Journal of the House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, Volume 1

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State Printers., 1837 - Michigan
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Page 74 - Resolved, That the President, in the late Executive proceedings in relation to the public revenue, has assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both.
Page 531 - That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth: that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace...
Page 36 - Upon the call of the House, the names of the members shall be called over by the Clerk, and the absentees noted : after which the names of the absentees shall again be called over, the doors shall then be shut, and those for whom no excuse, or insufficient excuses are made, may, by order of those present...
Page 31 - He shall preserve order and decorum ; may speak to points of order in preference to other members, rising from his seat for that purpose; and shall decide questions of order, subject to an appeal to the House by any two members — on which appeal no member shall speak more than once, unless by leave of the House.
Page 32 - The previous question shall be in this form, " Shall the main question be now put ?'' It shall only be admitted when demanded by a majority of the members present, and...
Page 32 - ... on the table, to postpone indefinitely, to postpone to a day certain, to commit or to amend ; which several motions shall have precedence in the order they stand arranged, and the motion for adjournment shall always be in order, and be decided without debate.— Rule 11.
Page 544 - The moderator shall have power, and it shall be his duty, to preside at all meetings of the district, to...
Page 556 - And therefore that example of oculists and title lawyers doth come nearer my conceit than the other two ; for sciences distinguished have a dependence upon universal knowledge to be augmented and rectified by the superior light thereof; as well as the parts and members of a science have upon the maxims of the same science, and the mutual light and consent which one part receiveth of another.
Page 32 - No member shall speak more than twice to the same question, without leave of the House ; nor more than once, until every member choosing to speak shall have spoken.
Page 34 - Upon a division in the Board, the names of those who vote for, and those who vote against the question, shall be entered upon the Minutes, if any two members require it.

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