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Territorial Legislation in Wisconsin: Annual Address Before the State ...
Moses McCure Strong
No preview available - 2015
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Page 9 - That the judicial power of said Territory shall be vested in a supreme court, district courts, probate courts, and justices of the peace.
Page 15 - ... proceeds of all sales of land, and the amount of all money so appropriated or donated, shall be deducted from the amount to be paid to the said corporation for the transfer of said works to the state, and the said corporation are hereby authorized to apply to Congress for such an appropriation in money or lands, to aid in the construction of the works authorized by this act, as Congress in its wisdom shall see proper to grant.
Page 29 - ... was, that no appropriation had been made by Congress to defray the expenses of the session, and, consequently, no session could be held.
Page 29 - That they have discharged the duty assigned them, and that the Governor informed the committee that, 'not conceiving that the Legislative Assembly had authority by law to meet at the present time, he had no communication to make to them.
Page 34 - Territory six months next previous thereto, and who shall either be a citizen of the United States, or shall have filed his declaration of intention to become such according to the laws of the United States on the subject of naturalization, " ' was authorized to vote for or against the formation of a state government on the first Monday of April, 1846.
Page 34 - That any person who is the head of a family, or who has arrived at the age of twenty-one years, and is a citizen of the United States, or who shall have filed his declaration of intention to become such...
Page 9 - That every free white male citizen of the United States, above the age of twenty-one years, who shall have been an inhabitant of said Territory at the time of its organization, shall be entitled to vote at the first election, and shall be eligible to any office within the said Territory...
Page 28 - ... angry words had been spoken, were separated by the by-standers. When an adjournment had been announced, they met again ; whereupon Arndt struck at Vineyard. The latter then drew a pistol and shot Arndt. He died in a few moments. Vineyard immediately surrendered himself to the sheriff of the county, waived an examination, and was committed to jail. After a short confinement, he was brought before the chief justice of the Territory, on a writ of habeas corpus, and admitted to bail. He was afterward...
Page 27 - Tho difficulty grew out of a debate on motion to lay on the table the nominatiou of ES BAKER. Mr. ARNDT opposed it, because the gentleman from Grant (alluding to Mr. VINEYARD, I suppose), 'had given the highest testimonials as to the character of the nominee.