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A

ABSENCEView Index A

from State, or United States - page 35

ACCUSED

bailable, when - page 5

how holden to answer on criminal charge - page 5

to be heard in defence - page 4

to have compulsory process for witnesses - page 5

to be confronted with witnesses - page 4

ADDRESS

right of - page 6

removal by - page 41

ADJOURNMENT - pages 9-10

ADMINISTRATION

letters of - page 24

ADVERSE POSSESSION

against married women, infants and insane - page 36

AFFIDAVIT

of probable cause, for search - page 4

AGENCIES·OF IMMIGRATION - page 33 APPEALS

From interlocutory judgments - page 22

in criminal cases - page 22

APPORTIONMENTS

for Representative and Senatorial districts - page 8-14

new, to be made how often - page 8

Senatorial districts not to be separated - page 8-9

APPROPRIATIONS

For internal improvements - page 35

for private purposes - page 35

term for which made - page 35

APPROPRIATIONS FOR IMMIGRATION

To what devoted - page 33

ARBITRATION - page 35

 

ARCHIVES

of land titles - page 20

ARMS

right to keep and bear - page 5

ARREST

by Legislature - page 10

Elector privileged from, at election - page 7

exception to this - page 7

members of Legislature privileged from - page 10

exceptions to this - page 10

ASSEMBLY

right of - page 6

ASSERSORS AND COLLECTORS - page 38

who to be - page 34

to receive instructions from Comptroller - page 20

delinquent, annual list of - page 20

to return annual list of tax payers - page 20

ATTENDANCE

Of members of Legislature may be compelled - page 9

ATTORNEY GENERAL

appointment, ualifications, term of office, residence and duties of - page 20

impeachment of - page 29

B

BAIL AND BAILABLE OFFENSES - page 5View Index B

bail not to be excessive - page 5

BILLS

How originated, amended and passed - page 10

rejected-not to pass during same session - page 10

to be presented to Governor for approval - page 21

proceedings thereon - page 21

reconsideration of - page 21

if not returned within five days—what - page 21

if presented one day before adjournment - page 21

of appropriations in bills, approval, &c - page 21

BILLS OF ATTAINDER - page 5

BILL OF RIGHTs--

U. S. Constitution, laws and treaties, supreme - page 3

social compacts may be formed - page 4

no religious tests required - page 4

no exclusive privileges - page 4

of worship and support of ministry - page 4

of conscience and religion - page 4

protection of. religious denominations - page 4

liberty of speech and the press - page 4

truth of publication may be given in evidence - page 4

jury to determine law and facts, when - page 4

of seizures and searches - page 4

speedy public trial before jury - page 4

giving evidence against one's self - page 4

being heard by self and counsel - page 4

witnesses, in favor of accused - page 5

trial on indictment and information - page 5

bail and habeas corpus - page 5

excessive fines and punishment - page 5

remedy by law - page 5

of jeopardy of life, and trial after verdict - page 5

inviolability of trial by jury - page 5

keeping and bearing arms - page 5

bills of attainder, ex post facto laws, &c - page 5

equality of persons before the law - pages 5-6

life, liberty and the franchise - page 5

military and civil authority - page 6

perpetuities, monopolies, primogenitures, &c - page 6

right of assembly and petition - page 6

coolies, peonage and slavery - page 6

BIRTHS

To be recorded - page 38

BOARD OF IMMIGRATION - page 33

BRIBERY

Of members of Legislature - page 11

laws to exclude from office and suffrage for - page 34

C

CAPITAL AND CAPITOL-View Index C

(See " Seat of Government.")

CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

imprisonment for life may be substituted for - page 24-26

death penalty, for what offenses - page 26

CERTIFICATES

Of Secretary of Convention - page 43

of Commission - page 47

of Elections, to be returned to Commanding General - page 45-46

CHALLENGES - page 34

CHIEF JUSTICES--

(See " Supreme Court" and "Justices of Peace.")

of Counties, to receive returns - page 15

CHILDREN-

adoption of - page 36

CLERK

of Supreme Court, term of office, bond of, and removal of - page 23

of District Court, how elected, term of office, duties of, and removal of - page 24

