Hening's Statutes at Large

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editor, 1823 - Law
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Page 525 - ... and every such ship or vessel, with her tackle, apparel, and furniture, together with all materials, arms, ammunition and stores, which may have been procured for the building and equipment thereof, shall be forfeited, one half to the use of the informer, and the other half to the use of the United States.
Page 596 - Such of the said directors, who may have been absent when the said excess was contracted or created, or who may have dissented from the resolution or act whereby the same was so contracted or created, may respectively exonerate themselves from being so liable, by forthwith giving notice of the fact, and of their absence or dissent, to the president of the United States, and to the stockholders, at a general meeting, which they shall have power to call for that purpose.
Page 500 - ... the defendant may plead the general issue and give this act in evidence; and if the plaintiff shall be non-suited, or a verdict pass against him, or a judgment on demurrer, the defendant shall recover double costs.
Page 552 - Be it enacted by the General Assembly, that it shall and may be lawful for the Delegates of this State to the Congress of the United States...
Page 44 - Congress may by law direct, shall be, and the same is hereby forever ceded and relinquished to the Congress and Government of the United States, in full and absolute right, and exclusive jurisdiction, as well of soil as of persons residing or to reside thereon, pursuant to the tenor and effect of the eighth section of the first article of the Constitution of the government of the United States.
Page 71 - ... person authorized to administer oaths, faithfully and impartially to perform the duties required of them by this act : And it shall be the duty of said...
Page 23 - That the common law of England, all statutes or acts of Parliament made in aid of the common law prior to the fourth year of the reign of King James the first, and which are of a general nature, not local to that kingdom...
Page 63 - Court of which the same is agreed to be made a rule, and reading and filing the said affidavit in Court, be entered of record in such Court, and a rule shall thereupon be made by the said Court, that the parties shall submit to, and finally be concluded by the arbitration or umpirage which shall be made concerning them by the arbitrators or umpire, pursuant to such submission...
Page 500 - ... to issue his warrant, directed to the sheriff, or any constable of the county, commanding him forthwith to arrest and bring before the officer issuing such writ the person so charged.
Page 335 - ... money, meat, drink, or other reward, in order to be elected or for having been elected...