Debates and Proceedings of the Constitutional Convention of the State of California, Convened at the City of Sacramento, Saturday, September 28, 1878, Volume 3
State Office, J.D. Young, Superintendent State printing, 1881 - 1578 pages
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4th District adopted Alameda assessed Ayers ayes and noes Barbour Beerstecher believe Biggs Blackmer Boucher Caples Chair Chairman Committee concurring Constitution Convention corporations demanded by Messrs Dowling Dudley election ESTEE Evey favor Filcher Garvey gentleman from San Glascock Gorman Hager Heiskell Herrington Hilborn hope Howard Huestis Hughey hundred Inman Judge Laine Lampson land Larkin Larue Lavigne Legislature Lindow Los Angeles Mariposa MCCALLUM McComas McConnell McFarland McNutt ment Moreland motion Nason Neunaber noes were demanded O'Sullivan offer an amendment Ohleyer President previous question proposed proposition railroad REMARKS Reynolds Ringgold Rolfe roll was called salary San Francisco Santa Clara Santa Cruz Schell Schomp SECRETARY read Secretary will read Shafter Shurtleff Smith Solano Stedman strike Supreme Court Sweasey Swenson taxation Tehama thousand dollars Tinnin tion Tully Tuolumne Vacquerel Van Voorhies vote Weller Wellin Whole Wilson Winans word
Page 1217 - The general assembly shall provide by law, that in all elections for directors or managers of incorporated companies, every stockholder shall have the right to vote, in person or by proxy, for the number of shares of stock owned by him, for as many persons as there are directors or managers to be elected, or to cumulate said shares, and give one candidate as many votes as the number of directors multiplied by the number of his shares of stock shall equal, or to distribute them on the same principle...
Page 1381 - ... before or at the time of incurring such indebtedness, provision shall be made for the collection of an annual tax sufficient to pay the interest on such indebtedness as it falls due, and also to constitute a sinking fund for the payment of the principal thereof, within twenty years from the time of contracting the same.
Page 1390 - Legislature, and all officers, executive and judicial, except such inferior officers as may be by law exempted, shall, before they enter upon the duties of their respective offices, take and subscribe the following oath or affirmation: " I do solemnly swear (or affirm, as the case may be,) that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of California, and that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of , according to the best of my ability.
Page 1207 - ... unless the same shall be authorized by some law for some single object, or work, to be distinctly specified therein, which law shall provide ways and means, exclusive of loans, for the payment of the interest of such debt or liability as it falls due, and also to pay and discharge the principal of such debt or liability within twenty years from the time of the contracting thereof...
Page 1171 - The free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession and worship, without discrimination or preference, shall forever be allowed in this state to all mankind ; and no person shall be rendered incompetent to be a witness on account of his opinions on matters of religious belief; but the liberty of conscience hereby secured shall not be so construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices inconsistent with the peace or safety of this state.
Page 1189 - Private property shall not be taken or damaged for public use without just compensation having been first made to, or paid into Court for, the owner...
Page 1272 - The term corporations, as used in this article, shall be construed to include all associations and joint-stock companies having any of the powers or privileges of corporations not possessed by individuals or partnerships.
Page 1177 - No person shall be held to answer for a capital or otherwise infamous crime (except in cases of impeachment, and in cases of militia when in actual service ; and the land and naval forces in time of war...
Page 1387 - All other officers whose election or appointment is not provided for by this Constitution, and all officers whose offices may hereafter be created by law, shall be elected by the people, or appointed, as the Legislature may direct.