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

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The State, 1900 - Pennsylvania
 

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Contents

Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1873 with Analytical
210
IS Data Relative to Former and Present Location of the State Capital
277
Population of the Cities of the United States 187
288
Population of Counties and Cities of Pennsylvania Classified as to Color
294
Classification of Population of Pennsylvania by Ages 101
308
Date of Organization of Territories and Admission of States into the Union
350
Number of Congressmen apportioned to Pennsylvania since 1790 155
355
2C Apportionment of the State into Representative Districts 1887 261
361
Apportionment of the State Into Judicial Districts 1895 158
366
Digest of Election Laws of Pennsylvania with Index 871
563
State Party Officers and Platforms 1899 686
586
Dates of next Elections In Pennsylvania for Presidential Electors and State
597
Popular Vote for President 1856 to 1S96 699
608
The Electoral Vote of Pennsylvania 17S9 to 1896
614
Vote of Pennsylvania for each Presidential Elector 1896
621
Vote for State Treasurer and Auditor General 1S97
623
Vote for Governor 1898
626
Vote for Lieutenant Governor 1S98
628
Vote for Secretary of Internal Affairs 1814
630
Vote for Judges of Superior Court 1S98
632
Vote for CongressmenatLarge 1S98 C84 56 Vote for State Treasurer 1899
636
Vote for Judges of the Supreme Court 1899
638
rS Vote for Judge of the Superior Court 1899
640
Vote for State Treasurer and Judges of the Supreme Court 1899 by Election Districts
643
Vote for Members of Fiftysixth Congress 198
772
Vote for Senators 18 and 1898 by Senatorial Districts
773
Vote for Senators In 1S99 to fill vacancies
786
Vote for Member of the House of Representatives 1SH9 to filla vacancy
803
Vote for Judges of the Orphans Court 1898
811
United States Government 19u0
812
Principal United States Government Officers in Pennsylvania
813
Members of the Fiftysixth Congress
819
Governors of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 545
845
Secretaries of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
846
Attorneys General of Pennsylvania
847
Deputy Attorneys General of Pennsylvania
848
State Treasurers of Pennsylvania
849
Land Department under the Province and Commonwealth
850
Superintendents of the Common Schools and of Public Instruction
854
Secretaries of Agriculture of Pennsylvania
855
Superintendents of Public Printing of Pennsylvania
856
Judges of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania since 1684
857
Judges of the Superior Court
859
Speakers of the House of Representatives of Pennsylvania
860
Senntors and Members of House of Representatives of Pennsylvania from I860 to 1899
861
Length of Sessions of the Legislature 1776 to 189
896
Judges? of Courts of Common Pleas of Pennsylvania
898
Times for Holding Courts In the Several Counties of Pennsylvania 1900
902
U0 List of County Officers 1900 by Counties
911
Vnlted States Postal Regulations Rates of Postage etc
929
lit List of Newspapers Journals and Magazines Published In Pennsylvania
971
An Abridgment of the Game and Fish Laws
999
ISO Finances of Pennsylvania
1013
State Appropriations for 1S99 and 1900
1020
Public Leans of he Commonwealth
1027
Act to provide for a mere equitable distribution of School Appropriation
1036
Index to Decisions of Joint Assembly
1042
Index to Decisions of the Senate on Points of Order
1056
Index to the Rules of the House of Representatives
1082
Rules of the House of Representatives of Pennsylvania 10S6
1099
Decisions of the House of Representatives on Points of Order 11C5
1105
A Chapter on legislative Practice and Proceedings In the Legislature
1136
Judges of Orphans Courts 801
1228

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Page 492 - The person having the greatest number of votes as Vice President, shall be the Vice President, if such number be a majority of the whole number of electors appointed, and if no person have a majority, then from the two highest numbers on the list, the Senate shall choose the Vice President; a quorum for the purpose shall consist of two-thirds of the whole number of Senators, and a majority of the whole number shall be necessary to a choice. But no person constitutionally ineligible to the office...
Page 151 - No Senator or Representative 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 encreased 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.
Page 127 - He is at this time transporting large Armies of foreign Mercenaries to compleat the works of death, desolation and tyranny, already begun with circumstances of Cruelty & perfidy scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the Head of a civilized nation. He has constrained our fellow Citizens taken Captive on the high Seas to bear Arms against their Country, to become the executioners of their friends and Brethren, or to fall themselves by their Hands.
Page 131 - No State shall engage in any war without the consent of the United States in Congress assembled, unless such State be actually Invaded by enemies, or shall have received certain advice of a resolution being formed by some nation of Indians to Invade such State, and the danger is so imminent as not to admit of a delay till the United States in Congress assembled can be consulted...
Page 428 - ... that he will support the Constitution of the United States, and that he absolutely and entirely renounces and abjures all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty, and particularly, by name, to the prince, potentate, state or sovereignty of which he was before, a citizen or subject," which proceedings must be recorded by the clerk of the court.
Page 429 - All children heretofore born or hereafter born out of the limits and jurisdiction of the United States, whose fathers were or may be at the time of their birth, citizens thereof, are declared to be citizens of the United States ; but the rights of citizenship shall not descend to children whose fathers never resided in the United States.
Page 130 - If any Person guilty of, or charged with treason, felony, or other high misdemeanor in any state, shall flee from Justice, and be found in any of the united states, he shall upon demand of the Governor or executive power, of the state from which he fled, be delivered up and removed to the state having jurisdiction of his offence. Full faith and credit shall be given in each of these states to the records, acts and judicial proceedings of the courts and magistrates of every other state.
Page 163 - The President shall, at stated times, receive for his services a compensation, which shall neither be encreased nor diminished during the period for which he shall have been elected, and he shall not receive within that period any other emolument from the United States, or any of them. Before he enter on the execution of his office he shall take the following oath or affirmation...
Page 223 - 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 inalienable and indefeasible right to alter, reform or abolish their government in such manner as they may think proper.
Page 134 - ... men or should raise a smaller number than its quota, and that any other state should raise a greater number of men than the quota thereof, such extra number shall be raised, officered...

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