Cases of Controverted Elections: Determined in Committees of the House of Commons, in the Second Parliament of the Reign of Queen Victoria ...

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Saunders and Benning, 1839 - Contested elections - 718 pages
 

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Page 580 - A Senator shall not be capable of being elected or of sitting or voting as a Member of the House of Commons.
Page 693 - ... [Mr. KING'S] congressional experience, he did not know of a single instance in which this rule had been departed from, until now. But there has been a departure from this usage, sanctioned by justice and undeviating practice, which had giv-en to it the force and obligation of law ; and he [Mr. KING] felt it to be his duty to call the attention of the Senate to this most objectionable innovation. Yesterday a bill was reported from the House of Representatives for the chartering of a fiscal corporation....
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Page 455 - July in such year, nor unless such person, where such premises are situate in any parish or township in which there shall be a rate for the relief of the poor, shall have been rated in respect of such premises to all rates for the relief of the poor in such parish or township made during the time of such his occupation so required as aforesaid...
Page 668 - I was on the continent," he wrote, " been, without my knowledge, elected a burgess to serve in the present Parliament for the borough...
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Page 307 - Register as aforesaid, or that he has previously voted at the same Election, or that he has not the same Qualification for which his Name was originally inserted in such Register, or except by reason of such Person refusing to take the said oath or make the said Affirmation, or to take or make the Oath or Affirmation against Bribery, or any other Oath or Affirmation now...
Page 407 - ... to vote at any election of a member to serve in Parliament, or during the time a sencehe shall be returning from such election.
Page 42 - I have just received your letter, my dear Romilly, and I am delighted that a scruple of conscience should have procured me the interesting account of what took place in the House of Commons on the subject of the slave trade. I had forgotten to tell you that I had joined the Society of the Friends of the Negroes at Paris, that I might myself see the spirit which animated them, and what might be expected from them. se flatter. C'est un foible commencement ; elle...
Page 452 - The election of a member to serve in Parliament for the borough of Greenwich, in the room of Mr.