Digest of Election Cases: Cases of Contested Elections in the House of Representatives, Forty-seventh Congress, from 1880 to 1882, Inclusive
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1883 - 692 pages
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
admitted Alabama alleged allowed answer appears appointed asked authority ballot-box ballots called candidate Cannon canvassers cast certificate charge claimed clerk closed colored commissioners committee Congress Constitution contestant correct court crowd Delegate Democratic depositions district duty election electors entitled evidence examined fact fraud further George give given ground hand held hold House illegal inspectors James John judge Lowe majority managers marks matter names notice objection officers party persons poll-list polls precinct present proof prove qualifications question reason received Record referred refused registration rejected Representative Republican residence result returns rule seat shown shows statement statute supervisor taken Territory testifies testimony ticket tion told took true United vote voters votes cast witness
Page 608 - ... that it is bona fide his Intention to become a citizen of the United States, and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty, and particularly, by name to the prince, potentate, state or sovereignty of which the alien may be at the time a citizen or subject.
Page 348 - It is a maxim not to be disregarded that general expressions, in every opinion, are to be taken in connection with the case in which those expressions are used. If they go beyond the case, they may be respected, but ought not to control the judgment in a subsequent suit when the very point is presented for decision.
Page 608 - ... that he will support the Constitution of the United States, and that he doth absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty whatever, and particularly, by name, the prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty whereof he was before a citizen or subject ; which proceedings shall be recorded by the clerk of the court.
Page 20 - ... and every written one in the term "depose"; signature or subscription includes mark, when the person cannot write, his name being written near it by a person who writes his own name as a witness...
Page 608 - States three years next preceding his arriving at that age, and who has continued to reside therein to the time he may make application to be admitted a citizen thereof, may,- after he arrives at the age of twenty-one years, and after he has resided five years within the United States, including the three years of his minority, be admitted a citizen of the United States...
Page 636 - That the Constitution, and all Laws of the United States which are not locally inapplicable, shall have the same force and effect within the said Territory of Nebraska as elsewhere within the United States...
Page 658 - An act to establish an uniform rule of naturalization; and to repeal the act heretofore passed on that subject.
Page 91 - Those who shall have been convicted of treason, embezzlement of public funds, malfeasance in office, larceny, bribery, illegal voting or other crime punishable by hard labor or imprisonment in the penitentiary, idiots and insane persons.
Page 120 - The ballot shall be a paper ticket, which shall contain, written or printed, or partly written and partly printed, the names of the persons for whom the elector intends to vote, and shall designate the office to which each person so named is intended by him to be chosen...
Page 655 - The person having the greatest number of votes shall be declared by the governor duly elected, and a certificate shall be given accordingly. Every such Delegate shall have a seat in the House of Representatives, with the right of debating, but not of voting.