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    • Page 1 CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE ADOPTED IN CONVENTION AT NASHVILLE, FEBRUARY 23RD A.D. 1870. PREAMBLE AND DECLARATION OF RIGHTS. Whereas, The people of the territory of the United States south of the river Ohio, having the right of...
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    • Page 2 fifteenth day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-nine, did provide for the calling of a Convention by the people of the State, to meet at Nashville, on the second Monday in January, in the year of our...
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    • Page 9 All property shall be taxed according to its value, that value to be ascertained in such manner as the Legislature shall direct, so that taxes shall be equal and uniform throughout the State. No one species of property from which a tax may...
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    • Page 19 ARTICLE XI. Miscellaneous Provisions. Section 1. All laws and ordinances now in force and use in this state, not inconsistent with this Constitution, shall continue in force and use until they shall expire or be altered or repealed by...
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    • Page 22 State, who shall hold their offices for the term herein prescribed. In the event any vacancy shall occur in the office of either of said Judges at any time after the first day of January one thousand eight hundred and seventy three; it...
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    • Page 24 A. G. McDougal, James J. Turner Malcolm McNabb, Geo. W. Walters Matt Martin, Richard Warner Jr. John H. Meeks, Wm. H. Williamson Thos. C. Morris, W. M. Wright Attest: T. E. S. Russwurm, Secretary Thomas W. Jones,...
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    • And be it enacted, That the sheriffs of the respective counties may appoint deputies in addition to those already in commission not exceeding five to a county, for the special purpose and no other of aiding in making the enumeration of the people...
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    • Constitution Of the Cherokee Nation "We the Representatives of the people of the Cherokee Nation, in Convention assembled in order to establish justice ensure tranquility, promote our common welfare, and secure to ourselves and our posterity...
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    • and the question determined in the affirmative, the Governor is requested to call the General Assembly into session as early as may be. And be it enacted, That each member of Convention shall be entitled to receive the same wages, as a member of...
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    • Article 10th Sect. 1st Knoxville shall be the Seat of Government until the year One thousand Eight hundred and two. Sect. 2d All Laws and Ordinances now in force and use in this Territory not inconsistent with this Constitution shall continue to...
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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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    • 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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    • to serve in all capacities where a free Hold is by this Constitution made a requisite qualification. Done in Convention, at Knoxville by unanimous consent, on the sixth day of February in the year of our Lord One thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety...
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    • CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE Whereas the people of the Territory of the United States, south of the river Ohio, having the right of admission into the General Government as a Member State thereof, consistent with the constitution of the...
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    • Page 6 Done in Convention at Nashville this 30th day of August in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and thirty four, and of the Independence of the United States, the fifty ninth. In testimony whereof, we have hereunto subscribed...
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