COHABITATION - page 38

COLLECTORS

who are - page 38

ineligible to Legislature - page 11

COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF - page 17

COMMANDING GENERAL-

to prescribe place and regulations for holding elections for ratification of Constitution - page 45

Returns to be made to - page 45

of State, District and County officers, also Congressional - page 45-46

Certificates of their election to be given by him - page 45-46

requested to enforce declaration - page 46

COMMISSIONS

be in name of the State - page 19

how signed, sealed and attested - page 19

of Sheriffs and Justices of the Peace - page 27

COMMISSIONER OF GENERAL LAND OFFICE

election, qualification, term of office, duties of - page 20

impeachment of - page 29

COMPENSATION

Of members of Legislature - page 11-12

of Governor - page 17

of Lieutenant Governor - page 19

of President of the Senate for time being - page 19

of Secretary of State - page 21

of Comptroller - page 21

of Treasurer - page 21

of Commissioner of Land Office - page 21

of Judges of Courts - page 25

of District Attorney - page 25

of Sheriff - page 27

of District Clerks - page 27

of Justices of the Peace - page 27

of other officers, agents and contractors - page 34-35

deductions from salaries-when made - page 35

salaries not to be paid-when - page 41

COMPLAINTS - page 23

COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCUNTS

Election of - page 19

Qualifications - page 19

term of office - page 20

duties - page 20

impeachment of - page 29

COMPULSORY PROCESS

For obtaining witnesses - page 4-5

CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS - page 44

CONGRESSIONAL ELECTIONS - page 46

CONSCIENCE

right of - page 4

no religious test as qualification for office - page 4

in matters of worship and its support - page 4

CONSTABLES

to serve process, when - page 26

appointment of - page 27

term of office - page 27

removal of - page 27

CONSTITUTION

the Legislature to give effect to - page 42

amendments - page 42

Election for ratification or rejection of

when and where held - page 45

vote, what to be - page 45

provisions as to - page 45

returns to be made to Commanding General - page 45

CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATEs--

together with the laws and treaties made in pursuance thereof, acknowledged to be the supreme law - page 3

this Constitution in harmony with, and subordinate to - page 3

CONTESTED ELECTIONS - page 9

CONTRACTS

obligation of, not to be impaired by law - page 5

no law against enforcement of - page 5

COOLIES

Importation of, prohibited - page 6

CORONERS-

(See "Justice of the Peace.")

COUNTIES

New Counties, establishment of - page 37

size of - page 37

number of qualified jurors in - page 37

suffrage - page 37

size of old counties - page 37

qualified jurors in - page 37

counties united, when - page 38

to provide poor houses - page 38

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

( See " Justice of the Peace.")

COURTS

to be open to all persons - page 5

Criminal - page 22

District - page 22 to 28

Justice and Police - page 22 to 28

Supreme - page 22 to 28

CRIMINAL CASES

jury to assess fines and impose punishment in - page 24

exceptions to this - page 24

D

DANGEROUS DISEASE - page 17View Index D

DEATHS

to be recorded - page 38

DEBT

Imprisonment for, forbidden - page 5

of State or County-sinking fund for - page 37

of State, created during rebellion, null and void - page 40

Iegislature prohibited from payjng such - page 40

of unpaid balances at beginning of rebellion - page 40

DECLARATION

Establishing Congressional Districts - page 44

for elections - page 44

DEDUCTIONS

From salaries, when made - page 35

DISFRANCHISEMENT - page 6

DISQUALIFICATIONS

Of Judges to sit on trials - page 25

proceedings on - page 25

exchanges, because of - page 25

appointments, because of - page 25

of voters - page 28

DISTRICTS

Senatorial - page 8, 9, 13, 14,15-16

Representative - page 8, 9, 13, 14, 15-16

apportionment of Senators and Representatives - page 14

returns to be received by Chief Justices - page 15

Judicial - page 23

Congressional - page 44

DISTRICT ATTORNEY

To receive instructions from Attorney General - page 20

election of term of office, and salary - page 25

DISTRICT COURT

State to be divided into Judicial Districts - page 23

one Judge for each district - page 23

appointed by Governor and Senate - page 23

term of office - page 23

Residence of - page 23

terms of Court - page 23

election to be had as to election of Judges after July 4, 1876 - page 23

Jurisdiction - page 23-24

writ of habeas corpus, and other writs - page 23

appellate, jurisdiction of - page 23

original and exclusive jurisdiction in, what - page 23

Clerk of

how elected - page 23

how removed - page 23

duties of, as to estates of lunatics, idiots, minors and persons of unsound mind - page 24

