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Page 131 - Texas by combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings or by the powers vested in the marshals...
Page 210 - The proceedings of a court of inquiry must be authenticated by the signature of the recorder and the president, and delivered to the commanding officer, and the said proceedings may be admitted as evidence by a court-martial, in cases not capital, or extending to the dismission of an officer, provided that the circumstances are such that oral testimony cannot be obtained.
Page 238 - ... no discharge shall be given to any enlisted man before his term of service has expired, except by order of the President, the Secretary of War, the commanding officer of a department, or by sentence of a general court-martial.
Page 234 - The Secretary of War is the regular constitutional organ of the President for the administration of the military establishment of the nation, and rules and orders publicly promulgated through him must be received as the acts of the Executive, and, as such, be binding upon all, within the sphere of his legal and constitutional authority.
Page 58 - That the Subjects which are Protestants may have Arms for their Defence suitable to their Condition, and as allowed by Law.
Page 409 - Where a statute directs the doing of a thing for the sake of justice or the public good, the word 'may' is the same as the word 'shall;
Page 233 - Affairs, who shall perform and execute such duties as shall, from time to time, be enjoined on or intrusted to him by the President of the United States...
Page 256 - The functions of the engineers being generally confined to the most elevated branch of military science, they are not to assume, nor are they subject to be ordered on any duty beyond the line of their immediate profession, except by the special order of the President...
Page 281 - That the Vice President of the United States; the officers judicial and executive of the government of the United States...
Page 216 - No person who heretofore hath been, or hereafter may be, a collector or holder of public moneys, shall have a seat in either House of the General Assembly, until such person shall have accounted for, and paid into the treasury, all sums for which he may be accountable or liable.