Congressional Serial Set, Issue 629

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1852 - United States

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Page 11 - Governor, and if he approve, he shall sign it; if not, he shall return it with his objections to the house, in which it shall have originated, which shall enter the objections at large on its journals, and proceed to reconsider it.
Page 31 - In prosecutions for the publication of papers investigating the official conduct of officers, or men, in a public capacity, or when the matter published is proper for public information, the truth thereof may be given in evidence. And in all indictments for libels, the jury shall have the right to determine the law and the facts, under the direction of the court, as in other cases.
Page 1 - Resolved, That our Senators in Congress be instructed, and our Representatives requested, to introduce and vote for a bill to repeal an Act entitled ' an Act respecting fugitives from justice and persons escaping from the service of their masters...
Page 7 - Assembly, signed by the President of the Council, and Speaker of the house of Representatives...
Page 13 - Resolved, That our Senators and Representatives in Congress be and they are hereby requested to use all honorable means to secure favorable consideration of this memorial ; and be it further Resolved.
Page 32 - The citizens have a right in a peaceable manner to assemble together for their common good, and to apply to those invested with the powers of government for redress of grievances or other proper purposes by petition, address, or remonstrance.
Page 4 - And be it resolved, That the governor be requested to transmit a copy of these resolutions to the President of the United States, to Louis Kossuth; and to each of our senators and representatives in Congress.
Page 32 - Rights" is excepted out of the general powers of government, and shall forever remain inviolate, and all laws contrary thereto, or to the following provisions, shall be void.

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