Manual of Laws of the United States on the Subjects of Naturalization, Passengers and Passenger Ships

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Page 239 - law, or in the heads of departments. 3. The President shall have power to fill up all vacancies that may happen during the recess of the Senate, by granting commissions, which shall expire at the end of their next session. section m. 1. He shall, from time to time, give to Congress information of the state of the
Page 246 - to a choice. Sec. 3. But no person constitutionally ineligible to the office of President shall be eligible to that of Vice President of the United States. Note.—At the fourth presidential election, Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr were the democratic candidates for President and Vice President. By the electoral returns they had an even
Page 226 - United States, transmitting every half year to the respective states an account of the suras of money so borrowed or emitted; to build and equip a navy: to agree upon the number of land forces, and to make requisitions from each state for its quota, in proportion to the number of white inhabitants in each state; which requisition
Page 216 - with his measures. He has refused, for a long time after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected; whereby the legislative powers, incapable of annihilation, have returned to the people at large for their exercise; the State remaining, in the meantime, exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within. He lias dissolved representative houses repeatedly,
Page 258 - to have with them as little political connexion as possible. So far as we have already formed engagements, let them be fulfilled with perfect good faith. There let us stop. Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence, (I conjure you to believe me, fellow-citizens,)
Page 253 - obstructions to the execution of laws, all combinations and associations, under whatever plausible character, with the real design to direct, control, counteract, or awe the regular deliberation and action of the constituted authorities, are destructive to this fundamental principle, and of fatal tendency. They serve to organize faction, to give it an artificial and extraordinary force, to put
Page 206 - seek an asylum, or shall he found, within the territories of the other: Provided, That this shall only be done upon such evidence of criminality as, according to the laws of the place where the fugitive or person so charged shall he found, would justify his apprehension and commitment for trial if the crime or
Page 232 - five; South Carolina five; and Georgia three. 4. When vacancies happen in the representation from any state, the executive authority thereof shall issue writs of election to fill up such vacancies. 5. The House of Kepresentatives shall choose their speaker and other officers,
Page 245 - a choice. And if the House of Eepresentatives shall not choose a President whenever the right of choice shall devolve upon them, before the fourth day of March next following, then the Vice President shall act as President, as in the case of the death or other constitutional disability of the President. Sec. 2. The person having the greatest number of
Page 222 - No state, without the consent of the United States in congress assembled, shall send an embassy to, or receive any embassy from, or enter into any conference, agreement, alliance, or treaty, with any king, prince, or state; nor shall any person holding any office of profit or trust under the United States,or any of them, accept of any present, emolument, office, or

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