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CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES - Continued.

Representatives continued.

to be chosen every second year by the people, 2, art. 1, sec. 2.
qualification of electors of, 2, art. 1, sec. 2.
number of, not to exceed one for every thirty thousand persons, 3, art. 1, sec. 2.

allowed in first congress, 3, art. 1, sec. 2.
times, &c., of holding elections of, how prescribed, 4, art. 1, sec. 4.
compensation of, 4, art. 1, sec. 6.
when privileged from arrest, 4, art. 1, sec. 6.
shall not be questioned for speech or debate in the house, 4, art. 1, sec. 6.
members of, shall not be appointed to, or hold certain civil offices during, &c.,

4, art. 1, sec. 6.
electors of president and vice-president, 7, art. 2,

sec. 1.
be bound by oath or affirmation to support the constitution,

11, art. 6.
Senate.

congress to consist of, and a house of representatives, 2, art. 1, sec. I.
how composed, 3, art. 1, sec. 3.
vice-president shall be president of, 3, art. 1, sec. 3.

have no vote, unless, 3, art. 1, sec. 3.
shall choose their other officers, 3, art. 1, sec. 3.

have the sole power to try impeachments, 3, art. 1, sec. 3.
chief justice shall preside in, in case of impeachment of the president, 4, art. 1,

sec. 3.

conviction in cases of impeachment, what vote of required, 4, art. 1, sec. 3.
judgment of, in cases of impeachment, 4, art. 1, sec. 3.
persons holding office under United States shall not be members of, 4, art. 1,

sec. 6.
vacancies in, how filled, 3, art. 1, sec. 3.
Senators.

qualifications of, 3, art. 1, sec. 3.
how chosen, and for what term, 3, art. 1, sec. 3.
elections of, how prescribed, except, 4, art. 1, sec. 4.
divided into three classes, 3, art. 1, sec. 3.
seats of, when vacated, 3, art. 1, sec. 3.
state executive may make temporary appointments of, when, 3, art. 1, sec. 3.
shall be under oath in trial of impeachments, 3, art. 1, sec. 3.
compensation of, 4, art. 1, sec. 6.
when privileged from arrest, 4, art. 1, sec. 6.
shall not be questioned for speech or debate in the senate, 4, art. 1, sec. 6.

appointed to certain civil offices, 4, art. 1, sec. 6.

electors of president and vice-president, 7, art. 2, sec. 1.
be bound by oath or affirmation to support the constitution, 11, art. 6.
Congress.

all legislative powers granted by the constitution vested in, 2, art. 1, sec. 1.
to consist of a senate and house of representatives, 2, art. 1, sec. 1.
shall direct the manner in which the census of the people shall be made, 3, art.

1, sec. 2.
may make or alter regulations prescribing times, &c., of holding elections for

senators and representatives, except, 4, art. 1, sec. 4.
wben to assemble, and how often, 4, art. 1, sec. 4.
each house of, to judge of elections, &c., of its own members, 4, art. 1, sec. 5.
quorum of each house of, and power of less than quorum to adjourn and com

pel attendance, 4, art. 1, sec. 5.
rules of proceedings of each house of, and power of each house to punish and
expel, 4, art. 1, sec. 5.

CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES - Continued.

Congress — continued.
of the journal of each house of, and of entering the yeas and nays thereon, 4,

art. 1, sec. 5.
neither house of, to adjourn more than three days without consent of the other,

nor to any other place, &c., 4, art. 1, sec. 5.
bills for raising revenue shall originate in the house of representatives, 5, art. 1,

sec. 7.
senate may propose or concur with amendments to bills for raising revenue, 5,

art. 1, sec. 7.
bills, resolutions, &c., shall be presented to the president for approval, 5, art. 1,

sec. 7.
proceedings on bills, &c., if not approved, 5, art. 1, sec. 7.
may determine the time of choosing the electors, and the day on which they shall

give their votes, 8, art. 2, sec. 1.
provide for the case of a vacancy in the offices of president and vice-presi-

dent, 8, art. 2, sec. 1.
invest the appointment of inferior officers in the president, courts of law or

heads of departments, 8, art. 2, sec. 2.
shall have power to declare the punishment of treason, 10, art. 3, sec. 3.
may prescribe the manner in which acts, &c., shall be proved, 10, art. 4, sec. I.

admit new states into the union, 10, art. 4, sec. 3.
shall have power to dispose of, and make rules respecting the territory, &c., of

the United States, 10, art. 4, sec. 3.
propose amendments to the constitution, or call a convention, when, 11,

art. 5.
make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free

exercise thereof, 12, 1st amendment.
make no law abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or of the

right to assemble and to petition, &c., 12, 1st amendment.
powers of, in certain cases, enumerated, 5, art. 1, sec. 8.

which shall not be exercised, and laws which shall not be passed by, 6,

art. 1, sec. 9.
States.
probibited from exercising certain powers, or passing certain laws, 6, art. 1,

sec, 10.
Erecutive Power.

