The National Flag: Magna Charta; Declaration of Rights of American Colonies, 1765 and 1774; Declaration of Independence; Articles of Confederation; Constitution of the United States; Treaty with Mexico; General Riley's Proclamations, 1849; Act Admitting California Into the Union; Constitution of California, 1849; Constitution of California, 1879; Proposed Amendments to the Constitution to be Voted Upon in November, 1910
W. W. Shannon, Superintendent of state printing, 1909 - 3 pages
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Page 65 - ... appointing courts for the trial of piracies and felonies committed on the high seas and establishing courts for receiving and determining finally appeals in all cases of captures, provided that no member of congress shall be appointed a judge of any of the said courts.
Page 173 - In all criminal prosecutions or indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury: and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged as libelous is true, and was published with good motives and for justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted; and the jury shall have the right to determine the law and the fact.
Page 66 - Whenever the legislative or executive authority, or lawful agent of any state in controversy with another, shall present a petition to congress, stating the matter in question, and praying for a hearing, notice thereof shall be given by order of congress to the...
Page 63 - ... be capable of holding any office under the United States, for which he, or another for his benefit receives any salary, fees or emolument of any kind. Each State shall maintain its own delegates in a meeting of the States, and while they act as members of the committee of the States.
Page 65 - When land forces are raised by any state for the common defence, all officers of or under the rank of colonel shall be appointed by the legislature of each state respectively, by whom such forces shall be raised, or in such manner as such state shall direct ; and all vacancies shall be filled up by the state which first made the appointment.
Page 203 - In case of the impeachment of the Governor, or his removal from office, death, inability to discharge the powers and duties of the...
Page 270 - House, then it shall be the duty of the Legislature to submit such proposed amend-ment or amendments to the people in such manner and at such time as the...
Page 67 - ... adjusted, the said grants or either of them being at the same time claimed to have originated antecedent to such settlement of jurisdiction, shall on the petition of either party to the congress of the united states, be finally determined as near as may be in the same manner as is before prescribed for deciding disputes respecting territorial jurisdiction between different states.
Page 62 - III. The said states hereby severally enter into a firm league of friendship with each other, for their common defence, the security of their liberties, and their mutual and general welfare ; binding themselves to assist each other, against all force offered to, or attacks made upon them, or any of them, on account of religion, sovereignty, trade, or any other pretence whatever.