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Subject Index - Texas Constitutions 1824-1876

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pardons, executive power to grant
1827 - Title II, Section I, Article 113
1836 - Article VI, section 4
1845 - Article V, section 11
1861 - Article V, section 11
1866 - Article V, section 11
1868 - Article V, section 11
1869 - Article IV, section XI
1876 - Article IV, section 11
parochial schools
1876 - Article VII, section 5
patents and copyrights
1824 - Title III, Section 5, Article 50
1836 - Article II, section 3
patronage, legislative regulation of
1824 - Title III, Section 5, Article 50
penitentiary, establishment of state
1845 - Article VII, section 15
1861 - Article VII, section 14
1866 - Article VII, section 15
1868 - Article VII, section 14
pensions for war veterans
1869 - Article XII, section XXV
people's welfare as purpose of government
1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Article 26
permanent congressional deputation
1827 - Title I, Section III, Article 88; Title I, Section IV, Article 98
perpetuities, prohibition on
1833 - General Provisions, Article 19
1836 - Declaration of Rights
1845 - Article I, section 18
1861 - Article I, section 18
1866 - Article I, section 18
1868 - Article I, section 18
1869 - Article I, section XVIII
1876 - Article I, section 26
personal property, protection of
1845 - Article VII, section 28
1861 - Article VII, section 28
1866 - Article VII, section 28
1876 - Article XVI, section 49
police court, establishment of
1866 - Article IV, section 17
police forces
governor as head of state
1868 - Article V, section 6
police chiefs
1827 - Title II, Section II, Article 116; Title II, Section VI, Articles 145-154
restrictions on legislative power over local
1876 - Article III, sections 56
poll tax
1869 - Article IX, section VI
1876 - Article VI, section 3; Article VII, section 3; Article VIII, section 1
poor houses and farms, establishment of
1868 - Article VII, section 36
1869 - Article XII, section XXVI
1876 - Article XVI, section 8
post offices, legislative responsibility for
1824 - Title III, Section 5, Article 50
1836 - Article II, section 3
precincts
justices of the peace
1869 - Article V, section XXI
voting
1876 - Article V, section 18; Article VI, section 2
President of the Congress of Coahuila and Texas
1827 - Title I, Section III, Article 82
President of the Republic of Texas
creation and election of
1836 - Article III, sections 1-3; Schedule, section 4
initial duties
1836 - Schedule, section 5
powers and responsibilities of
1836 - Article I, sections 26-27; Article IV, section 12; Article VI, sections 1-16
transition to state of Texas
1845 - Article XIII, sections 5-9
President of the Senate
and gubernatorial succession
1868 - Article V, section 21
lieutenant governor as
1833 - Executive, Article 68
1836 - Article I, section 10
1845 - Article V, sections 12-13
1861 - Article V, sections 12-13
1866 - Article V, section 12
1869 - Article IV, sections XV-XVI
1876 - Article IV, section 16
President of the United Mexican States (1824)
Council of Government's role
Title IV, Section 5, Article 116
election of
Title IV, Section 1, Articles 76-94
establishment of office
Title IV, Section 1, Article 74
and legislature
Title III, Section 4, Article 38; Title III, Section 4, Article 46; Title III, Section 5, Article 48; Title III, Section 6, Article 52; Title III, Section 6, Articles 55-60; Title III, Section 7, Article 68; Title III, Section 7, Article 71
powers and functions of
Title IV, Section 3, Articles 105-109
and secretaries of state
Title IV, Section 6, Articles 118-119
terms and succession
Title IV, Section 2, Articles 95-104
President pro tempore of the Council of Government
1824 - Title IV, Section 5, Article 115
President pro tempore of the Senate
1833 - Executive, Article 62; Executive, Article 69; Legislature, Article 42
1836 - Article I, section 11
1845 - Article III, section 12
1861 - Article III, section 12
1866 - Article III, section 11; Article V, section 13
1868 - Article III, section 11
1869 - Article III, section XV
1876 - Article III, section 9
press, freedom of
1824 - Title III, Section 5, Article 50
1827 - Title I, Section IV, Article 97
1836 - Declaration of Rights
1845 - Article I, sections 5-6
1861 - Article I, section 5
1866 - Article I, section 5
1868 - Article I, section 5
1869 - Article I, section V
1876 - Article I, section 8
primogeniture, prohibition on
1836 - Declaration of Rights
1845 - Article I, section 18
1861 - Article I, section 18
1866 - Article I, section 18
1868 - Article I, section 18
1869 - Article I, section XVIII
1876 - Article I, section 26
private property
for asylums
1866 - Article X, section 9
continuity of law from Republic
1845 - Article VII, section 21; Article XIII, section 4
court-ordered sales of
1868 - Article VII, section 34
exemptions for
1876 - Article III, section 56
grants to immigrants
1868 - Article IX, section 3
head-right claims
1845 - Article XI
1861 - Article XI
1866 - Article XI
restrictions on government sales of
1868 - Article VII, section 20; Article VII, sections 26-27
1869 - Article XII, sections XXI-XXII; Article XII, section XL
1876 - Article VIII, section 13; Article VIII, section 15
See also homesteads; property rights; taxation; titles to land
private schooling
