The Revised Statutes of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations: To which are Prefixed, the Constitutions of the United States and of the State. Published by Authority of the General Assembly
Sayles, Miller and Simons, 1857 - Law - 804 pages
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Page 7 - No State shall, without the consent of Congress, lay any duty on tonnage, keep troops or ships of war in time of peace, enter into any agreement or compact with another State, or with a foreign power, or engage in war, unless actually invaded, or in such imminent danger as will not admit of delay.
Page 31 - The House of Representatives shall have the sole power of impeaching, but a majority of all the members must concur in an impeachment; all impeachments shall be tried by the Senate; and when sitting...
Page 4 - SEC. 4. The times, places and manner of holding elections for senators and representatives, shall be prescribed in each state by the legislature thereof; but the congress may at any time by law make or alter such regulations, except as to the places of choosing senators.
Page 389 - I , do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich, and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge and perform all the duties incumbent on me as , according to the best of my abilities and understanding, agreeably to the Constitution and laws of the United States, so help me God.
Page 8 - In every case, after the choice of the president, the person having the greatest number of votes of the electors shall be the vice-president. But if there should remain two or more who have equal votes, the senate shall choose from them by ballot the vice-president.]* The congress may determine the time of choosing the electors, and the day on which they shall give their votes ; which day shall be the same throughout the United States.
Page 536 - An act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters...
Page 299 - Nothing but money shall be considered as, payment of any part of the capital stock, and no loan of money shall be made by any such company to any stockholder therein; and if any such loan shall be made to a stockholder, the officers who shall make it, or who shall assent thereto, shall be jointly and severally liable to the extent, of such loan and interest, for all the debts of the company contracted before the repayment of the sum so loaned.
Page 69 - Every male citizen of the United States, of the age of twenty-one years, who has had his residence and home in this State...