Documents Communicated to the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, at the Annual Session of ..., Volume 1

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Page 39 - We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, to establish justice, insure domestic tranquillity, provide for the common defence, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America: ABTICLE I.
Page 83 - And be it further enacted, That nothing herein contained shall be construed to...
Page 73 - That all that part of the United States west of the Mississippi, and not within the states of Missouri and Louisiana, or the territory of Arkansas, and, also, that part of the United States east of the Mississippi river, and not within any state to which the Indian title has not been extinguished, for the purposes of this act, be taken and deemed to be the Indian country.
Page 79 - Except as otherwise expressly provided by law, the general laws of the United States as to the punishment of offenses committed in any place within the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of the United States, except the District of Columbia, shall extend to the Indian country.
Page 86 - States, and for introducing among them the habits and arts of civilization, the president of the United States shall be, and he is hereby authorized...
Page 78 - ... thousand dollars, and imprisoned not more than three years ; and every such ship or vessel, with her tackle, apparel, and furniture, together with all materials, arms, ammunition, and stores, which may have been procured for the building and equipment thereof, shall be forfeited ; one-half to the use of the informer and the other half to the use of the United States.
Page 41 - If any person guilty of, or charged with, treason, felony, or other high misdemeanor, in any State, shall flee from justice, and be found in any of the United States, he shall, upon demand of the governor or executive power of the State from which he fled, be delivered up, and removed to the State having jurisdiction of his offence.
Page 242 - It is further mutually covenanted and agreed by and between the said parties hereto that the...
Page 80 - An Act to regulate Trade and Intercourse with the Indian Tribes, and to preserve Peace on the Frontiers...
Page 295 - ... proportionally to the amount of their respective debts, excepting mort-gage and judgment creditors when the judgment has not been by confession for the purpose of preferring creditors...

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