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ion for the said offices respectively; after which they ogether, and if they shall agree in their nominations, so nominated shall be appointed to the office for which ominated. If they shall disagree, the appointment shall he joint ballot of the senators and members of assembly. er shall be chosen annually. The secretary of state, ittorney general, surveyor general, commissary general

, meir offices for three years, unless sooner removed by esolution of the senate and assembly. The governor shall nominate, by message in writing, consent of the senate, shall appoint all judicial officers, s of the peace, who shall be appointed in manner at is to say: The board of supervisors in every coun

shall, at such times as the legislature may direct, meet they, or a majority of them so assembled, shall nominersons as shall be equal to the number of justices be appointed in the several towns in the respective

the judges of the respective county courts, or a m, shall also meet, and nominate a like number of

shall be the duty of the said board of supervisors, and ty courts, to compare such nominations, at such time. e legislature may direct. And if on such comparison,

of supervisors, and judges of county courts, shall nominations, in all or in part, they shall file a certifininations, in which they shall agree, in the office of county; and the person or persons named in such Il be justices of the peace: and in case of disagree

or in part, it shall be the further duty of the said isors, and judges respectively to transmit their said, far as they disagree in the same, to the governor, from the said nominations, and appoint so many eace as shall be requisite to fill the vacancies. ppointed a justice of the peace, shall hold his ars, unless removed by the county court, for causes gned by the judges of the said court. And no ace shall be removed, until he shall have notice of e against him, and an opportunity of being heard:

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id offices respectively; after which they If they shall agree in their nomination shall be appointed to the office for which they shall disagree, the appointment shall of the senators and members of assemblr

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, commissary general, three years, unless sooner removed by e senate and assembly. shall nominate, by message in writing senate, shall appoint all judicial officers

, e, who shall be appointed in manner The board of supervisors in every coun

times as the legislature may direct, niet ority of them so assembled, shall fronin: I be equal to the number of justices in the several towns in the respective of the respective county courts, on a meet, and nominate a like number of aty of the said board of supervisors, and mpare such nominations, at such time ay direct. And if on such comparison

, , and judges of county courts

, shall all or in part, they shall file a certifhich they shall agree, in the office of he person or persons named in such

the peace: and in case of disagree shall be the further duty of the said es respectively to transmit their said

gree in the same, to the governot, nominations, and appoint so many be requisite to fill the vacancies ice of the peace, shall hold his pved by the county court, for causes iges of the said court And no loved, until he shall have notice of and an opportunity of being heard

Sec. VIII. Sherifs and cle gister and clerk of the city an chosen by the electors of the three years, and as often as shall hold no other office, and years after the termination of th by law to renew their security, of giving such new security the But the county shall never be r sherif; and the governor may register, at any time within the elected, giving to such sheri charge against him, and an o fence, before any removal shall

Sec. IX. The clerks of cou pointments are provided for ir pointed by the courts of whicl district attorneys, by the county attorneys shall hold their offic moved by the courts appointin

Sec. X. The mayors of all pointed annually, by the comn

Sec. XI. So many corone exceding four in each county, as sherifs, and shall hold the removable in like manner.

Sec. XII. The governor sl of the senate, appoint master shall hold their offices for thr the senate, on the recommen ters and assistant registers sha hold their offices during his pl

Sec. XIII. The clerk of t general sessions of the peace i shall be appointed by the coui said city, and hold his office d and such clerks and other off not herein provided for, shall or by the governor, with the co ed by law.

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V. The special justices, and the assistant justices, and , in the city of New York, shall be appointed by the uncil of the said city, and shall hold their offices for im that the justices of the peace, in the other counties hold their offices, and shall be removable in like manner. - All officers heretofore elective by the people shall conelected; and all.other officers, whose appointment is

for by this constitution, and all officers whose offices after created by law, shall be elected by the people, or - may by law be directed. 1. Where the duration of any office is not prescribed, titution, it may be declared by law; and if not so deoffice shall be held during the pleasure of the authorhe appointment. he court for the trial of impeachments and the correc

shall consist of the president of the senate, the senaancellor, and the justices of the supreme court, or the them; but when an impeachment shall be prosecuted hancellor, or any justice of the supremecourt, the person shall be suspended from exercising his office until

and when an appeal from a decree in chancery 1, the chancellor shall inform the court of the reasons e, but shall have no voice in the final sentence; and of error shall be brought, on a judgment of the suthe justices of that court shall assign the reasons for s, but shall not have a voice for its affirmance or reversal. he assembly shall have the power of impeaching all of this state, for mal and corrupt conduct in office, rimes and misdemeanors: but a majority of all the ed shall concur in an impeachment. Before the peachment, the members of the court shall take an ation, truly and impartially to try and determine the tion, according to evidence; and no person shall be out the concurrence of two thirds of the members presnt, in cases of impeachment, shall not extend faremoval from office, and disqualification to hold and e of honor, trust, or profit, under this state; but the shall be liable to indictment and punishment accor

