Laws, Volume 1

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Contents

An Act providing for the punishment of the crimes of Murder
53
Punishment of simple larceny
64
An Act against Blasphemy and profane Cursing and Swearing
71
Punishment of adultery
78
An Act against Forgery and Counterfeiting
79
An Act respecting the wilful destruction and casting away
87
Where vessel cargo and freight are insufficient
92
Suits against winners how to be conducted
98
An Act against selling unwholesome Provisions
104
An Act for the prevention of damage by Fire and the safe keeping
112
Worms or heads not to be made of base metal under
117
Convicts
123
clearly expressed or designed to be otherwise
128
When facts are contested trial to be had in usual
135
Children c not named in the will of their parents
141
Executors and administrators having so recovered
149
An Act for the better managing Lands Wharves and other
154
An Act for the support and regulation of Mills
172
An Act directing the manner of conveyance to be used by Coun
178
Tenant not to make strip and waste
182
If defendant recover judgment costs to be paid
187
Courts may remit all or part of the penalty
191
Administrator to account for personal estate as
196
Judge to allow meet compensation to commission
204
If executor or administrator neglect to raise mon
207
Appeal allowed from all decrees orders c
221
An Act respecting Executors Administrators and Guardians
227
An Act to prevent Frauds and Perjury
240
An Act establishing a Supreme Judicial Court within this
241
An Act in addition to an Act establishing a Supreme Judicial
247

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Page 18 - day of March next following, then the Vice President shall act as President, as in the case of the death, or other constitutional disability of the President. 2. The person having the greatest number of votes as Vice President, shall be the Vice President, if such number be a majority
Page 2 - those present, be entered on the journal. 4. Neither House, during the session of Congress, shall, without the consent of the other, adjourn for more than three days, nor to any other place than that in which the two Houses shall be sitting. SECT. VI. 1. The Senators and Representatives shall receive
Page 19 - and have certain natural, inherent and unalienable rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and of pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness. SEC. 2. All power is inherent in the people ; all free
Page 238 - of another person, or to charge any person upon any agreement made upon consideration of marriage, or upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year, from the making thereof; and no action shall hereafter be maintained upon any contract for the
Page 29 - to which the concurrence of both Houses may be necessary, except on a question of adjournment, which shall have passed both Houses, shall be presented to the Governor, and if he approve, he shall sign it; if not, he shall return it with his objections to the House, in which it shall have original-
Page 20 - molested or restrained in his person, liberty or estate, for worshipping God in the manner and season most agreeable to the dictates of his own conscience, nor for his religious professions or sentiments, provided he does not disturb the public peace, nor obstruct others in their religious worship ; — and all persons demeaning themselves peaceably, as good members
Page 238 - That no action shall be brought whereby to charge an executor or administrator, upon any special promise, to answer damages out of his own estate ; or whereby to charge the defendant, upon any special promise, to answer for the debt, default or misdoings of another person,
Page 18 - the list, the Senate shall choose the Vice President : a quorum for the purpose shall consist of two thirds of the whole number of Senators, and a majority of the whole number shall be necessary to a choice. 3. But no person constitutionally ineligible to the office of President, shall be eligible to the office of Vice President of the United States.
Page 192 - paid to the said and his successors in said office; to the true payment whereof, we do bind ourselves and each of us, our, and each of our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, by these presents. Sealed with our seals. Dated the day of , in the year of
Page 2 - their respective Houses, and in going to, or returning from the same; and for any speech or debate in either House, they shall not be questioned in any other place. 2. No Senator or Representative shall, during

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