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Gray and Bowen, 1854

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Side 144 - Whoever, being an officer of the United States, or a person holding any place of trust or profit, or discharging any official function under, or in connection with, any executive department of the Government of the United States...
Side 295 - ... shall be appointed for one year, one for two years, one for three years, one for four years, and one for five years.
Side 146 - That the legislative power of the Territory shall extend to all rightful subjects of legislation, consistent with the Constitution of the United States and the provisions of this act ; but no law shall be passed interfering with the primary disposal of the soil ; no tax shall be imposed upon the property of the United States ; nor shall the lands or other property of non-residents be taxed higher than the lands or other property of residents.
Side 250 - ... major part of them, and the judges of the court of appeals, or the major part of them.
Side 218 - The Congress of the United States consists of a Senate and House of Representatives, and must assemble, at least, once every year, on the 1st Monday of December, unless it is otherwise provided by law.
Side 251 - The Supreme Court has general jurisdiction in law and equity, and power to review judgments of the County Courts, and of the old Courts of Common Pleas. For the election of the justices, the State is divided into eight judicial districts, each of which elects four to serve eight years, with an annual salary of $ 2,500.
Side 147 - William R. King, do solemnly swear that 1 will support the Constitution of the United States," — which oath, when administered, the said Sharkey is to certify under his hand to Congress. Any judge or magistrate in the United States may administer the same oath on the same days, and if so, shall certify the same in the same manner. March 2, 1853. No. 32. Ch. XCIV. An Act to amend...
Side 154 - An act to amend an act entitled an act to provide for the better security of the lives of passengers on board of vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam...
Side 120 - States are divided into the following nine Judicial Circuits, in each of which a Circuit Court is held twice every year, for each State within the Circuit, by a Justice of the Supreme Court, assigned to the Circuit, and by the District Judge of the State or District in which the Court sits.
Side 219 - States upon the above basis, in addition to the limited number of 233 ; but such excess continues only until the next apportionment under the succeeding census. When the apportionment is completed, the Secretary sends a certificate thereof to the House of Representatives, and to the Executive of each State a certificate of the number apportioned to such State.

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