House Journal

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Page 25 - All courts shall be open, and every man for an injury done him in his lands, goods, person, or reputation, shall have remedy by due course of law, and right and justice administered without sale, denial, or delay.
Page 12 - Property does become clothed with a public interest when used in a manner to make it of public consequence and affect the community at large. When, therefore, one devotes his property to a use in which the public has an interest, he, in effect, grants to the public an interest in that use, and must submit to be controlled by the public for the common good, to the extent of the interest he has thus created. He may withdraw his grant by discontinuing the use; but, so long as he maintains the use, he...
Page 2 - ... stations or station houses, or any change in its rates of fare for transporting freight or passengers, or any change in the mode of operating its road and conducting its business is reasonable and expedient in order to promote the security, convenience and accommodation of the public...
Page 98 - ... shall be, to all intents and purposes, the child and heir at law of the person so adopting him or her, entitled to all the rights and privileges and subject to all the obligations of a child of such person begotten in lawful wedlock...
Page 82 - Company," and by said corporate name shall be capable in law to buy, receive by gift, hold, sell, and convey real and personal estate, as hereinafter provided, make contracts, sue and be sued, to make by-laws, and to do all lawful acts properly incident to a corporation, and necessary and proper to the transaction of the business for which it is incorporated, and to have and use a common seal, and the same to alter and destroy at its pleasure, and shall have perpetual succession of members.
Page 41 - We desire to call the attention of the General Assembly to the fact, that...
Page 40 - There shall be elected at the general election in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two, three members of a State board of education ; one for two years, one for four years, and one for six years...
Page 101 - An Act to prevent extortion and unjust discrimination in the rates charged for the transportation of passengers and freights on railroads in this state, and to punish the same, and prescribe a mode of procedure and rules of evidence in relation thereto...
Page 3 - Be it further enacted, that the said commissioners shall have the right to pass free of charge, in the performance of their duties on all the rail roads in the State, and to take with them any person in their official employment.
Page 102 - Bills may originate in either house; but may be amended, altered or rejected by the other. No bill shall become a law, which embraces more than one subject; that subject to be expressed in the title. All acts which repeal, revive or amend former laws, shall recite in their caption or otherwise, the title or substance of the law repealed, revived or amended.

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