shall be vested in a president, 7, art. 2, sec. I.
president and vice-president, term of office, 7, art. 2, sec. I.

how chosen, 7, art. 2, sec. 1, and 14, 12th amend.
electors of president and vice-president, number, appointment, qualifications and

duties of, 7, art. 2, sec. 1, 14, 12th amend.
congress may determine the time of choosing the electors, and the day on which

they shall give their votes, 8, art. 2, sec. 1.
qualifications of president, 8, art. 2, sec. 1.
powers and duties of president, on whom they devolve in case of his removal,

death, &c., 8, art. 2, sec. 1.
compensation of president, 8, art. 2, sec. 1.
oath of office of president, 8, art. 2, sec. 1.
president is commander-in-chief of the army, navy and militia, 8, art. 2, sec. 2.

may require written opinions of certain officers, 8, art. 2, sec. 2.
power of, to grant reprieves and pardons, 8, art. 2, sec. 2.
may make treaties with concurrence of the senate, 8, art. 2, sec. 2.
shall appoint certain officers with consent of the senate, 8, art. 2, sec. 2.
general duties of, 8, art. 2, sec. 3.
removed from office, when, 9, art. 2, sec. 4.

CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES - Continued.

Judicial Power.

how vested, 9, art. 3, sec. 1.
to what cases it extends, 9, art. 3, sec. 2.

shall not extend, 13, 11th amend.
in what cases the supreme court has original, and in what appellate jurisdiction,

9, art. 3, sec. 2.
judges of the supreme court, how appointed, 8, art. 2, sec. 2.

courts, tenure of their offices, and their compensation, 9, art. 3, sec. 1.
trials for crimes shall be by jury, except, 10, art. 3, sec. 2.
where held if committed within any state, 10, art. 3, sec. 2.

if not committed within any state, 10, art. 3, sec. 2.
treason defined, proof of, punishment of, 10, art. 3, sec. 3.
Relative rights of States.
acts, records and judicial proceedings, full faith and credit to be given to, 10,

art. 4, sec. 1.
manner of proof of acts, &c., may be prescribed by congress, 10, art. 4, sec. 1.
citizens of each state entitled to all privileges, &c., of citizens in the several

states, 10, art. 4, sec. 2.
fugitives from justice to be delivered up, 10, art. 4, sec. 2.
persons held to service, having escaped, to be delivered up, 10, art. 4, sec. 2.
admission of new states, 10, art. 4, sec. 3.
power of congress over the territory and property of the United States, 10, art. 4,

sec. 3.
republican form of government guaranteed, 10, art. 4, sec. 4.
each state shall be protected against invasion and domestic violence, 11, art. 4,

sec. 4.
How to be amended.

amendments to the constitution, how proposed and ratified, 11, art. 5.
Adoption of Constitution.

debts contracted before the adoption of the constitution, valid, 11, art. 6.
constitution and laws of the United States and treaties, the supreme law of the

land, 11, art. 6.
oath to support the constitution, by whom to be taken, 11, art. 6.
no religious test as a qualification for office, 11, art. 6.

ratification of the constitution, 11, art. 7.
Amendments.
religious liberty, freedom of speech, of the press, and right to petition secured,

12, art. 1.
right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed, 12, art. 2.
quartering of soldiers in time of peace prohibited, how allowed in time of war

13, art. 3.
right of search and seizure regulated, 13, art. 4.
provisions concerning prosecution, trial and punishment, 13, art. 5.
rights of the accused in criminal prosecutions, 13, art. 6.
right of trial by jury secured, 13, art. 7.
excessive bail or fines and cruel punishments prohibited, 13, art. 8.
enumeration of certain rights not to impair others retained by the people, 13,

art. 9.
what powers are reserved to the people, 13, art. 10.
judicial power of United States shall not be construed to extend to certain cases,

13, art. 11.
manner of choosing president and vice-president, and who is eligible as vice-

president, 14, art. 12.
CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTION, acts of the general assembly to be held by all

courts, except supreme court, in first instance constitutional, and cause to be
proceeded with, 463.

CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTION – Continued.

if judgment against party raising, cause, when and how to be certified to sa-

preme court for decision of, 463, 464.
obligation of parties, without notice, to follow cause and right to be heard on

question, 464.
precedence of, in supreme court, — sending back decision of, - appointment of

time and place for court below to meet and retry cause, or enter up judgment

in conformity to decision of, 464.
obligation of parties to follow cause back without notice, 464.
of recognizance or bond to be given by party raising, and effect of refusal to give,

464.
consequence of non-appearance of party raising, in supreme court, 464.
expenses of procuring decision of, to be taxed in costs, 464.
right of appeal in case in which raised, saved, and when and how to be execu-

ted, 464, 465.
CONSTRUCTION OF STATUTES, rules of, when applied, 43.

of certain words and phrases, 43, 44.
CONSUL OF UNITED STATES, may take acknowledgment of deeds without

