The Government of Michigan: Its History and Jurisprudence. Also, a Brief Outline of the Government of the United States

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Moore & Quale, 1874 - Michigan - 195 pages

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Page 122 - A widow shall be endowed of the third part of all the lands whereof her husband was seized of an estate of inheritance at any time during the marriage, unless she shall have lawfully released her right thereto.
Page 147 - Treason against the State shall consist only in levying war against it, or adhering to its enemies, giving them aid and comfort. No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court.
Page 44 - In case the alien applying to be admitted to citizenship has borne any hereditary title, or been of any of the orders of nobility in the Kingdom or State from which he came...
Page 193 - Pennsylvania line aforesaid ; provided always, and it is hereby fully understood and declared by this convention, that if the southerly bend or extreme of Lake Michigan should extend so far south that a line drawn due east from it should not intersect Lake Erie, or if it should intersect...
Page 193 - Miami river of the lake, then, and in that case, with the assent of the Congress of the United States, the northern boundary of this State shall be established by, and extended to, a direct line running from the southern extremity of Lake Michigan to the most northerly cape of the Miami Bay...
Page 43 - ... provided that in time of war no elector in the actual military service of the State, or of the United States, in the army or navy thereof, shall be deprived of his vote by reason of his absence from...
Page 159 - ... by imprisonment in the state prison for life or any term of years, and if committed in any other case, by imprisonment in the state prison, not more than twenty years.
Page 55 - Governor may approve, sign, and file in the office of the Secretary of State, within five days after the adjournment of the Legislature, any act passed during the last five days of the session ; and the same shall become a law.
Page 166 - ... shall be liable to a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, or to imprisonment in the county jail for a period not exceeding six months, or to both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court before which such conviction shall be had.
Page 152 - If such prisoner was in custody otherwise than upon a charge or conviction of felony: by fine not exceeding five hundred dollars and imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding six months.

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