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

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The State, 1896 - Pennsylvania
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Contents

Biographical Sketches of Principal State Officers
118
Declaration of Independence of the United States
125
Constitution of the United States with Index
129
Constitution of Pennsylvania 1873 with Analytical Index
165
Legislation prohibited by the Constitution
225
Act Regulating the Publication of Application for Local or Spe cial Legislation
229
Population of the United States
230
Population of Cities of the United States
232
Ifi Debt of the United States
233
Population and Area of Pennsylvania by Counties
238
Population of the Principal Cities of Pennsylvania
240
Population of Counties and Cities of Pennsylvania Classified as to color sex etc
242
Classification of Population of Pennsylvania by Ages
250
Population of Pennnsylvania by Minor Civil Divisions
251
Organization of Counties
305
Organization of Counties and County Towns in Pennnsylvania
308
Congressional Apportionment
311
Apportionment of the State into Senatorial Districts 1874
314
Apportionment of the State into Representative Districts 1SS7
320
Apportionment of the State into Judicial Districts 1S95
327
Election Laws of Pennsylvania
333
Registration Act of 1891
350
Ballot Reform Act of 1S93
355
Act of Assembly to Prevent Bribery and Fraud at Nominating Elections
381
Act of Assembly Regulating the Holding of Primary Elections 3S3 35 Act of Assembly Defining what are Necessary Expenses for Can didates
383
National Party Officers and Platforms
386
State Party Officers and Platforms
410
State and Congressional Elections date of in the several States
422
Popular vote for President 1856 to 1892
424
Electoral Vote by States for President 1868 to 1892
430
Popular and Electoral Vote of the United States for President and Vice President 1789 to 1892
432
The Electoral Vote of Pennsylvania 1789 to 1892
436
Popular Vote of Candidates for Governor since 1790
439
Vote for President 1892
442
Vote for each Presidential Elector 1892
443
Vote for State Treasurer 1893
445
Vote for Judge of the Supreme Court 1893
447
Vote for CongressmanatLarge 1894 to fill vacancy 41
451
Vote for Lieutenant Governor 1894
453
Vote for Auditor General 1894
455
Vote for Secretary of Internal Affairs 1894
457
Arote for CongressmenatLarge 1894
459
Vote for State Treasurer 1S95
462
Vote for Judges of the Superior Court
464
Vote for State Treasurer 1895 by Election Districts
472
Vote for Members of Congress 1894
597
Vote for Members of Fiftjfourth Congress to fill vacancies
605
Vote for Senators 1892 and 1894 by Senatorial Districts
606
GO Vote for Members of the House of Representatives 1894 by Legislative Districts
613
Date of organization of Territories and admission of States into the Union
630
Presidents of the United States
631
Vice Presidents of the United States
632
Principal Officers of the United States Government from Penn sylvania from the First Continental Congress to the present time
633
The Continental Congress Place and Time of Sessions
635
Governors of the Commonwealth
667
Secretaries of the Commonwealth 66S 79 Deputy Secretaries of the Commonwealth
668
Attorneys General of Pennsylvania
670
Auditors General of Pennsylvania
671
State Treasurers of Pennsylvania
672
Land Department under the Province and Commonwealth
673
Adjutants General of Pennsylvania
678
S7 Insurance Commissioners of Pennsylvania
679
State Librarians of Pennsylvania
680
Factory Inspectors of Pennsylvania 680 c
681
Judges of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania 1684 to 1896
682
Speakers of the Senate of Pennsylvania
685
Speakers of the House of Representatives of Pennsylvania
686
Names of Senators and Members of House of Representatives frm 1860 to 1895
687
Length of Sessions of the Legislature 1776 to 1895
726
Judges of Courts of Common Pleas
730
Judges of Orphans Courts
733
Times for holding Courts in the several Counties of Pennsylvania
734
List of County Officers by Counties
771
Lettercarrier Postoffices in Pennsylvania
781
Presidential Postoffices in Pennsylvania with salaries of Post masters
782
Post offices in Pennsylvania
793
List of Newspapers published in Pennsylvania S17 110 List of Journals and Magazines published in Pennsylvania S37 111 An Abridgment of the Ga...
845
Revenue of the Commonwealth 1895
850
Expenditures of the Commonwealth 1895
852
Public Debt of the Commonwealth 1895
854
Public Loans of the Commonwealth
856
State Appropriations for 1895 and 1896 85S 117 Valuation of Personal Property in the Several Counties of the State
858
IIS Statistics of the Common Schools S69 119 Compulsory Education Act of 1895
874
Index to Joint Rules
877
Joint Rules of the Senate and House of Representatives of Pennsylvania
878
Index to Decisions of Joint Assembly
881
Index to Rules of the Senate
885
Index to Decisions of the Senate on Points of Order
897
Decisions of the Senate of Pennsylvania on Points of Order
902
Index to the Rules of the House of Representatives
935
Index to Decisions of the House of Representatives on Points of Order
949
L31 Decisions of the House of Representatives on Points of Order
956
Time of Meeting of Assembly
994
Election and Inauguration of Governor and Lieutenant Governor
995
A Chapter on Legislative Practice and Proceedings in the Leg
997
islature of Pennsylvania and Law Regulating Election of United States Senator
1010
Biographical Sketches of the Senators and Members of the House of Representatives session of 18956
1015
Members of the Senate of Pennsylvania 18956
1053
Directory of Members of the Senate
1055
Officers and Employes of the Senate 18956 105S
1058
Senate Standing Committees
1061
Members of the House of Representatives 18956
1065
Directory of Members of the House of Representatives
1069
Officers and Employes of the House of Representatives 18956
1076
Standing Committees of the House of Representatives
1079
Reporters and Correspondents 1895 I087
1087
Hotels l08S
1088
General Index im
1089

