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" Representative districts may be altered from time to time as public convenience may require. When a Representative district shall be composed of two or more counties, they shall be contiguous, and the districts as compact as may be. "
Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of ... - Page 206
by Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - 1838
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The Constitutions of the United States: According to the latest amendments ...

United States - Constitutions, State - 1804 - 391 pages
...of Representatives. IV. The Senators shall be chosen by districts, to be formed by the Legislature, each district containing such a number of taxable...inhabitants, as shall be entitled to elect not more than three Senators. When a district shall be composed of two or more counties, they shall be adjoining,...
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The Works of the Honourable James Wilson, L. L. D.: Late One of the ...

James Wilson, Bird Wilson - Law - 1804
...formed by the legislature. In forming those districts, the legislature are empowered to include in them such a number of taxable inhabitants as shall be entitled to elect four senators. ' An enlarged and judicious exercise of this power will have a strong tendency to increase...
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A Statistical, Political, and Historical Account of the United ..., Volume 2

David Bailie Warden - Indians of North America - 1819
...inhabitants be 40,000, after which they may be increased to forty. The senators are chosen by districts, each containing such a number of taxable inhabitants as shall be entitled to elect not more than three members. The number of senators can never be less than one-third, nor more than one half of the...
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The Proceedings Relative to Calling the Conventions of 1776 and 1790: The ...

Constitutional conventions - 1825 - 384 pages
...shall be chosen in districts to be formed by the legislature, containing each, as nearly as may be, such a number of taxable inhabitants as shall be entitled to elect one senator, but where that cannot be done, then such number of adjoining counties shall be formed...
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The American's Guide: Comprising the Declaration of Independence; the ...

Constitutions - 1828 - 478 pages
...formed hy the legislature; each district containing such a numher of taxahle inhahitants as shall he entitled to elect not more than four senators. When a district shall he composed of two or more counties, they shall he adjoining. Neither the city of Philadelphia, nor...
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A Manual of Legislative Practice and Order of Business in Deliberative Bodies

Joel Barlow Sutherland, Thomas Jefferson - Parliamentary practice - 1830 - 389 pages
...Representatives. SECT. Vir, The Senators shall be chosen in districts, to be formed by the legislature, each district containing such a number of taxable...Neither the city of Philadelphia, nor any county shall bo divided, in forming a district. SECT. VIII. No person shall he a Senator, \vho shall not have attained...
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A New Gazetteer of the United States of America: Including ... Geographical ...

William Darby, Theodore Dwight - United States - 1833 - 630 pages
...of this state. The senators shall be chosen in diets, to bo formed by the legislature ; each dist. containing such a number of taxable inhabitants as shall be entitled to elect not more than 4 senators. When a dist. is composed of 2 or moro cos., they shall be adjoining. Neither the city of...
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Journal of the Convention of the State of Tennessee: Convened for the ...

Tennessee. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1834 - 415 pages
...the number of qualified electors as may be, each of which districts shall be entitled to one Senator. When a district shall be composed of two or more counties, they shall be adjoining, and no coun'y shall be divided in forming a district: provided, that the whole number of Senators shall...
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The geographical catechism of Pennsylvania, and the western states: designed ...

Israel Daniel Rupp - Missouri - 1837 - 384 pages
...States or of this state. The senators shall be chosen in in districts, to be formed by the legislature ; each district containing such a number of taxable...elect not more than four senators. When a district is composed of two or more counties, they shall be adjoining. Neither the city of Philadelphia, nor...
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Journal of the Convention of the State of Pennsylvania: To Propose ..., Volume 2

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1838
...follows, viz : SBCT. 7. The Senators shall be chosen in districts to be formed by the legislature, each district containing such a number of taxable...inhabitants as shall be entitled to elect not more than two Senators, unless 8 single city or county shall at any time be entitled to more than two Senators;...
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