An Authentic History of Lancaster County: In the State of Pennsylvania

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J.E. Barr & Company, 1869 - Lancaster County (Pa.) - 792 pages
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Page 123 - Each house may determine the rules of its proceedings, punish its members for disorderly behavior, and with the concurrence of two-thirds, expel a member, but not a second time for the same cause; and shall have all other powers necessary for a branch of the legislature of a free State.
Page 109 - ... that House shall agree to pass the bill, it shall be sent, with the objections, to the other House, by which it shall likewise be reconsidered; and if approved by two-thirds of that House, it shall be a law; but, in such cases, the votes of both Houses shall be determined by yeas and nays...
Page 104 - ... convenient instruction of youth, with such salaries to the masters, paid by the public, as may enable them to instruct at low prices...
Page 125 - Houses shall be determined by yeas and nays, and the names of the members voting for and against the bill shall be entered on the journals of each House, respectively.
Page 18 - LAWS of this government, to the great end of all government, viz: to support power in reverence with the people, and to secure the people from the abuse of power; that they may be free by their Just obedience, and the magistrates honourable for their Just administration: for liberty without obedience is confusion, and obedience without liberty is slavery.
Page 101 - That the person of a debtor, where there is not strong presumption of fraud, shall not be continued in prison after delivering up his estate for the benefit of his creditors, in such manner as shall be prescribed by law.
Page 112 - The Governor and all other civil officers under this Commonwealth shall be liable to impeachment for any misdemeanor in office; but judgment in such cases shall not extend further than to removal from office and disqualification to 'hold any office of honor, trust or profit under this Commonwealth; the party whether convicted or acquitted, shall nevertheless be liable to indictment, trial. judgment and punishment according to law.
Page 117 - The citizens have a right in a peaceable manner to assemble together for their common good, and to apply to those invested with the powers of government for redress of grievances or other proper purposes by petition, address, or remonstrance.
Page 31 - ... five years, one for four years, one for three years, one for two years, and one for one year, and thereafter as the terms of office expire in each year one member for a term of five years.
Page 115 - All power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority and instituted for their peace, safety and happiness.

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