An Illustrated History of the State of Indiana: Being a Full and Authentic Civil and Political History of the State from Its First Exploration Down to 1875 ; Including an Account of the Commercial, Agricultural and Educational Growth of Indiana ; with Historical and Descriptive Sketches of the Cities, Towns and Villages ... Together with Biographical Sketches and Portraits of the Prominent Men of the Past and Present, and a History of Each County Separately
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Page 734 - Legislature so next chosen as aforesaid, such proposed amendment or amendments shall be agreed to by a majority of all the members elected to each House...
Page 730 - The General Assembly shall provide by law for a uniform and equal rate of assessment and taxation, and shall prescribe such regulations as shall secure a just valuation for taxation of all property...
Page 147 - as the great Chief is to determine the matter, I hope the Great Spirit will put sense enough into his head to induce him to give up this land ; it is true, he is so far off he will not be injured by the war; he may sit still in his town and drink his wine, while you and I will have to fight it out.
Page 729 - Knowledge and learning generally diffused throughout a community, being essential to the preservation of a free government, it shall be the duty of the General Assembly to encourage, by all suitable means, moral, intellectual, scientific and agricultural improvement, and to provide by law for a general and uniform system of common schools, wherein tuition shall be without charge, and equally open to all.
Page 722 - The General Assembly shall not pass local or special laws in any of the following enumerated cases...
Page 722 - ... deem, it expedient to dispense with this rule; but the reading of a bill by sections, on its final passage, shall in no case be dispensed with ; and the vote on the passage of every bill or joint resolution shall be taken by yeas and nays. 19. Every act shall embrace but one subject and matters properly connected therewith; which subject shall be expressed in the title.
Page 717 - The privilege of the debtor to enjoy the necessary comforts of life, shall be recognized by wholesome laws, exempting a reasonable amount of property from seizure, or sale for the payment of any debt, or liability hereafter contracted.
Page 721 - Members of the Legislature shall, in all cases except treason, felony and breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest, and shall not be subject to any civil process during the session of the Legislature, nor for fifteen days next before the commencement and after the termination of each session.
Page 144 - The western state in the said territory shall be bounded by the Mississippi, the Ohio and Wabash rivers ; a direct line drawn from the Wabash and post Vincents due north to the territorial line between the United States and Canada, and by the said territorial line to the lake of the Woods and Mississippi.