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

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The State, 1904 - Pennsylvania
 

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Contents

Amendments to the Constitution of Pennsylvania
210
Data Relative to Former and Present Location of the State Capital
216
Population of the United States by voting school and militia ages
222
Population and Area of Pennsylvania by Counties
228
Population of Pennsylvania by counties 1760 to 1900 289
234
Date of organization of Territories and Admission of States Into the Union
262
Organization of Counties of Pennsylvania 262
293
Apportionment of the State Into Senatorial Districts 1874 800
300
Apportionment of the State Into Representative Districts 1887 202
306
Apportionment of the State Into Judicial Districts 1901 207
307
Digest of Election Laws of Pennsylvania with Index 611
450
Dates of next Elections In Pennsylvania for Stats and County Officers
468
Date of next Election for President also dates of State and Congressional
489
Electoral Vote by States for President 1898 to 1900
498
Popular Vote for Governor of Pennsylvania since 1790 608
503
Vote of Pennsylvania for each Presidential Elector 1900 BIS 50 Vote for Judge of Supreme Court 1901 614
516
Vote for Lieutenant Governor 1902 618
518
Vote for Secretary of Internal Affairs 1902 620
521
Vote for State Treasurer 193 622
522
Vote for Auditor General 1903 624
524
Vote for Judges of the Superior Court 1903
526
Vote of Pennsylvania for State Treasurer by Election Districts
528
Vote for Members of Fiftyeighth Congress 1902
643
Vote fcr Member of Congress to fill vacancies
651
GO Vote for Senators l OO and 19C2 by Senatorial Districts
652
Vote for Senators to fill vacancies
663
Vote for Members of the House of Representatives 1902 by Legislative Dis tricts
664
Vote for Judges of the Courts of Common Pleas 1903
671
United States Government 1904
673
Principal United States Government Officers in Pennsylvania
681
Members of the Fiftyeighth Congress
682
State and Territorial Governments
689
78 Government of the State of Pennsylvania during the Revolution
706
Governors of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
708
2 Deputy Secretaries of the Commonwealth
708
S3 Attorneys General of Pennsylvania
709
Deputy Auditor General
710
SS Land Department under the Province and Commonwealth
711
S9 Secretaries of Internal Affairs
713
Adjutants General of Pennsylvania
714
Superintendent and Commissioners of Banking of Pennsylvania
715
SMte Highway Commissioner
716
Superintendents of Public Printing of Pennsylvania
717
Length of Sessions of the Legislature 1776 to 1902
749
Times for Hoiding Courts In the Several Counties of Pennsylvania 1904
760
Posioffices In Pennsylvania alphabetically arranged 767
797
Poatoffiices In Pennsylvania by Counties 626
846
Act Designating Days and Half Days to be Legal Holidays 899
871
Finances of Pennsylvania
878
State Appropriations 19021906
886
Valuation of Personal Property in the Several Counties of the State
892
142 Index to Joint Rules
899
Popular Vote of Pennsylvania for President from 1789 to 1900 602
906
Index to Decisions of the Senate on Points of Order 612
921
lr2 Index to Decisions of the House of Representatives on Points of Order
946
A Chapter on Legislative Practice and Proceedings in the Legislature
974
Legislation Prohibited by the Constitution 967
987
Biographical Sketches of Senators and Members of the House of Represen
991
Members of the Senate of Pennsylvania 19021904
1019
Senate Standing Committees 1902
1025
16S Directory of Members of the House of Representatives 1089
1041
12K Reporters and Correspondents 1902
1048
General Index
1061

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Page 398 - 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 149 - States, to devise such further provisions as shall appear to them necessary to render the constitution of the federal government adequate to the exigencies of the Union; and to report such an act for that purpose to the United States in Congress assembled, as, when agreed to by them, and afterwards confirmed by the legislatures of every state, will effectually provide for the same.
Page 352 - ... 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 176 - 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 201 - The stock and indebtedness of corporations shall not be increased except in pursuance of general law, nor without the consent of the persons holding the larger amount in value of the stock, first obtained at a meeting to be held after sixty days' notice given in pursuance of law.
Page 166 - 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 42 - ... in case of disagreement between the two houses, with respect to the time of adjournment, adjourn them to such time as he shall think proper, not beyond the day of the next annual meeting of the general assembly.
Page 185 - ... and shall not be permitted to withhold his testimony upon the ground that it may criminate himself, or subject him to public infamy; but such testimony shall not afterwards be used against him in any judicial proceeding, except for perjury in giving such testimony...
Page 214 - That it be recommended to the respective assemblies and conventions of the United Colonies, where no government sufficient to the exigencies of their affairs has been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall, in the opinion of the representatives of the people, best conduce to the happiness and safety of their constituents in particular, and America in general.
Page 399 - A ; and said tellers having then read the same in the presence and hearing of the two houses, shall make a list of the votes as they shall appear from the said certificates ; and the votes having been ascertained and counted as in this act provided, the result of the same shall be delivered to the President of the Senate...

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