A Bill to Organize the Territories of Nebraska and Kansas: And the Report of the Committee on Territories. In the Senate of the United States, January 4, 1854, Mr. Douglas Made the Following Report to Accompany Bill S. 22

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Page 1 - The governor shall nominate and, by and with the advice and consent of the legislative council, appoint all officers not herein otherwise provided for; and in the first instance the governor alone may appoint all said officers, who shall hold their offices until the end of the first session of the legislative assembly...
Page 1 - The jurisdiction of the several courts herein provided for, both appellate and original, and that of the probate courts and of justices of the peace, shaU be as limited by law...
Page 4 - ... appointed and qualified, unless sooner removed by the President, and who shall execute all processes issuing from the said courts, when exercising their jurisdiction as circuit and district courts of the United States...
Page 1 - States and the provisions of this act; but no law shall be passed interfering with the primary disposal of the soil ; no tax shall be imposed upon the property of the United States ; nor shall the lands or other property of non-residents be taxed higher than the lands or other property of residents. All the laws passed by the legislative assembly and governor shall be submitted to the Congress of the United States, and if disapproved shall be null and of no effect.

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