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Side 103 - here is meant, that an alien must have been naturalized 7 years before he can hold this office. III. He shall not be appointed to any civil office under the authority of the United States, which shall have been created, or the emoluments of which shall have been increased, during his term of office.
Side 136 - or in any department or officer thereof. admit, shall not be prohibited by the congress prior to the year one thousand eight hundred and eight; but a tax or duty may be imposed on such importation not exceeding ten dollars for each person. 2. The privilege of the writ of
Side 172 - executive power shall be vested in a Governor, who shall hold his office for two years; a Lieutenant-Governor shall be chosen at the same time, and for the same term. The Governor and LieutenantGovernor elected next preceding the time when this section shall take effect, shall hold office until and including the 31st day of December,
Side 197 - may be formed under general laws; but shall not be created by special act, except for municipal purposes, and in cases where, in the judgment of the Legislature, the objects of the corporation cannot be attained under general laws. All general laws and special acts passed pursuant to this section may be altered from time to time or repealed. 3.
Side 159 - Residence.—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 ; nor while engaged in the navigation of
Side 159 - waters of this State, or of the United States, or of tho high seas ; nor while a student of any seminary of learning ; nor while kept at any alms-house or other asylum, or institution wholly or partly supported at public expense or by charity; nor while confined in any public prison. 4.
Side 210 - of office. 1. Form prescribed.—Members of the Legislature, and all officers, executive and judicial, except such inferior officers as shall be by law exempted shall, before they enter on the duties of their respective offices, take and subscribe the following oath or
Side 156 - people of this State, in their right of sovereignty arc deemed to possess the original and ultimate property in and to all lands within the jurisdiction of the State ; and all lands the title to which shall fail, from a defect of heirs, shall revert, or escheat to the people. 11. Feudal
Side 155 - or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury ; and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged as libellous is true, and was published with good motives and for justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted ; and the jury shall have the right to determine the law and the fact. 9.
Side 153 - PEOPLE of the State of New York, grateful to Almighty God for our freedom, in order to secure its blessings, DO ESTABLISH THIS CONSTITUTION. ARTICLE I.—Individual Bights. 1. Disfranchisement.—No member of this State shall be disfranchised, or deprived of any of the rights or privileges secured to any

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