Constitution Making in Indiana: A Source Book of Constitutional Documents, with Historical Introduction and Critical Notes, Volumen1

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Election of Delegate to Congress and Legislative Councillors
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February 27 1809 56
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Requested Change in Virginia Act of Cession July 7 1786
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Creation of Indiana Territory May 7 1800
41
Transmission of Constitution to President and Congress June 28 1816 126
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Printing and Distribution of Constitution and Journals June
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Apportionment of Representatives and Vacancies in Office December 15 1809
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Extension of Suffrage and Disqualification of Placemen as Legislators March 3 1811
58
Residence Qualifications of Territorial Judges and Prohibition of Practice of Law December 18 1812
59
Apportionment of Territory for Election of Legislative Coun cillors March 4 1814
60
Conferment of Chancery Jurisdiction on General Court April 29 1816
61
PART II
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House Committees Report on Petition of 1811 Asking Admis sion to Union March 31 1812
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Waller Taylors Letter Relative to Statehood June 17 1812
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Authorizing an Official Census of Indiana Territory August
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Memorial to Congress Asking Admission to Union December
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Territory January 5 1816
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The Enabling Act April 19 1816
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Jennings Letter to Constituents Relative to Enabling Act April 16 1816
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Notice of Election of Constitutional Delegates May 2 1816
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Rules and Orders June 11 1816
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Ordinance Accepting Propositions Enumerated in Enabling Act June 27 1816
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The Constitution of 1816 June 29
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SECRETARY OF STATEContinued PAGE
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Reviving Law Relative to Calling Constitutional Convention
109
Reservation of Salt Springs and The Seminary Township June 19 1816 125 48 Transmission of Ordinance to President and Congress June
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and 29 1816
126
Compensation of Officers of Convention June 28 1816
127
Official Election Notice in Knox County July 4 1816
129
Execution of Federal Laws in Indiana March 3 1817
132
PART III
137
Harrison County Bond January 3 1817
138
Calling a Constitutional Convention January 5 1820
139
Referendum on Method of VotingBy Ballot or Viva Voce December 23 1820
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Referendum on Method of Voting December 7 1820
141
December 29 1803 44
142
Resolution of Condemnation December 29 1821
143
Calling a Constitutional Convention December 27 1821
144
Committee on Unconstitutional Laws January 13 1824
145
Bond Guaranteeing Location of State Capitol January 18 1825
146
Removal of Public Officers Biennial Sessions of General Assem bly Revision of Constitution by Parts Constituting Members of General Assembly Co...
147
Calling a Constitutional Convention December 14 1826
148
Calling a Constitutional Convention December 13 1827
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Reconstruction of Militia System December 16 1835
159
Calling a Constitutional Convention December 23 1835
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Calling a Constitutional Convention December 21 1836
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Official Election Notice July 11 1840
162
Inquiry as to Expediency of Calling Constitutional Convention December 29 1841
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Calling a Constitutional Convention January 10 1844
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Biennial Sessions December 5 1845
165
Official Notice of Election June 22 1846
167
Washington County Resolution May 1846
169
Governor Whitcombs Reference to Election of August 19 1846
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First Minority Report on House Bill Providing for Summoning Constitutional Convention January 1 1847
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Second Minority Report on House Bill Providing for Sum moning Constitutional Convention January 1 1847
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House Committees Report on Governors Message January 4 1847
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Senate Committees Report on Calling Constitutional Con vention December 18 1846
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Calling a Constitutional Convention January 11 1847
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Obtaining Governors Opinion on Legal Effect of Vote Given
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Calling a Constitutional Convention December 7 1848
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Providing for a Constitutional Convention December 4 1849
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Joint Delegate Ticket in Marion County April 13 1850
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THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION OF 1850
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Supplementary Rules and Orders of the Convention
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Resolutions Submitted to the Convention of 1850 by Delegates
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Constitution of the State of Indiana 1851
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Creation of Michigan Territory January 11 1805 45
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LAWYERS
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SECURITY
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not to be sold or leased under Constitution of 1851
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Constitutional Provisions Proposed Considered and Rejected
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An Address to the Electors of the State February 8 1851
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Act Requiring Governor to give Notice of Deposition of Con
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Appropriations for Expenses of Constitutional Convention
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Extension of SuffrageOwnership of Town Lots February
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LEE ARTHUR
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power of Governor to grant under Constitution of 1851 330
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LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
518
SEMINARIES
521
opinion of supreme court concerning pendency after failure
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LETTER
525
SHERMAN ROGER
529
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Página ccxli - And whenever any of the said states shall have sixty thousand free inhabitants therein, such state shall be admitted, by its delegates, into the Congress of the United States, on an equal footing with the original states, in all respects whatever...
Página 298 - Every act shall embrace but one subject, and matters properly connected therewith; which subject shall be expressed in the title. But if any subject shall be embraced in an act, which shall not be expressed in the title, such act shall be void only as to so much thereof as shall not be expressed in the title.
Página 2 - Territory shall be subject to pay a part of the Federal debts, contracted or to be contracted, and a proportional part of the expenses of government, to be apportioned on them by Congress, according to the same common rule and measure by which apportionments thereof shall be made on the other States...
Página 14 - The said territory, and the States which may be formed therein, shall forever remain a part of this confederacy of the United States of America, subject to the Articles of Confederation, and to such alterations therein as shall be constitutionally made ; and to all the acts and ordinances of the United States in Congress assembled, conformable thereto.
Página 64 - That all power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority and instituted for their peace, safety and happiness.
Página 345 - There shall be a seal of this State, which shall be kept by the Governor, and used by him officially, and shall be called " The great Seal of the State of California.
Página 68 - That all courts shall be open, and every person for an injury done him in his lands, goods, person, or reputation, shall have remedy by the due course of law ; and right and justice administered, without sale, denial, or delay.
Página 13 - The inhabitants of the said territory shall always be entitled to the benefits of the writ of habeas corpus, and of the trial by jury; of a proportionate representation of the people in the legislature; and of judicial proceedings according to the course of the common law. All persons shall be bailable, unless for capital offences, where the proof shall be evident or the presumption great.
Página 311 - Upon conviction for treason, he shall have power to suspend the execution of the sentence, until the case shall be reported to the Legislature at its next meeting, when the Legislature shall either pardon or commute the sentence, direct the execution of the sentence, or grant a further reprieve.
Página 387 - In all other cases where a general law can be made applicable, no special law shall be enacted.

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