to be Clerk of Police and County Courts - page 24

Judges, how removed - page 24-25

not to sit in certain cases - page 25

who to sit in such cases - page 25

cases to be transferred, when - page 25

sessions of - page 28

DIVISION OF THE POWERS OF GOVERNMENT - page 7

DIVORCE - page 36-40

DUELLING - page 34

E

ELECTIONSView Index E

For State, County and District officers, where - page 8

polls, to be open, how long - page 8

to be general - page 12

for Judges - page 23

by ballot, when - page 34

in Legislature, how - page 34

contested - page 34

returns to Commanding General, when - page 45, 46

of Representatives - page 8, 9

of Senators - page 8, 9

for ratification of Constitution

provisions concerning - page 45

of State officers at time of Constitutional, provisions for - page 45

for members of Congress - page 46

Declarations

for Constitutional ratification - page 45

Senatorial and other officers - page 45

ELECTORS

who are, residence of, registration of - page 7, 8

where may vote, privilege from arrest, when - page 7, 8

duelling, effect on - page 34

conviction of certain crimes, effect on - page 34

ELIGIBILITY TO OFFICE

None but voters eligible - page 9

of members of Legislature - page 8, 9

of members, to other offices - page 11

ENDOWMENT

of school fund - page 30

ENTAILMENT

Law of, not allowed - page 6

EQUALITY BEFORE THE LAW

no person deprived of rights because of color, race and previous condition - page 6

EQUAL RIGHTS - page 4

EQUITY - page 26

ESCHEATS

to be in charge of Comptroller - page 20

recovery of - page 23

ESTATES

of deceased persons - page 24

EXECUTIONS

to issue after adjournment, how - page 13

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

consists of what - page 16

how elected - page 16

terms of office in - page 16

powers and duties of - page 17, 18, 19, 20

EXILE - page 6

EX POST FACTO LAW - page 5

EXPULSION

and punishment of members of Legislature - page 9

for bribery - page 11

F

FELONYView Index F

Definition of, tried for, punishment of - page 26

of fines of less grade, how tried - page 26

FINES AND FORFEITURES

may be remitted, when - page 18

when assessed by jury - page 24

FISCAL AFFAIRS

To be in Charge of Comptroller - page 20

FORFEITURE

recovery - page 23

FORGERY - page 34

FRAUDS

towards loyal persons during rebellion, how redressed - page 40

G

GENERAL COMMANDINGView Index G

(See '' Commanding General.'') - page 45

GENERAL PROVISIONS - page 34

GOVERNMENT

departments of - page 7-16

GOVERNOR

election of - page 16

inauguration of - page 17

salary of - page 17

to be Commander-in-Chief of militia - page 17

exception thereto - page 17

may require information from executive officers - page 17

may fill vacancies, when - page 17

may convene Legislature, when - page 17

shall give information to Legislature - page 17

to have laws faithfully executed - page 17

may grant reprieves and pardons, when - page 18

may remit fines and forfeitures, when - page 18

may respite sentences, when, and how long - page 18

must file reasons therefor - page 18

shall make nominations to fill vacancies in Legislature, when - page 18

shall not nominate rejected persons, when - page 18

shall reside, where - page 18

shall hold no other office - page 18

shall call out militia, when - page 28

impeachment of - page 29

GUARDIANS

Appointment of - page 24

settlement with - page 24

H

HABEAS CORPUSView Index H

not to be suspended except by act of Legislature, &c. - page 5

to be issued by Supreme and District Courts - page 23

HOMESTEADS--

when located, size of - page 33

exempt from forced sales - page 36

exemptions - page 36

consent of wife - page 36

HOMICIDES

By person, corporation or company - page 38-39

exemplary damages for - page 39

by whom recoverable - page 39

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATE--

Members-how chosen, term of office - page 8

privileged from arrest, (and exceptions,) - page 10

compensation of - page 11-12

ineligibility to certain offices - page 11

expulsion of - page 11

ineligibility of certain persons to be - page 11

bribery of - page 11-12

sessions, annual - page 8

qualifications of Legislature - page 8-9

House to consist of ninety members - page 8

to elect Speaker and other officers - page 9

each House is to be judge of election and qualifications of its own members - page 9

