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    • Page 12 in the manner and according to the rules prescribed in case of a Bill. ARTICLE IV. Elections. Section 1. Every male person of the age of twenty-one years, being a citizen of the United States, and a resident of this State for twelve...
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    • Page 13 and Secretary of State, shall be liable to impeachment, whenever they may, in the opinion of the House of Representatives, commit any crime in their official capacity which may require disqualification; but judgment shall only extend to...
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    • Sect. 3d He shall be at least twenty five years of age, and possess a freehold Estate of five hundred acres of land, and have been a Citizen or Inhabitant of this State four years next before his election unless he shall have been absent on the...
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    • the peace be privileged from arrest during their attendance at elections and the General Council, and in going to or returning from the same. In all elections by the people the electors shall vote Vi-Va-Voce. Elections for members to the General...
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    • the purpose of raising a revenue. Section All Bills. making appropriations shall originate in the Committee; but the Council may propose amendments or reject the same. Section 18. All the Bills may originate in either House, Subject to the...
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    • be liable to indictment trial judgment & punishment according to law. Section The supreme executive power of this nation, shall be vested in a Principal Chief who shall be chosen by the Genl. Council and shall hold his office four years to be...
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    • until the disability be removed or a principal Chief shall be elected the Principal Chief and assistant Principal Chief shall at stated times receive for their services a com-pensation which shall neither be increased or diminished during the...
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    • virtue of his office aid & advise the principal Chief in the administration of the Government at all times during his continuance in office. Section Vacancies that may happen in offices the appointment of which is vested in the general council,...
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    • shall be a law unless sent back within three days after their next meeting. Section Members of the General Council and all officers Executive & Judicial shall be bound by oath to support the Constitution of this Nation and to perform the duties of...
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    • Section The Resolutions and advice of the Council shall be recorded in a Register and signed by the members agreeing thereto, which may be called for, by either House of the General Council, and any Counselor may enter his dissent, to the...
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    • Article 1st. The Judicial powers shall be vested in a Supreme Court, and such Circuit and inferior Courts as the General Council may from time to time ordain and establish. Article 2nd. The Supreme Court, shall consist of three Judges, any two...
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    • Art. 10. No Judge shall sit on the trial of any cause, where the parties shall be connected with him by affinity, or consanguinity, except by consent of the parties. In case all the Judges of the Supreme Court, shall be entrusted in the event, if...
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    • the exercise of his pastoral functions, shall be eligible to the office of Principal Chief or a seat in either House of the General Council. Art. 17. No person who denies the being of God, of future state of rewards and punishments, shall hold any...
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    • interest touching the rights of the citizens of this nation, which may require attention of the United States Government. The principal Chief shall keep a friendly correspondence with government through the medium of the proper officers. Art. 20....
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    • The appointment of all officers not otherwise directed by this constitution, shall be vested in the legislature. All Laws in force in this nation at the passing of this constitution shall so continue until altered or repealed by the Legislature...
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    • We do likewise authorize and require the Governors and Commanders in Chief of all our said Colonies upon the Continent of North America to grant the like Quantities of Land, and upon the same conditions, to such reduced Officers of our Navy of like...
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    • Nations or Tribes of Indians with whom We are connected, and who live under our Protection, should not be molested or disturbed in the Possession of such Parts of Our Dominions and Territories as, not having been ceded to or purchased by Us, are...
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    • And. We do further strictly enjoin and require all Persons whatever who have either wilfully or inadvertently seated themselves upon any Lands within the Countries above described. or upon any other Lands which, not having been ceded to or...
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