United States, 336.
party to deed of lands lying in this state, how to execute it when out of the lim-

its of the United States, 636, 637.
CONTAGIOUS DISEASE, vessel having on board, not to be anchored within a mile

of any public landing-place, 183.
no person to be landed from, or go on board of vessel infected with, 183.
signal to be kept in shrouds of vessel infected with, 183.
persons landing from vessel infected with, may be returned, or be confined on

shore, 183.
physician to be sent on board of vessel infected with, to examine and report its

condition, 183.
communication with vessel infected with, to be prevented at charge of master or

owners, 184.
persons infected with, to be confined to vessel or sent to hospital, 184.
goods imported in vessel infected with, to be cleansed, 184.
when cleansed to be delivered to owner on paying charges, 184.
goods not infected with, to be delivered to the owners, 184.
goods brought by land from places infected with, ma be cleansed in the dis-

cretion of town councils, 184.
goods clandestinely landed from vessel infected with, to be forfeited, 184.
expenses of securing vessel, or cleansing goods infected with, how adjusted and

recovered, 184.
charges for nursing sailors infected with, a lien on their wages, 185.
persons coming from places infected with, to be fined, 185.
tavern keepers, &c., to inform town council of lodgers infected with, 185.

penalty on, for neglect, 185.
houses infected with, to be put under guard, 185.
persons infected with, may be removed or confined, 185.
expenses of guarding and cleansing house infected with, by whom to be paid, 185.
inhabitants infected with, may be removed to hospital, and houses infected may

be placed under guard, 186.
persons residing near places infected with, may be removed, 186.
houses infected with not to be entered without permission, 186.
flag to be placed and kept near front door of house infected with, 186.
penalty for wilfully spreading, 186.

on physician and others for neglect of duty in relation to, 186.
vaccination for prevention of, how and when to be made, 187.

payment for, how made, and notice of, how given, 187.
record of, how made, and where deposited, 187.

duties of town clerk relative to, 187.

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CONTAGIOUS DISEASE — Continued.
vaccination, record of, need not be kept if gratuitous vaccination is annually

provided, 187.
CONSERVATORS OF PEACE, justices of supreme court are, throughout the

state, 391.
CONSIGNEE, lierf of, on merchandise shipped in certain cases, 268.

to be deemed owner of goods, when, 268.
purchases and sales by, valid, when, 269.
right of owner to recover goods from, 269.

price from purchaser, 269.
CONSTABLES. See Town Sergeants and Constables.
CONTEMPTS, punishable, and how, by supreme court, 388.

court of common pleas, 394.
power of supreme court, or justice of, to attach for, in case of a person's refusing

to receive and obey writ of habeas corpus, and process of attachment against

sheriff or deputy, how to be issued, directed and served, 501.
CONTRACTS, what must be in writing to maintain action on, 425, 426.

judgment upon when joint against part only of contractors, no bar to action

upon against those not before served, 428.

with executive officers of the law for ease and favor to prisoners, void, 482.
CONVEYANCES, livery of seizin unnecessary to, of land, 335.

of estates of freehold or over one year, 335.
acknowledgment and record of, 335.
minute for record on, 335, 336.
remedy against grantor refusing to acknowledge, 336.
how proved, if grantor dies or removes without acknowledging, 336.
before whom acknowledged, when executed out of state, 336, 337.
by husband, not to affect right of dower of wife, 337. And see Deed.
of his property, cannot be made by convict imprisoned in state prison, 566.
by imprisoned debtor except for payment of debt of committing creditor, or

benefit of all creditors, void, 482.

by insolvents in fraud of creditors, void, 495.
CONVEYING TOOLS, &c. to prisoners committed for crime to enable them to

escape from jail or state prison, how punished, 528, 529.
CONVICTS. See State Prison, its Officers and Discipline, Imprisonment, Jails, Jailers,

Keeper of Jail in county of Providence.
COOK SHOP. See Tavern.
COPARCENERS, any one or more of, may sue for possession of joint estate, 507.

estate of, entitled and subject to partition. See Partition.
committing waste, to forfeit double the amount of, and action for forfeiture, 512.

See Waste.

action of account lies between, and proceedings in, 522, 523.
CORDERS OF WOOD. See Fire-wood.
CORN, malicious burning or destruction of stacks of, or of stacks of corn-stalks or

husks, how punished, 534.

taking and carrying away of, how punished, 537.
CORONERS, justices of the peace are, in their several towns, 569.

when to make inquest, and how, 420, 569.
penalty upon officer and jurors for neglect to obey warrant of, 569.
power of, to take up additional jurors, 569, 570.
oath of jurors summoned by, where given, and form of, 570.
charge of to jurors, as to nature of inquest, 570.
proclamation for witnesses, and swearing of witnesses by, and form of oath, 570.
testimony of witnesses before, how taken and subscribed, and witnesses when to

be recognized by, 570.
verdict of jurors, how taken, sealed, and returned by, 571.

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