The General Statutes of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations: To which are Prefixed the Constitutions of the United States and of the State

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Riverside Press, 1872 - Law - 770 pages
 

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Page 403 - I do solemnly swear that I will administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich ; and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge all the duties incumbent on me as , according to the best of my abilities and understanding, agreeably to the Constitution and laws of the United States.
Page 5 - States; to borrow money on the credit of the United States; to regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several states and with the Indian tribes; to establish a uniform rule of naturalization, and uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcies throughout the United States; to coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of...
Page 255 - ... and the name and place of business of the seller. Nor shall it be lawful for any person to sell or deliver any poison enumerated in schedules " A " and
Page 22 - A majority of each house shall constitute a quorum to do business; but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day, and may compel the attendance of absent members in such manner, and under such penalties, as each house may provide.
Page 37 - Every male citizen of the United States, of the age of twenty-one years, who has had his residence and home in this State...
Page 4 - SEC. 4. The times, places and manner of holding elections for senators and representatives, shall be prescribed in each state by the legislature thereof; but the congress may at any time by law make or alter such regulations, except as to the places of choosing senators.
Page 22 - Each house may determine the rules of its proceedings, punish its members for disorderly behavior, and, with the concurrence of two-thirds, expel a member, but not a second time for the same cause ; and shall have all other powers necessary for a branch of the legislature of a free state.
Page 206 - In estimating such confinement the time during which the animals have been confined without such rest on connecting roads from which they are received shall be included, it being the intent of this section to prohibit their continuous confinement beyond the period of twenty-eight hours, except upon contingencies hereinbefore stated.
Page 513 - ... or places him under the power or control of another, or conceals or changes the place of his confinement or restraint, or removes him without the jurisdiction of the court or judge issuing the writ, is guilty of a misdemeanor.
Page 374 - Car. 2, c. 3, s. 6. provides that " no devise in writing of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, nor any clause thereof, shall at any time after the said 24th day of June, be revocable, otherwise than by some other will or codicil in writing, or other writing declaring the same, or by burning, cancelling, tearing, or obliterating the same by the testator himself, or in his presence, and by his directions and consent...

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