Journal of the Convention to Amend the Constitution of Pensylvania: Convened at Harrisburg, November 12, 1872, Adjourned November 27, to Meet at Philadelphia, January 7, 1873, Del 1
Benjamin Singerly, state printer, 1873 - 1424 sider
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Achenbach Addicks adjourn Ainey Alricks amend Andrew Armstrong asked and obtained Baer Baily Bannan Barclay Bardsley Bartholomew Beebe Biddle Bowman Boyd Brodhead Broomall Buckalew Cassidy Clerk Cochran Committee Commonwealth Constitution Convention agree Corbett Corson court Cronmiller Curtin Cuyler Dallas Darlington David N days from to-day district Dodd election Finney following resolution Fulton Funck Gilpin Guthrie Harry White Hazzard Hemphill Henry W Heverin Hunsicker Huntingdon inserting in lieu John N John Price Kaine Lamberton Landis leave of absence leave to sit Legislature lieu thereof Lilly Littleton M'Camant M'Clean M'Murray MacConnell MacVeagh Mann Mantor Meredith Messrs motion Mott nays were required Newlin obtained leave offered the following Palmer Patterson Patton Pennsylvania President Pughe Purman Purviance question again recurring question recurring question was determined Reed Reynolds Simpson Smith Stanton Struthers thereof the word Turrell twice read vote Wetherill Wherry whole have leave Worrell yeas and nays
Side 235 - No Senator or Representative shall, during the time for which he shall have been elected, be appointed to any civil office of profit under this state, which shall have been created, or the emoluments of which shall have been increased during such term, except such offices as may be filled by elections by the people.
Side 424 - In prosecutions for the publication of papers, investigating the official conduct of officers or men in a public capacity, or where the matter published is proper for public information, the truth thereof may be given in evidence: And in all indictments for libels, the jury shall have a right to determine the law and the facts, under the direction of the court as in other cases.
Side 424 - All men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences; no man can of right be compelled to attend, erect or support any place of worship, or to maintain any ministry against his consent; no human authority can, in any case whatever, control or interfere with the rights of conscience and no preference shall ever be given by law to any religious establishments or modes of worship.
Side 330 - For the purpose of voting, no person shall be deemed to have gained or lost a residence by reason of his presence or absence while employed in the service of the United -States...
Side 225 - To guard against transgressions of the high powers herein delegated, we declare that everything in this "Bill of Rights" is excepted out of the general powers of government, and shall forever remain inviolate, and all laws contrary thereto, or to the following provisions, shall be void.
Side 132 - Every citizen may freely speak, write and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right; and no law shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press.
Side 423 - ... and if, in the 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, then it shall be the duty of the Legislature to submit such proposed amend-ment or amendments to the people in such manner and at such time as the Legislature shall prescribe...
Side 161 - Assembly shall provide, by law, that in all elections for directors or managers of incorporated companies, every stockholder shall have the right to vote, in person or by proxy, for the number of shares of stock owned by him, for as many persons as there are directors or managers to be elected, or to cumulate said shares, and give one candidate as many votes as the number of directors multiplied by the number of his shares of stock shall equal, or to distribute them on the same principle among as...