the truth, almost all the perplexed questions, almost all the niceties, intricacies, and delays (which have sometimes disgraced the English, as well as other courts of justice) owe their original not to the common law itself, but to innovations that have been made in it by acts of parliament, 'overladen (as Sir Edward Coke expresses it) with provisoes and additions, and many times on a sudden penned or corrected by men of none or very little judgment in law'.
Page 116 - Every bill which may have passed the Legislature shall, before it becomes a law, be presented to the Governor. If he approve it, he shall sign it. but if not he shall return it, with his objections, to the House in which it originated, which shall enter the same upon the Journal, and proceed to reconsider it.
Page 145 - No person demeaning himself in a peaceable and orderly manner, shall ever be molested on account of his mode of worship or religious sentiments, in the said territory.
Page 465 - The rule of the common law, that statutes in derogation thereof are to be strictly construed, has no application to this code.
Page 355 - Any person who, as owner, manager, director, or agent, or in any other capacity, prepares, advertises, gives, presents, or participates in any obscene, indecent, immoral, or impure drama, play, exhibition, show, or entertainment, which would tend to the corruption of the morals of youth or others...

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