contested elections determined by law - page 9

two-thirds constitute quorum - page 9

less may adjourn - page 9

may compel attendance of members - page 9

may determine rules of order - page 9

may punish and expel members, how - page 9

shall keep journals and publish same - page 9

yeas and nays, when to be entered on journals - page 9

members may dissent, protest, &c. - page 9

vacancies. how filled - page 9

may punish persons not members, when and how - page 10

sessions open, when - page 10

adjournment - page 10

origination, passage or rejection of bills - page 10

not to pass private or special laws - page 10

not to vacate roads and streets - page 10

rejected bills not to pass, or substance - page 10

not to authorize lotteries - page 11

elections to be general - page 12

number of Senators, how apportioned - page 12

election of United States Senators by - page 12

impeachment in - page 29

HUSBAND AND WIFE

who are - page 38

I

IDIOTSView Index I

estates of - page 24

IMMIGRATION

Bureau, its objects - page 33

Board, its duties and powers - page 33

Superintendent, his duties and powers - page 33

Agencies, where and for what - page 33

Appropriations, objects of - page 33

IMPEACHMENT

Power of, where vested - page 28

of the Governor - page 29

of the Secretary of State - page 29

of the Treasurer - page 29

of the Comptroller - page 29

of the Judges - page 29

judgment in case of - page 29

officers to be suspended in, when - page 29

IMPRISONMENT FOR DEBT-

prohibited - page 5

for life, may be substituted for capital punishment - page 24

INAUGURATION OF GOVERNOR - page 17

INDICTMENT

Trial on, in cases of felony - page 26

INELIGIBILITY

of Senators and Representatives - page 11

of persons holding offices of profit and trust - page 11

of Collectors and others - page 11

of members of Congress and others to State Legislature - page 35

INFANTS

rights of - page 36

INFORMATION

by the Governor - page 17

INJURIES

Remedy for - page 5

INSANE PERSONS

rights of - page 36

INTEREST-

(See "Usury.")

INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS

In counties, taxes for - page 39

J

JEOPARDY OF LIFE - page 5View Index J

JOURNALS OF LEGISLATURE - page 9

JUDGES, District

appointed, how - page 23

provision for election of - page 23

term of office - page 23

residence - page 23

how removed - page 24

not to sit, when - page 25

disqualifications to sit - page 25

exchanges - page 25

salary - page 25

impeachment - page 29

Supreme

number of - page 22

appointment or election of - page 22-23

how classed - page 22

presiding judge - page 22

vacancies in - page 24

removals of - page 25

not to sit, when - page 25

disqualifications to sit - page 25

salary - page 25

impeachment - page 29

JUDGMENTS, Interlocutory-

appeals from - page 22

JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT

where vested - page 22

Supreme Court - page 22

Criminal Court - page 22

District Court - page 23-24

Justices of the Peace - page 26-27

JURISDICTION

of Supreme Court - page 22

of District Court - page 23-24

JURORS

who are qualified - page 41

JURY

To determine law and evidence, when - page 4

speedy and public trial before - page 4

trial by - page 5

to assess fines and impose punishments, when - page 24

powers over capital punishment, what - page 24

trials by, in law and equity, when - page 26

JUSTICES OF THE PEACE

election of - page 24

term of office and residence - page 27

to constitute court - page 27

jurisdiction - page 27

terms of Court - page 27

presiding justice - page 27

justices to be notaries and coroners - page 27

to appoint constables - page 27

justices commissioned, how - page 27

compensation and fees of - page 27

trials and juries before - page 27

to assess taxes - page 38

JUSTICES' PRECINCTS - page 27

L

LANDView Index L

suits to recover - page 32

titles - page 32

LAND PUBLIC

titles - page 32

surveys not returned - page 32

sales for taxes - page 37

sales of, under decree of court - page 41

heretofore given to counties - page 31

heretofore reserved for railroads - page 32

located after October 30, 1856 - page 32

certificates to be returned before January, 1875 - page 37

only to be granted to actual settlers - page 41

not over 160 acres at one time - page 32

mineral lands - page 32

homesteads donated - page 33

LAND CERTIFICATES-

to be surveyed and returned, when - page 32

vacated, when - page 32

LAND OFFICE, GENERAL

titles kept in - page 32

LAND OFFICES, SUBORDINATE

may be created - page 32

LAW AND EQUITY - page 26

LAW OF ENTAILMENT - page 6

LAW EX POST FACTO - page 5

LAW IMPAIRING OBLIGATION OF CONTRACTS - page 5

LAW OF PRIMOGENITURE - page 6

LAW RETRO-ACTIVE - page 5

LAWS DURING REBELLION - page 39

LAWS

to be revised and digested, when - page 40

suspension of - page 6

private and special - page 10-36

to be executed by Governor - page 17

to embrace but one subject - page 36

not to be revised or amended by title - page 36

LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT

what, how composed, powers, privileges and duties - page 7 to 13

style of - page 7

election of - page 8

eligibility of members - page 8-9

vacancies - page 9

origination and passage of bills by - page 10

ineligibility of members to other offices - page 11

ineligibility - page 11-35

elections to, how regulated - page 12

seat of government, how fixed - page 12

(See also "House of Representatives.")
LEGISLATURE

how convened - page 17

in case of dangerous disease or public enemy, how - page 17

by Secretary of State, when - page 19

during rebellion - page 39

Provisional, of 1866 - page 39

to give effect to Constitution - page 42

may propose amendments to Constitution - page 42

elected under this Constitution, to convene on second Monday of September, 1869 - page 45

