Smull's Legislative Hand Book and Manual of the State of Pennsylvania

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Contents

Tax on corporations
186
Page
187
Tax law relating to revenues
188
Taxation of corporations
191
Legislation prohibited by the Constitution
199
Incompatible offices
206
Congressional districts 1873
208
Senatorial icts 1874
212
Representative districts 1874
218
Judicial districts
227
Domestic postages
230
Distributing postoffices in the United States
232
Letter carrier postoffices in Pennsylvania
233
Money order postoffices in Pennsylvania
234
Postoffices of Pennsylvania
237
Official vote of Pennsylvania for President 1872
265
Official vote for Governor 1872 and 1875 by counties
267
Official vote for State Treasurer 1873 and 1875 by counties
269
Official vote for Governor in Philadelphia by wards 1875
271
Official vote for members of Congress 1874 by counties and districts
272
Official vote for Senators 1874 and 1875 by counties and districts
279
Official vote for Governor 1875 by wards boroughs and townships
299
Aggregate population of the United States
363
Aggregate population of Pennsylvania
364
White and colored population of Pennsylvania
366
Population of Philadelphia in 1870 by wards
371
CO officers of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
404
United States Government 1876
412
Congressional districts from 1795
419
Secretaries of the Commonwealth
426
64 Secretary of Internal Affairs
432
Attorneys General of Pennsylvania
435
Adjutants General of Pennsylvania
436
Former Speakers of the Senate of Pennsylvania
437
Former Speakers of the House of Representatives of Pa
438
Judges of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
439
Judges of the District and Orphans courts
443

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Page 7 - He is at this time transporting large armies of foreign mercenaries to complete the works of death, desolation and tyranny already begun with circumstances of cruelty and perfidy scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages and totally unworthy the head of a civilized nation.
Page 109 - That the printing presses shall be free to every person, who undertakes to examine the proceedings of the legislature or any branch of government: and no law shall ever be made to restrain the right thereof. The free communication of thoughts and opinions is one of the invaluable rights of man; and every citizen may freely speak, write and print on any subject, being responsible for the abuse of that liberty.
Page 66 - No Senator or Representative shall, during the time for which he shall have been elected, be appointed to any civil office of profit under this state, which shall have been created, or the emoluments of which shall have been increased during such term, except such offices as may be filled by elections by the people.
Page 171 - Municipal and other corporations and individuals invested with the privilege of taking private property for public use shall make just compensation for property taken, injured or destroyed by the construction or enlargement of their works, highways or improvements, which compensation shall be paid or secured before such taking, injury or destruction.
Page 134 - Granting to any corporation, association or individual any special or exclusive privilege, immunity or franchise whatever.
Page 59 - ... inquire whether the constitution has been preserved inviolate in every part during the last septenary, (including the year of their service,) and whether the legislative and executive branches of government have performed their duty as guardians of the people, or assumed to themselves, or exercised other or greater powers than they are entitled to by the constitution.
Page 123 - That all men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences...
Page 125 - The person of a debtor, where there is not strong presumption of fraud, shall not be continued in prison after delivering up his estate for the benefit of his creditors, in such manner as shall be prescribed by law.
Page 65 - Each House may determine the rules of its proceeding,s, punish its members for disorderly behavior; and with the concurrence of two-thirds, expel a member, but not a second time for the same cause, and shall have all other powers necessary for a branch of the Legislature of a free State.
Page 203 - Regulating the practice or jurisdiction. of, or changing the rules of evidence in, any judicial proceeding or inquiry before courts, aldermen, justices of the peace, sheriffs, commissioners, arbitrators, auditors, masters in chancery or other tribunals, or providing or changing methods for the collection of debts...

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