History of Logan County, Illinois: Its Past and Present...

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Donnelley, Loyd & Company, 1878 - Logan County (Ill.) - 560 pages
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Page 196 - 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 193 - The times, places and manner of holding elections for Senators and Representatives shall be prescribed in each state by the Legislature thereof ; but the Congress may at any time by law make or alter such regulations, except as to the places of choosing Senators. The Congress shall assemble at least once in every year, and such meeting shall be on the first Monday in December, unless they shall by law appoint a different day. SEC. 5. Each house shall be the judge of the election, returns, and qualifications...
Page 182 - ... have granted, bargained and sold and by these presents do grant, bargain and sell unto the said party of the second part...
Page 200 - Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven and of the Independence of the United States of America the twelfth, in witness whereof we have hereunto subscribed our Names, GEO.
Page 182 - Together with all and singular the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining, and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders...
Page 205 - SEC. 3. No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or Elector of President and Vice-President, or hold any office, civil or military, under the United States, or under any state, who, having previously taken an oath as a Member of Congress, or as an officer of the United States, or as a member of any state Legislature...
Page 57 - Flint river; thence straight to the head of St Mary's river; and thence down along the middle of St. Mary's river to the Atlantic ocean.
Page 66 - Kentucky river, and running thence to fort Recovery, and thence north, until it shall intersect the territorial line between the United States and Canada, shall, for the purpose of temporary government, constitute a separate territory, and be called the Indiana territory.
Page 197 - In every case, after the choice of the president, the person having the greatest number of votes of the electors shall be the vice-president. But if there should remain two or more who have equal votes, the senate shall choose from them by ballot the vice-president.]* The congress may determine the time of choosing the electors, and the day on which they shall give their votes ; which day shall be the same throughout the United States.
Page 194 - ... shall, during the time for which he was elected, be appointed to any civil office under the authority of the United States*' which shall have been created, or the emoluments whereof shall have been increased during such time; and no person holding any office under the United States, shall be a member of either house during his continuance in office. Sec. 7. All bills for raising revenue shall originate in the house of representatives; but the senate may propose or concur with amendments as on...

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