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
P. L. Robinson, state printer, 1839 - Apportionment (Election law) - 74 pages
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Beall of Carroll Bell of Wilkinson Berrien Brad berry Brinson of Thomas census Charlton Chatham Chattooga Cherokee Cobb of Dooly Cobb of Upson Committee compose a district Cone of Camden Davis of Walker Dawson of Greene Decatur Denmark Dennard of Baker Dennard of Houston Dooly Dougherty Echols of Coweta Echols of Walton Effingham elect two Representatives Emanuel entitled to send form and compose free white persons Gaulden Gilmer Glynn Gresham Gwinnett Habersham Hall Haralson Harris of Wayne Haynes of Baldwin House of Representatives Houston Hust Johnson of Henry Jones of Harris Jones of Muscogee Jones of Walker Legislature Lumpkin McClesky Merriwether Messrs MILLEDGEVILLE Mitchell of Walton Monday in October motion Murray Nesbit numbers of free offered the following Oglethorpe Perry of Newton pose a district representative population Schley Scriven Senatorial Districts send one Senator Shropshire Smith of Bryan Springer Taliaferro Tattnall Troup Twiggs voted Walthall whereof the county yeas
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 - 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.