1869 - Article IX, section V
1876 - Article VII, section 5
Probate Court
1876 - Article V, section 16
projects of law or decree, procedures for
1827 - Title I, Section V, Articles 99-105
property qualifications for electors/officials
1824 - Title III, Section 2, Article 20
1827 - Title I, Section I, Article 37
1833 - General Provisions, Article 21
property rights
for blacks
1866 - Article VIII, section 1
compensation for public appropriation
1833 - General Provisions, Article 17
1845 - Article I, section 14
1861 - Article I, section 14
1866 - Article I, section 14
1868 - Article I, section 14
1869 - Article I, section XIV
1876 - Article I, section 17
continuity of
1845 - Article VII, section 20
1861 - Article VII, sections 20-21
1876 - Article XVI, section 18
and disposition of unclaimed lands
1833 - General Provisions, Article 31
inheritance rights
1833 - General Provisions, Article 10
1836 - General Provisions, section 10
1876 - Article I, section 21; Article III, section 56; Article XVI, section 52
protection of
1827 - Title II, Section I, Article 113
1833 - General Provisions, Article 6; General Provisions, Article 17
1845 - Article I, section 16
1868 - Article VII, section 20; Article VII, sections 26-27
1869 - Article III, section XXV; Article XII, sections XXI-XXII; Article XII, section XL
1876 - Article VIII, section 13; Article VIII, section 15
railroad stock
1876 - Article X, section 4
Spanish and Mexican land titles
1876 - Article XIII
and suffrage rules
1876 - Article VI, section 3
women's
1845 - Article VII, section 19
1861 - Article VII, section 19
1866 - Article VII, section 19
1868 - Article VII, section 19
1869 - Article XII, section XIV
1876 - Article XVI, section 15
See also homesteads; search and seizure
property taxes
county level
1868 - Article VII, section 40
general provisions
1827 - Title IV, Article 204
1833 - General Provisions, Article 28
1861 - Article VII, section 27
1866 - Article VII, section 27
1868 - Article VII, section 24
1869 - Article XII, sections XIX-XXII
1876 - Article VIII, section 1
public school funding
1845 - Article X, section 2
1861 - Article X, section 2
1866 - Article X, section 7
1868 - Article XII, section 7
1869 - Article IX, section VII
1876 - Article VII, section 3
propositions of laws or decrees, procedures for
1824 - Title III, Section 6, Articles 51-66
public funds
and conflict of interest in multiple office holding
1866 - Article III, section 25
1869 - Article III, section XXXI
1876 - Article III, section 20
for education
1845 - Article X, sections 2-4
1861 - Article X, sections 2-4
1866 - Article X, sections 2-9
1868 - Article XII, sections 6-8
1869 - Article IX, sections VI-VII
1876 - Article VII, sections 2-6; Article VII, section 11; Article VII, section 14; Article XI, section 10
and employment/contracting rules
1876 - Article III, section 44
executive responsibilities
1827 - Title II, Section III, Article 127
1876 - Article IV, sections 24-25
legislative powers and responsibilities
1827 - Title I, Section IV, Article 97
1876 - Article III, section 48
proper disbursement of
1833 - Legislature, Article 53
1836 - Article I, section 25
1845 - Article VII, sections 7-8
1861 - Article VII, section 8
1866 - Article VII, section 8
1868 - Article VII, sections 8-9; Article VII, section 42
1869 - Article XII, section VI
1876 - Article III, sections 48-55; Article XVI, section 6
See also compensation; comptroller of public accounts; revenue; treasurer
public ministers, court jurisdiction
1836 - Article IV, section 3
public officials. See officials, civil
public property
and church/state separation
1876 - Article I, section 7
control and allocation of
1833 - General Provisions, Article 31
1836 - General Provisions, section 10; Provisional Government, Articles XIV-XV; Provisional Government, Articles XVIII-XX
1845 - Article XII
1861 - Article XII
1866 - Article XII
1868 - Article IX, section 1
1869 - Article IV, section XXII; Article X
1876 - Article IV, section 1; Article XIV
for education
1845 - Article X, sections 3-4
1861 - Article X, sections 3-4
1866 - Article X, sections 2-4; Article X, section 6
1868 - Article XII, section 8
1869 - Article IX, section VI; Article IX, section VIII
1876 - Article VII, section 2; Article VII, section 6; Article VII, section 9; Article VII, section 11
exemptions for
1876 - Article VIII, section 2; Article XI, section 9
legislative powers
1827 - Title I, Section IV, Article 97
1876 - Article XII, section 3-5
municipal
1876 - Article XI, section 2
reversion of private to public
1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Article 15
seat of government appropriation
1876 - Article XVI, section 57
See also General Land Office
public schools
establishment of
1824 - Title III, Section 5, Article 50
1827 - Title I, Section IV, Article 97; Title VI, Articles 215-217
1833 - General Provisions, Article 26
1836 - General Provisions, section 5
1845 - Article X
1861 - Article X
1866 - Article X
1868 - Article XII
1869 - Article IX
1876 - Article III, section 48; Article III, section 56; Article VII; Article XI, section 10
payment of back pay to teachers
1876 - Article XVI, section 36
tax exemptions for
1876 - Article VIII, section 2
public works, protection of laborers on
1876 - Article XVI, section 35
punishment. See disciplinary measures, legislative; sentences, criminal