House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session

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Page xxxi - That no person can, for an indictable offence, be proceeded against criminally by information, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the militia when in actual service in time of war or public danger, or, by leave of the court, for oppression or misdemeanor in office.
Page xcv - An act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States, in the revolutionary war...
Page xviii - No person, or collection of persons, being of one of those departments, shall exercise any power properly belonging to either of the others, except in the instances hereinafter expressly directed or permitted.
Page xxx - OF RIGHTS. That the general, great, and essential principles of liberty and free government may be recognized and unalterably established, WE DECLARE that SECTION 1.
Page xxxii - ... that the estates of such persons as may destroy their own lives shall descend or vest as in cases of natural death; and when any person shall be killed by casualty, there shall be no forfeiture by reason thereof.
Page x - The commercial relations between the United States and the British colonies in the West Indies...
Page xxi - They shall have power to oblige the owners of slaves to treat them with humanity, to provide for them necessary food and clothing, to abstain from all injuries to them extending to life or limb...
Page xxii - The House of Representatives shall have the sole power of impeaching, but a majority of all the members must concur in an impeachment; all impeachments shall be tried by the Senate...
Page xxxv - ... provided; and the returns of the election for member of Congress shall be made to the secretary of state within thirty days after the day of election. Sec.
Page xxiii - If then two-thirds of the members elected agree to pass the same, it shall be sent, together with the objections, to the other house, by which it shall likewise be reconsidered; and if approved by two-thirds of the members elected to that house, it shall...

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