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Page 148 - One of the original members shall be appointed for a term of one year, one for a term of two years, one for a term of three years...
Page 114 - ... sealed to the seat of government of the United States, directed to the President of the Senate. The President of the Senate shall, in the presence of the Senate and House of Representatives, open all the certificates, and the votes shall then be counted.
Page 130 - ... one for the term of one year, one for the term of two years, and one for the term of three years ; and one member of said board shall be elected annually thereafter, who shall hold his office for three years.
Page 119 - A number of electors of President and Vice President equal to the whole number of Senators and Representatives in Congress to which the District would be entitled if it were a State, but in no event more than the least populous State...
Page 119 - ... their attendance may be enforced in the same manner, and they shall be subject to the same penalties as if served with a subpoena in behalf of the commonwealth in a criminal prosecution pending before such court or trial justice.
Page 96 - You do solemnly swear (or affirm) that you are a citizen of the United States...
Page 136 - ... unless he had the right to vote on the first day of May in the year eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, require him to write his name in the general register and to read in such manner as to show that he is neither prompted nor reciting from memory.
Page 99 - If a voter marks more names than there are persons to be elected to an office, or if, for any reason, it is impossible to determine the voter's choice for any office to be filled, his ballot shall not be counted for such office.
Page 148 - ... hold office for the term of three years and until his successor is appointed and qualified...