A New Gazetteer of the United States of America: Including ... Geographical, Historical, Political, and Statistical Information; with the Population of 1830

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Edward Hopkins, 1833 - United States - 630 pages
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Page 225 - SECTION 1. The legislative authority of this State shall be vested in a General Assembly, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives...
Page 225 - The powers of the Government of the State of Texas shall be divided into three distinct departments, and each of them be confided to a separate body of magistracy — to wit, those which are Legislative to one, those which are Executive to another, and those which are Judicial to another...
Page 16 - SECTION 1. The supreme executive power of this state shall be vested in a chief magistrate, who shall be styled the Governor of the State of California.
Page 16 - Schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged in this State; and the General Assembly shall take measures to preserve from unnecessary waste or damage such lands as are, or hereafter may be, granted by the United States, for the use of schools, within each township in this State, and apply the funds which may be raised from such lands in strict conformity to the object of such grant.
Page 376 - 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 137 - ... no person in the military, naval, or marine service of the United States shall be considered a resident of this state...
Page 15 - The Legislative power of this State shall be vested in two distinct branches : the one to be styled the Senate, the other the House of Representatives...
Page 315 - 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 16 - The general assembly shall take like measures for the improvement of such lands as have been or may be hereafter granted by the United States to this state, for the support of a seminary of learning, and the moneys which may be raised from such lands, by rent, lease, or sale, or from any other quarter, for the purpose aforesaid, shall be and remain a fund for the exclusive support of a state university for the promotion of the arts, literature and the sciences; and it shall be the duty of the general...
Page 16 - University, for the promotion of literature, the arts and sciences, as may be authorized by the terms of such grant. And it shall be the duty of the General Assembly as soon as may be to provide effectual means for the improvement and permanent security of the funds of said University.

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