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Freedom of speech & of the

press secured 415,416

of religious worship, 415

Freeholds, 468

General fund, 563

Gen'l sessions, court of,479,480

Georgia, state of, 443

Gifts, when valid, 575

Government, defined, 38

objects of, 39

different forms of,40—53

Governor of N. York, 460, 461

compensation, 460

Great Britain,governmentof44

Guaranties to states, 338

Guardian and ward, 557

Habeas corpus, writ of, 409

Homicide, 633

House of representatives,

how constituted, 123
term of members, 123
voters how qualified 124
qualificationsof mem-
bers, 125
how appointed, 126
ratio of representa-
tion, 127
sole power to im-
peach, 131
Husband and wife, 534—549
when parties may

marry, 534

when re-marry, 535
incestuous marriage 538
grounds of divorce, 540
effect of marriage up-
on property 541—543
obligations of, 544—549
Illinois, state of, 449

Imports, 238

Indiana, state of, 446

Indian trade, 285—291

Indictment by jury, 486

Inspectors of schools, 514

Insurance companies, 627, 628

Internal improvements399—401
Judicial power U.S. 219—234
object of, 219

wherein vested, 220
tenure of ofilce, and
appointment of
judges, 220,221

extent of powers 223
Judiciary of N. York, [see

courts of N. Y.]
Juries, for courts of record,

how obtained, 484, 485

Justices' courts, 487—489
juries when allowed, 489
Jury, right of trial by, secur-
ed, 419
whence derived, 420
Justices of the peace, 516
Kentucky, state of, 444
Kidnapping, 634
Landlord and tenant, page 293
Larceny, 639
Law, defined, 23
of nature, 25,26
of revelation 27, 28
municipal, 29—31
of nations, 3'2—37
Laws, necessity of 4, 11
Legislative power of U. S.,

wherein vested, 121

Legislature of N. York, [see

constitution.]
Letters of marque and re-
prisal, 310
Liberty, defined, 17
natural, 18, 19
civil, 20
political, 21
religious, 22
Lien on property, 601
Lieutenant governor of N.

York, salary, 460

Maiming, 634

Maine, state of 431

Manifest, 248

Man, fitted for society, 4—8

for civil governm't, 9,10
Marriage, 534

Marshal, duties of, 232

Maryland, state of, 440

Massachusetts, colony of, 79
Master and apprentice, 559,559
Militia of U. States, 351—359
Militia of New York, [see

constitution.]
Mint, 308,309

officers of, 309

Mississippi, state of, 448

Missouri, state of, 451

Monarchy, defined, 43

Money, power to coin, 307
Murder, 630

Navigation, 264

encouraged by dis-
criminating duties 264

[see vessels.]
Navy of U. States, 349,350

department of, 213

New Hampshire, state of, 432
Negative power, defined, 431

absolute & qualified, 431
New Jersey, state of, 437

New states, admission of, 386
New York, when settled, 80

state of, 452—517

Nobility, titles of, may not

be granted, 414, 423

Notaries public, duties

of, 620,621

Obligation of contracts, may

not be impaired, 427

Offences against law of na-
tions, 330,338, 339
Oligarchy, defined, 42
Overseers of poor, 511
Parent and child, 550—554
Partnerships, 602—605
Passenger vessels, 268
Passport for vessels, 267
Patents, how obtained 325—329

Pennsylvania, state of, 438
Pensions, 212

Pensions, to whom granted 212
Perjury, defined, 641

subornation of, 641
Piracy and felonies, 330

slave trade, 332

Poll, meaning of, 411

Post office departm't, 360—370
Power of the government to

lay taxes, 235

to borrow money, 252
to regulate com-
merce, 263
to make laws regard-
ing naturalization
and bankrupcy, 292
to coin money, &c. 307
to punish counter-
feiting, 312
to establish post of-
fices & post roads, 360
to promote science

and useful arts, 318
[see copy rights and

patents.]
to constitute courts, 330
[see judicial powers]
to punish piracies,

&c. 330

to declare war, 340
to raise armies, 346
to legislate over ce-
ded territory 371,376
to admit new states 380
to dispose of territo-

ry, 387

to propose amend-
ments to the con-
stitution, 389
to carry into effect
its delegated pow-
ers, 395—405
President, term of office, 169
election of, 171—179

President, qualifications

of 180,181

vacancy in office pro-
vided for, 183—185
compensation, 186,187
oath of office, 188

power of pardon, 192
to make treaties, 193
to appoint officers
with advice of sen-
ate, 195
to fill vacancies 197,198
to remove officers, 199
must communicate

with congress, 200
may convene con-
gress, 201
Principal and agent, 59S—601
Promissory notes, [see bills

of exchange.]
Property, real, 561—571

personal, 572—578

Public debt, 254—261

Protecting duties, 276—279
Quarantine, signification of 275
Real estate, 561—571

Registry of vessels, 265

Republic, defined, 46

Restrictions on the powers

of congress 406—422
of states, 423—429

Revenue, defined, 235

Revenue cutter, 250

Rhode Island, state of, 436
Rights, defined, 12

natural rights, 14

political and civil, 15,16
* obbery, 638

i de, contract of, [see con-
tract of sale.]

amen, to be Americans, 269
sick provided for, 271
•.) '.rotary of state—of treas-
ury—of navy—of war.

[see the departments.]:

Secretary of state, N. Y. 462
Senate of U. States, 13Z

Senators, how chosen, 133

term of office, 134

division into classes 135
vacancies, how filled 136
qualifications of, 138
Servants, hired, 560

Sheriffs of New York, 497

Sinking fund, defined, 258

Slave trade, [see piracy.]
Smuggling, 249

South Carolina, state of, 442
Special sessions, court ot, 482
Stamp act, passage of, 90

State, department of, 205

State reeords, effect of, 385
States, restrictions on 423—429
powers reserved to, 402
Supreme court, U. S. 226—229
of state of N. Y. 477
Supervisors, duties of, 504
board of, 494

Surrogates, duties of, 499

Su rvevor general of N. Y. 466
Taxation and taxes, 236, 237
assessment of, 508,509
Territory, power of con-
gress to dispose of, 387
Town clerk, duties of, 505
Town meetings, 503
Towns, corporate powers of502
Treason against U. S. 379—384
against state of N.Y. 629
Treasurer of New York, 464
Treasury department 207—210
Treaties,by whom made 193,194
Treaty defined, 193
Union, nature of, 113—120
Vacancies, in office of pres-
ident, how to be
filled, 183, 184
in the senate, 136, 137
in the house, 130
Vermont, state of, 434
Vessels U. S. privileges of, 264
regulations concern-
ing, 265-271
foreign, 272,273
Viee president, how elected 169
to preside in senate, 139
when act as presi-
dent, 183
compensation of, 187

Virginia, state of, 441

War, power to declare,

where vested, 340
offensive &defensive340
how declared, 342

department of, 812

Washington,appointed com-
mander-in-chief 98
seat of government, 373

Virginia, when settled, 71 Weights and measures, 317

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