Journal of the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Volume 93

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Eagle Graphics, Legislative Printers., 1872
 

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Page 544 - I do solemnly swear that I will administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich; and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge all the duties incumbent on me as , according to the best of my abilities and understanding agreeably to the Constitution and laws of the United States.
Page 569 - The rules of parliamentary practice, comprised in Jefferson's Manual, shall govern the House in all cases to which they are applicable, and in which they are not inconsistent with the standing rules and orders of the House, and joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives.
Page 561 - The rules of proceedings in the house shall be observed in a Committee of the Whole House, so far as they may be applicable, except the rule limiting the times of speaking ; but no member shall speak twice to any question until every member choosing to speak shall have spoken.
Page 556 - When a resolution shall be offered, or a motion made, to refer any subject, and different committees shall be proposed, the question shall be taken in the following order : The Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union ; the Committee of the Whole House; a Standing Committee; a Select Committee.
Page 553 - He shall propound all questions, in the order in which they are moved, unless the subsequent motion be previous in its nature : except that, in naming sums and fixing times, the largest sum and the longest time shall be put first.
Page 309 - Resolved, That his excellency the governor be requested to transmit a copy of 'the foregoing preamble and resolution to...

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