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Page 162 - 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 156 - SECTION 3. 1. New states may be admitted by the Congress into this Union; but no new state shall be formed or erected within the jurisdiction of any other state, nor any state be formed by the junction of two or more states, or parts of states, without the consent of the legislatures of the states concerned, as well as of the Congress.
Page 228 - The General Assembly shall not delegate to any special commission, private corporation or association, any power to make, supervise or interfere with any municipal improvement, money, property or effects whether held in trust or otherwise, or to levy taxes or perform any municipal function whatever.
Page 43 - Assembly ; and 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 exceeding four months.
Page 214 - No corporation shall issue stocks or bonds except for money, labor done, or money or property actually received ; and all fictitious increase of stock or indebtedness shall be void.
Page 226 - Relating to ferries or bridges, or incorporating ferry or bridge companies, except for the erection of bridges crossing streams which form boundaries between this and any other state : Vacating roads, town plats, streets or alleys : Relating to cemeteries, grave-yards or public grounds not of the state : Authorizing the adoption or legitimation of children : Locating or changing county seats, erecting new counties, or changing county lines...
Page 161 - The electors shall meet in their respective states and vote by ballot for president and vice president, one of whom, at least, shall not be an inhabitant of the same state with themselves; they shall name in their ballots the person voted for as president, and in distinct ballots the person voted for as vice...
Page 215 - The term corporations as used in this article, shall be construed to include all associations and joint stock companies having any of the powers or privileges of corporations not possessed by individuals or partnerships.
Page 415 - ... be of equal intrinsic and exchangeable value, or be adjusted through international agreement or by such safeguards of legislation as shall insure the maintenance of the parity of the two metals and the equal power of every dollar, at all times, in the markets and in the payment of debts; and we demand that all paper currency shall be kept at par with and redeemable in such coin.
Page 772 - ... every written or printed card, letter, circular, book, pamphlet, advertisement, or notice of any kind giving information directly or indirectly, where, or how, or from whom, or by what means any of the hereinbefore mentioned matters, articles, or things may be obtained or made...

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