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In the preparation of this work the author has endeavored to furnish all the authorities derived from the decisions of the Supreme Court and the various Circuit and District Courts of the United States, as well as of the courts of last resort of the several States, touching the points which have been the subject of controversy since the adoption of the Constitntion, and down to the time of publication of this volume. The points decided lave been condensed as much as possible, leaving to the reader the opportunity to consult the decisions in which such points have been discussed by references to the authorities consulted. The notes will, it is believed, furnish a full and complete and at the same time a ready index to the points which bave been called in question for the last hundred years.
SEO. 1.-Legislative power vested in Congress.
Senate and House of Legislaturo.
qualification of electors.
4. Vacancies in representation.
Executive to order election to fill.
SEC. 8.-1. Senate, of what composed.
Senators, how and when chosen.
each to have one vote.
first class to vacate in two years.
Vacancies during recess to be temporarily filled.
majority to constitute a business quorum.
Art. I, Sec. 5.-Continued.
smaller number may adjourn and comper at.
on concurrence of two-thirds, the bill to be
sent to other house.
it bill not returned by President in ten days,
to be a law, unless Congress, by adjournment,
prevent the return.
cepton question of adjournment.
to establish uniform rule of naturalization, and
uniform laws on subject of bankruptcies.