Indiana Historical Collections, Volume 2, Part 1

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Indiana Historical Bureau, 1916 - Indiana
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Reservation of Salt Springs and The Seminary Township June
Printing and Distribution of Constitution and Journals June 28 and 29 1816
Compensation of Officers of Convention June 28 1816
Official Election Notice in Knox County July 4 1816
Execution of Federal Laws in Indiana March 3 1817
Harrison County Bond January 3 1817
Calling a Constitutional Convention January 5 1820
Referendum on Method of VotingBy Ballot or Viva Voce December 23 1820
Referendum on Method of Voting December 7 1820
Protest Against Passage of House Bill Changing Method of Yoting December 29 1821
Resolution of Condemnation December 29 1821
Calling a Constitutional Convention December 27 1821
Committee on Unconstitutional Laws January 13 1824
Bond Guaranteeing Location of State Capitol January 18 1825
Removal of Public Officers Biennial Sessions of General Assem bly Revision of Constitution by Parts Constituting Members of General Assembly Co...
Calling a Constitutional Convention December 14 1826
Calling a Constitutional Convention December 13 1827
Calling a Constitutional Convention January 14 1828
Discontinuance of Annual Sessions of the General Assembly January 10 1829
Biennial Sessions of General Assembly Biennial Election of Senators and Representatives and Impeachment Trials January 10 1829
Impeachments and Biennial Sessions December 22 1829
Revision of the Constitution January 23 1830
Constituting General Assembly a Constitutional Convention Impeachments and Biennial Sessions February 3 1831
Election of Senators Representatives and Governor Biennial and Special Sessions Composition of Circuit Courts Jus tices of the Peace Constituted a C...
Inquiry as to Expediency of Calling Convention December 23 1833

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Page ccix - And whenever any of the said states shall have sixty thousand free inhabitants therein, such state shall be admitted, by its delegates, into the Congress of the United States, on an equal footing with the original states, in all respects whatever...
Page ccxviii - Indians; their lands and property shall never be taken from them without their consent; and in their property, rights, and liberty they never shall be invaded or disturbed, unless in just and lawful wars authorized by Congress; but laws founded in justice and humanity shall from time to time be made for preventing wrongs being done to them, and for preserving peace and friendship with them.
Page 232 - 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 ccx - Territory shall be subject to pay a part of the Federal debts, contracted or to be contracted, and a proportional part of the expenses of government, to be apportioned on them by Congress, according to the same common rule and measure by which apportionments thereof shall be made on the other States...
Page 15 - That all power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority, and instituted for their peace, safety and happiness. For the advancement of these ends, they have at all times an unalienable and indefeasible right to alter or reform their government in such manner as they may think proper.
Page ccxiii - The governor and judges, or a majority of them, shall adopt and publish in the district, such laws of the original states, criminal and civil, as may be necessary, and best suited to the circumstances of the district...
Page 18 - That all courts shall be open, and every person for an injury done him in his lands, goods, person, or reputation, shall have remedy by the due course of law ; and right and justice administered, without sale, denial, or delay.
Page ccxv - The inhabitants of the said territory shall always be entitled to the benefits of the writ of habeas corpus, and of the trial by jury; of a proportionate representation of the people in the legislature; and of judicial proceedings according to the course of the common law. All persons shall be bailable, unless for capital offences, where the proof shall be evident or the presumption great.
Page 241 - Upon conviction for treason, he shall have power to suspend the execution of the sentence, until the case shall be reported to the Legislature at its next meeting, when the Legislature shall either pardon or commute the sentence, direct the execution of the sentence, or grant a further reprieve.
Page ccxxxiv - There shall be formed in the said Territory not less than three nor more than five States; and the boundaries of the States, as soon as Virginia shall alter her act of cession and consent to the same...

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