LEGITIMACY - page 38

LIBELS

In prosecutions for, jury to determine facts - page 4

in prosecutions for publication of papers, investigating official - page 4

conduct, the truth may be given in evidence - page 4

LIBERTY OF CONSCIENCE - page 4

LIBERTY OF SPEECH AND OF THE PRESS - page 4

deprivation of - page 6

LIEN

suits on - page 23

for taxes - page 37

on articles manufactured, labor and materials - page 42

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

how and when elected - page 18

to be President of the Senate - page 18

to give casting vote - page 18

to exercise powers of Governor, when - page 19

in case of death or inability - page 19

compensation - page 19

LIFE

no person to be deprived of, except - page 5, 6

LIMITATIONS, STATUTE OF

against married women, infants and insane persons - page 36

suspension of - page 41

LIQUORS

sale of - page 42

LOTTERIES AND LOTTERY TICKETS - page 11, 40

LUNATICS

estates of - page 24

M

MANDAMUSView Index M

And other writs-issued by Supreme and District Courts - page 23

MARRIAGES - page 38

to be recorded - page 38

MARRIED WOMEN

Rights of - page 36

MATRIMONY-

rights in - page 38

MECHANICS AND ARTISANS

lien of - page 42

MILITARY

subordinate to civil authority - page 6

MILITIA

may be called out by Governor, when - page 28

MINERALS - page 33 MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL

accepting seat in Legislature - page 39

MINISTRY

not to be maintained against consent - page 4

MINORS

estates of - page 24

emancipation of - page 36

MONEY

how drawn from Treasury - page 35

account of receipts and expenditures - page 35

Treasury warrants and notes not to circulate as - page 35

MONEY BILLS

how passed - page 10

MONEY, PUBLIC

by whom kept - page 20

MONEY

Warrants for - page 20

to whom drawn - page 20

countersigned by whom - page 20

MONOPOLIES

not to be allowed - page 6

N

NEGLECTView Index N

of duty of public officers - page 35

NOTARIES PUBLIC-
(See "Justices of the Peace.")
NULL AND VOID

ordinance of secession is - page 39

laws arising thereunder are - page 39

provisions therefor - page 39

debts created by State during the rebellion are - page 40

O

OATHView Index O

of members of the Legislature - page 34

OFFICES

duration of - page 40

OFFICES

where kept - page 36

of profit and trust - page 11

what are not so deemed - page 11

two not to be held in certain cases - page 11

may be in county offices - page 11

duties to be performed, bow long - page 36

ORDERS

to go to Governor, what - page 21

OUTLAWRY - page 6

P

PARDONSView Index P

may be granted by Governor, when - page 18

PENALTIES

recovery of - page 23

PENSIONS - page 38

PEONAGE

prohibited - page 6

PERRJURY - page 34

PERPETUITIES

not allowed - page 6

PERSONAL EQUALITY - page 6

PETITION

right of - page 6

PETTY OFFENSES

punishment of - page 38

POLLS

for State, County, and District elections - page 8

where opened, and for how long - page 8

POOR HOUSES ESTABLISHED

what kind, and what for - page 38

committed to, for petty offences - page 38

POWERS OF GOVERNMENT

divided into three departments - page 7

powers of each, how exercised - page 7

Legislative - page 7 to 13

Executive - page 16 to 20

Judicial - page 21 to 28

PREAMBLE--of Bill of Rights - page 3

PRESS

liberty of - page 4

PRIESTS

accepting seats in Legislature - page 39

PRIMOGENITURE

of, not allowed - page 6

PRISONERS

bailable when, and how - page 5

PRIVILEGES

of exclusive - page 4

PROCESS—Compulsory - page 4-5 PR0TEST

by members of Legislature - page 9

PUBLIC ENEMY - page 17

PUBLIC USE

property, how taken for - page 5

PUNISHMENTS

cruel and unusual, not to be inflicted - page 5

Q

QUORUM - page 9View Index Q

R

RATIFICATIONView Index R

of Constitution - page 44

REGISTER

official, to be kept by Secretary of State - page 19

to be laid before Legislature, when - page 19

REGISTRATION OF ELECTORS - page 7

RELIGIOUS SOCIETIES-

no preference to be given by law - page 4

laws for protection of, to be passed - page 4

RELIGIOUS TEST

not required as qualification for office - page 4

REMEDY

by due course of law - page 5

REMONSTRRANCE

right of - page 6

REMOVALS -

Clerks of Supreme Court - page 23

Clerks of District Court - page 24

Constables - page 27

County and District officers - page 27

State officers, by impeachment and otherwise - page 29

Civil officers, by address - page 41

REPRESENTATIVES

to Legislature, (See "House of Representatives.")

qualifications, how elected - page 8

House to consist of ninety members - page 8

attendance may be compelled - page 8

punishment and expulsion of members - page 9

REPRIEVES

granted by governor, when - page 18

RESIDENCE

of electors - page 7

of Governor - page 18

of Attorney General - page 20

of Justice of Peace - page 27

RESIDENCE-

of District Judges - page 23

RESOLUTIONS-

what to go to Governor for approval - page 21

RETURNS

to be made to Commanding General, when - page 44-45

REVISION OF LAWS - page 40

RIGHT OF ASSEMBLY - page 6

RIGHT OF CONSCIENCE - page 4

RIGHT OF PETITION - page 6

RIGHTS

of married women - page 36

of infants - page 36

of insane persons - page 36

Private--not affected, when - page 39

ROADS AND BRIDGES - page 41

streets - page 41

how vacated - page 10

RULES OF ORDER

of Legislature, how determined - page 9

S

SALARIES - page (See " Compensation.")View Index S

SCHOLARS

who are - page 29, 30

compulsory attendance of - page 30

SCHOOL BOARD - page 30

SCHOOL DISTRICTS - page 30, 31

SCHOOL FUND - page 30, 31, 32

SCHOOL, PUBLIC

Legislature to make provisions for - page 29, 30

to be free - page 29

ages of scholars - page 29

Superintendent of

his appointment and election - page 29

term of office, and salary - page 29

duties of - page 30

board of directors - page 30

attendance of scholars - page 30, 31

fund - page 30

houses - page 31

SCHOOL HOUSES - page 31

SEAL, on Commissions - page 19

of State, what, by whom kept - page 19

SEAMEN AND MARINES, not voters, (United States Navy) - page 7

SEAT OF GOVERNMENT--

settlement of - page 12

SECESSION

Ordinance, null and void - page 39

laws founded thereon null and void - page 39

Legislatures from _1861 to 1866, without authority - page 39

provisions concerning - page 39

private right not affected - page 39

of the Provisional Legislature of 1866 - page 39

SECRETARY OF STATE

how appointed - page 19

term of office - page 19

duties of - page 19

impeachment of - page 29

SEIZURES AND SEARCHES - page 4

security from - page 4

warrant for - page 4

SENATE AND SENATORS

how chosen - page 8

term of office - page 8

how classed - page 8

expiration of terms - page 8

number of Senators - page 8-12

qualifications and eligibility - page 9

new apportionment for - page 8

(See ''House of Representatives" for powers of each House.)

