Journal of the Covention: To Reduce and Equalize the Representation of the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, Assembled in Milledgeville, on the 6th Day of May, Eighteen Hundred and Thirty-nine

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P. L. Robinson, state printer, 1839 - Apportionment (Election law) - 74 pages
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Page 46 - The house of representatives shall be composed of members from all the counties which now are, or hereafter may be, included within this state, according to their respective numbers of free white persons, and including three-fifths of all the people of colour. The...
Page 24 - No person shall be a Senator who shall not have attained the age of twenty-five years, or a Representative who shall not have attained the age of twenty-one years.
Page 24 - Legislature, or as soon thereafter as practicable, and shall hold his office for the term of two years, or until his successor shall be duly installed. He shall be at least thirty years of age, a citizen of the United States, and shall have resided in this State at least five years immediately preceding his election.
Page 37 - SEcT. 4. No person shall be a Senator, who shall not have attained to the age of twenty-five years ; and have been nine years a citizen of the United States, and three years an inhabitant of this State, and shall have usually resided within the county for which he shall be returned, at least...
Page 22 - State ; but the party convicted shall, nevertheless, be subject to indictment, trial, judgment, and punishment, according to law. 7. The House of Representatives shall be composed of members from all the counties which now are, or hereafter may be, included within this State, according to their respective numbers of free white persons, and including three-fifths of all the people of color.
Page 34 - Hopkins, of Ohio, was called to the Chair, when the committee proceeded to the consideration of the subject referred to them, and after some time spent therein, the committee rose, and having by their Chairman reported progress, asked and obtained leave to sit again.
Page 62 - Texas, offered the following as a substitute for the report of the committee : Resolved, That Garibaldi Lodge, No.
Page 35 - After some time spent thereon, the committee rose, reported progress, asked and obtained leave to sit again. Mr. Bush, from the committee on enrolment, reported as correctly enrolled. " a bill relative to the administration of oaths to members and officers of the legislature.
Page 46 - House, when, on motion to agree to said report, the yeas and nays were required to be recorded, and are, — Yeas, 88; Nays, 37.
Page 68 - Witt called for a division of the question. The question was then taken on laying the amendment on the table, and decided in the affirmative.

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