Transactions, Volume 4

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Page 39 - The PRESIDENT. The next business in order is the report of the Committee on Credentials.
Page 13 - Along the emblazoned wall. This was the bravest warrior That ever buckled sword, This the most gifted poet That ever breathed a word; And never earth's philosopher Traced, with his golden pen, On the deathless page, truths half so sage As he wrote down for men.
Page 66 - Granting to any corporation, association or individual any special or exclusive privilege, immunity or franchise whatever.
Page 66 - The opening and conducting of any election, or designating the place of voting; The sale or mortgage of real estate belonging to minors or others under disability...
Page 97 - Chief as aforesaid. 4. Which being done you shall yourself take, and also administer to each of the members of our said Council, so appointed by us, the oaths appointed by act of Parliament to be taken instead of the oaths of allegiance and supremacy...
Page 55 - There is no profession in which moral character is so soon fixed as in that of the law ; there is none in which it is subjected to severer scrutiny by the public. It is well that it is so. The things we hold dearest on earth, — our fortunes, reputations, domestic peace, the future of those dearest to us, nay, our liberty and life itself, we confide to the integrity of our legal counsellors and advocates. Their character must be not only without a stain, but without suspicion. From the very commencement...
Page 65 - Regulating county and township affairs; Regulating the practice in Courts of Justice; Regulating the jurisdiction and duties of Justices of the Peace, Police Magistrates and Constables...
Page 65 - The pay and mileage allowed to each member of the General Assembly shall be certified by the Speakers of their respective Houses, and entered on the journals, and published at the close of each session. SPECIAL LEGISLATION PROHIBITED. 22. The General Assembly shall not pass local or special laws...
Page 65 - Incorporating cities, towns or villages, or changing or amending the charter of any town, city or village...
Page 78 - Franklin, as president of the "Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery," etc., issued the following letter: — "AN ADDRESS TO THE PUBLIC. " From the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and the Relief of Free Negroes unla-wfully held in Bondage.

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