Proceedings of the Senate Sitting for the Trial of William W. Belknap, Late Secretary of War, on the Articles of Impeachment Exhibited by the House of Representatives
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1876 - 1166 pages
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accused adopted amendment answer appears application appointed argument articles of impeachment authority Belknap called CARPENTER Chair charged citizen civil officers claimed clause committed committee common consideration considered Constitution construction conviction counsel course court crimes criminal debate defendant Department disqualification duty England Evans evidence executive express fact follows further give given Government grant guilty hold honor House of Representatives issue Judge judgment jurisdiction justice letter liable limited Manager MCMAHON Marsh matter meaning ment military motion move necessary o'clock object offense opinion party person plea pleadings power of impeachment present PRESIDENT pro tempore proceed proceedings provisions punishment question reason received referred regard relating removal from office resignation respondent rule Secretary Senate sole submitted suppose taken term tion trial tribunal true United vote witness York
Page 398 - It is manifest that it was not left to the legislative power to enact any process which might be devised. The article is a restraint on the legislative as well as on the executive and judicial powers of the government, and cannot be so construed as to leave congress free to make any process « due process of law
Page 27 - EP his attorney, comes and defends the wrong and injury, when, etc., and says, that the said declaration and the matters therein contained in manner and form as the same are above stated and set forth...
Page 376 - Their judgment, however, shall not extend further than to removal from office, and disqualification to hold or enjoy any place of honor, trust, or profit, under this Commonwealth : But the party, so convicted, shall be, nevertheless, liable to indictment, trial, judgment and punishment, according to the laws of the land.
Page 362 - The governor, and all other civil officers under this State, shall be liable to impeachment for...
Page 274 - No person shall be held to answer for a capital or otherwise infamous crime unless on a presentment or indictment of a grand jury, except in cases arising in the land and naval forces, or in the militia when in actual service in time of war or public danger...
Page 628 - States, and do authorize and empower him to execute and fulfill the duties of that office according to Law; and to have and to hold the said office with all the powers, privileges and emoluments to the same of right appertaining during the pleasure of the President of the United States for the time being.
Page 164 - Art. 95. Conduct unbecoming an officer and gentleman. Any officer or cadet who is convicted of conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman shall be dismissed from the service.
Page 567 - Congress or officer convicted of a violation of this section, shall, moreover, be disqualified from holding any office of honor, profit, or trust under the Government of the United States.