Journal of the Convention of the State of North-Carolina ...

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Cannon & Holden, printers to the convention, 1865 - Constitutional conventions

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Page 48 - 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.
Page 23 - Carolina, in convention assembled, do declare and ordain, and it is hereby declared and ordained, that the ordinance adopted by us in convention on the 23d day of May, in the year of our Lord 1788, whereby the Constitution of the United States of America...
Page 119 - Laws of the State; shall appoint its own officers, determine the rules of its own proceedings, punish a member for disorderly or disrespectful behavior, and with the consent of two-thirds of...
Page 12 - Fellow citizens, we are going home. Let painful reflections upon our late separation and pleasant memories of our early union quicken steps toward the old mansion, that we may grasp hard again the hand of friendship which stands at the door, and sheltered by the old homestead which was built upon a rock and has weathered the storm, enjoy together the long, bright future which awaits us.
Page 168 - Governor, shall receive the same compensation which the Governor would have received had he been employed in the duties of his office, and no more.
Page 9 - House, be appointed to wait on the Governor and inform him that the two houses are fully organized and ready to receive any communication he may see proper to make to them.
Page 119 - The Senate shall choose its other officers and also a Speaker (pro tempore) in the absence of the Lieutenant-Governor, or when he shall exercise the office of Governor. SEC. 21. The style of the acts shall be: "The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact.
Page 177 - That the Justices of the Peace, within their respective counties in this State, shall in future be recommended to the Governor for the time being, by the Representatives in General Assembly; and the Governor shall commission them accordingly...
Page 11 - States, in a protracted and disastrous war, the result of which was a vast expenditure of blood and treasure on her part, and the practical abolition of domestic slavery. She entered the rebellion a slaveholding State, and she emerged from it a non-slaveholding State. In other respects, so far as her existence as a State and her rights as a State are concerned, she has undergone no change.
Page 42 - State) shall be deemed to have been made with the understanding that they were solvable in money of the value of the said currency; it shall be competent for either of the parties to show by parol or other relevant testimony, what the understanding was in regard to the kind of currency in which the same was solvable; and in such case, the true understanding...

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