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al justices, and the assistant justices

, at of New York, shall be appointed by the said city, and shall hold their offices fe

istices of the peace, in the other counties ces, and shall be removable in like manner

. heretofore elective by the people shall cor

all.other officers, whose appointment is constitution, and all officers whose offres by law, shall be elected by the people, er be directed duration of

any

office is not prescribed -y be declared by law; and if not so di

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unt. RTICLE FIFTH

e trial of impeachments and the corretof the president of the senate, the senahe justices of the supreme court, or the en an impeachment shall be prosecuted

y justice of the supreme court the person ended from exercising his office until n appeal from a decree in chancery br shall inform the court of the reasons e no voice in the final sentence; and

be brought, on a judgment of the suthat court shall assign the reasons for havea voice forits affirmance or reversal all have the power of impeaching all for mal and corrupt conduct in offee

, Jemeanors: but a majority of all the

Sec. III. The chancellor shall hold their offices during attain the age of sixty years.

Sec. IV. The supreme cour two justices, any of whom ma

Sec. V. The state shall be number of circuits, not less th to alteration, by the legislatu good may require; for each o pointed, in the same manner tenure, as the justices of the sug powers of a judge of the supren issues joined in the supreme ce ner and jail delivery. And the said circuit judges, or in subordinate courts as the leg the appellate jurisdiction of t

Sec. VI. Judges of the c shall hold their offices for five senate, on the recommendati stated in such recommendatio

SEC. VII. Neither the ch court, nor any circuit judge, trust. All votes for any elec the people, for the chancellor. circuit judge, during his cont void.

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members of the court shall take all simpartially to try and determine the Jo evidence; and no person shall be hce of two thirds of the members presimpeachment, shall not extend far fice, and disqualification to kuld and or profit

, under this state; but the indictment and punishment accet

ART Sec. I. Members of the leg judicial, except such inferio shall

, before they enter upo take and subscribe the follov

I do solemnly swear, (or support the constitution of of the state of New York; duties of the office of the best of my ability:

And no other oath, dec qualification for any othce

ARTICLE SEVENTH. I. No member of this state shall be disfranchised, or depriany of the rights or privileges secured to any citizen thereof, by the law of the land, or the judgment of his peers.

II. The trial by jury, in all cases in which it has been here. sed, shall remain inviolate for ever; and no new court shall tuted, but such as shall proceed according to the course of mon law, except such courts of equity as the legislature is uthorized to establish. III. The free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession rship, without discrimination or preference, shall for ever be in this state, to all mankind; but the liberty of conscience ecured shall not be so constructed as to excuse acts of licen, or justify practices inconsistent with the peace or safety cate,

V. And whereas, the ministers of the gospel are, by their n, dedicated to the service of God, and the cure of souls

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at not to be diverted from the great duties of their func-
erefore, no minister of the gospel, or priest of any denom-
hatsoever, shall, at any time hereafter, under any pretence
otion whatever, be eligible to, or capable of holding, any
Slitary office or place within this state.
T. The militia of this state shall, at all times hereafter, be
d disciplined, and in readiness for service. But all such
Es of this state, of any religious denomination whatever, as
ples of conscience may be averse to bearing arms, shall
d therefrom by paying to the state an equivalent in
nd the legislature shall provide, by law, for the collection
quivalent, to be estimated according to the expense, in
noney, of an ordinary able-bodied militia man.

I The privilege of the writ of habeas corpus shall not
ed, unless when in cases of rebellion orinvasion, the public
r require its suspension.
I. Ño person shall be held to answer for a capital or
famous crime, (except in cases of impeachment, and in

militia when in actual service; and the land and naval
le of war, or which this state may keep, with the consent
, in time of peace, and in cases of petit larceny, under
on of the legislature,) unless on presentment or indict-

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