President of Senate, who - page 18

SENATORS, UNITED STATES

election of - page 12

SENTENCE

may be respited, when - page 18

SERVITUDE

involuntary, except as punishment for crimes, prohibited - page 6

SESSIONS

of Supreme Court - page 23

of District Court - page 23

of Justices' Courts - page 27

of Legislature - page 8

SHERIFFS

election, term of office and salary of - page 26

incompetency and removal of - page 26

commissioning of - page 27

fees and compensation of - page 27

to collect taxes - page 38

SINKING FUND

for redemption of State or County debt - page 37

SLANDER

of evidence in certain cases - page 4

SLAVERY

prohibited - page 6

SOLDIERS

not to be quartered, where - page 41

SOLDIERS, UNITED STATES--

not voters - page 7

SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE

how elected - page 34

SPEECH, LIBERTY OF - page 4

STATE GOVERNMENT

Departments of, three - page 7

of Legislative - page 5

of Judicial - page 2

of Executive - page 16

STREETS AND ROADS

vacation of - page 10

repairs of - page 41

STYLE

of laws - page 7

of Legislature - page 7

of writs and process - page 26

SUBMISSION OF CONSTITUTION - page 44-45

SUBORDINATION

of this Constitution to the Constitution, laws and treaties of the United States - page 3

of military to civil authority - page 6

SUFFRAGE

voters, who are - page 28

age and residence of - page 28

disqualification of - page 28

free suffrage supported ad protected - page 34

duelling, effect on - page 34

bribery, perjury and forgery, effect on - page 34

absence from State - page 35

SUPERINTENDENT

of Immigration

appointment of - page 33

salary of - page 33

duties of - page 33

of Public Instruction

appointment and election of - page 29

term of office, salary and duties - page 29-30

SUPREME COURT

Judges of - page 22

how appointed - page 22

term of office - page 22

how classified - page 22

vacancies, how filled - page 22

Jurisdiction

appeals - page 22

writs of habeas corpus - page 23

writ of mandamus and other writs - page 23

facts may be inquired into, when - page 23

sessions - page 23

Clerk, ·how appointed, and term of office - page 23

how removed - page 23

to give bond - page 23

SURVEY

of surveys not returned - page 32

T

TAX AND TAXATIONView Index T

for school purposes - page 30-31

to be uniform and according to value - page 37

on incomes and occupations - page 37

liens on taxed property - page 37

sale of real estate for - page 37

for roads and bridges - page 41

TAX, POLL - page 31

TEST

religious, not required - page 4

TITLES

vacation of - page 32

of public lands, where kept - page 20

TRANSPORTATION OF IMMIGRANTS - page 33

TREASON

pardon of - page 18

TREASURER OF STATE--

election and qualifications of - page 20

term of office of - page 20

duties of - page 20

impeachment of - page 29

TREASURY NOTES AND WARRANTS

Not to issue for circulation as money - page 35

TRIAL BY JURY - page 4-5

in both law and equity, when - page 26

in cases of felony and other offenses - page 26

in District Courts - page 28

in Justices' Courts - page 27

V

VACANCYView Index V

in legislature, how filled - page 9

in Executive Department - page 17-18

in Supreme Court - page 22

in District Court - page 25-26

VENUE

change of - page 35

VOTERS- (See ''Electors.'')

VOTES

what votes to go to Governor - page 21

by ballot - page 34

viva voce - page 34

W

WARRANTSView Index W

Treasury, not to issue for circulation as money - page 35

10 per cent. decreed paid - page 40

WILLS

probate of - page 24

letters testamentary - page 24

WITNESSES

to be confronted with accused - page 4

compulsory process for - page 4-5

WORSHIP

natural and indefeasible right of - page 4

attendance on - page 4

erection and support of place of - page 4

WRITS

served by Sheriff - page 26

served by Constable - page 26

(See "Mandamus.")

(See "Habeas Corpus.")

(See “Courts.")

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