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Page 48 - The state shall never contract any debt for works of internal improvement, or be a party in carrying on such works; but whenever grants of land or other property shall have been made to the state, especially dedicated by the grant to particular works of internal improvement, the state may carry on such particular works and shall devote thereto the avails of such grants, and may pledge or appropriate the revenues derived from such works in aid of their completion.
Page 363 - The navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same, shall be common highways, and forever free, as well to the inhabitants of the said territory, as to the citizens of the United States, and those of any other states that may be admitted into the confederacy, without any tax, impost, or duty therefor.
Page 55 - State : that the said scrip bears interest at the rate of twelve per cent per annum, payable annually, on the first day of January, at...
Page 314 - In vain may it be urged, that the good of the individual ought to yield to that of the community ; for it would be dangerous to allow any private man, or even any public tribunal, to be the judge of this common good, and to decide whether it be expedient or no. Besides, the public good is in nothing more essentially interested, than in the protection of every individual's private rights, as modelled by the municipal law.
Page 303 - ... state, for the support of common schools therein, in some just proportion to the number of children and youth resident therein, between the ages of four and twenty years, and no appropriation shall be made from the school fund to any city or town, for the year in which said city or town shall fail to raise such tax, nor to any school district for the year in which a school shall not be maintained at least three months.
Page 51 - ... damages which may be alleged to have been caused by the destruction of their property by reason of a canal which was cut by the order and direction of the levee commissioners, diverting the waters of the American River into the Sacramento River, under and by virtue of the authority conferred upon them by an act of the legislature of said state, entitled ' An act concerning the construction and repair of levees in Sacramento County, and the mode of raising revenue therefor, approved April 9, 1862.
Page 312 - An act to enable the people of WisconsIn territory to form a constitution and state government, and for the admission of such state Into the Union...
Page 304 - States, the superintendent shall apportion the school moneys to be annually distributed amongst the several counties of the state, and the share of each county, amongst its respective towns and cities.
Page 312 - July, and he shall in all things have and exercise the same jurisdiction and powers which were by law given to the judge of the Kentucky district, under an act entitled " An act to establish the judicial courts of the United States.