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Original colonies, 9.
inhabitants, 8.
jurisdiction, 210.

Orleans and Louisiana, territory of,
224.

adjourned by the king, 87.
assembles, how, 80.
formerly assembled annually, 81.
members of, not compensated,

89.

no act of, unconstitutional, 53.
term of members of, 58.
what it consists of, 55.
Passports, 188.
Patent, 228.

defined, 126.

PACIFIC, Department of the, 191.
Pardon defined, 173.

power of, withheld from the Presi- Post-roads, what considered as, 124.
dent, 173.
Posts established in modern Europe,

Pardoning power, its extent, 173.
Parliament, acts of, 9, 263.

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Post-office Department, 186, 198.
established in England, 121.
by Prideaux, 121.

present system of, 121.

United States, directed by whom,
122.

Post-offices and post-roads, 31.
established, 121.

121.

original designation of, 121.
Potomac and Pocomoke rivers, 18.
Power, executive, 155.

vested in President, 156.
judicial, 39, 206, 212.

where vested, 206.
United States, 39, 51.
of Congress, 31.
each house, 83.

to punish members, 84.
impeachment, 27.
President, 38.
States, 50.
taxation, 100.
Powers concurrent, 100.

vested in Congress, 100.
Preamble of Constitution, 54.
Presentment, 248.
Preference, none given to any State,

145.

President answerable for misconduct,
184.

can fill vacancies, 180.
commander-in-chief, 38, 172.
commissions all officers, 183.

compensation of, 171.
duration of his term, 35.

duties of, devolve on Vice Presi-
dent, 76.

election of, 155.

electors vote for, 22.

how elected, 36, 159, 162.
list of, 185.

liable to impeachment, 39, 184.
may convene Congress, 81.
message, origin of, 181.
oath of, 37, 171.

of Senate, compensation of, 90.
not member of Senate, 74.
pro tempore, 170.
vote of, 27.

who, 27.

power of, 38.

private citizen, when, 184.
pro tempore, 27.
qualifications of, 37, 168.

President, removal of, 37.
salary of, 37.
testimony of, 184.

time to vote for, 21.
voted for, 51.
who eligible for, 37.
Presidential term, 156.
commencement of, 156.
expiration of, 156.
Press, freedom of, 48.
Prideaux, Edward, institutes a post-
office, 121.

Primogeniture, law of, abolished, 12.
Privileges of citizens of each State, 41.
members of Congress, 88.
Prize defined, 131.

Prizes, proceeds of, how distributed,
132.

Proceedings of the Convention, 46.
each house determined, 29.
Property, how purchased by Congress,
139.
private, 250.
public, 224.
Proprietaries, 10.

their power, 10.

Proprietary governments, 10.
Protection certificate, 112.
Provincial colonies, names of, 10.

governments, 10.

Public lands, auction of, 227.

disposed of by Congress, 226.
survey of, 227.

QUALIFICATIONS of a representative,
59.

Quarantine defined, 114.

Quartering of soldiers prohibited, 245.
Questions, how decided, 16.
Quorum, 81, 83.

majority of each house, a, 28.

RANDOLPH, Peyton, first president of
Congress, 14.

Ratification, dates of, 23.

of Constitution, 21.
North Carolina, 22.
Rhode Island, 22.

Ratio of representation, 67.
Reconsideration of bills, 93.

Records of States, authenticated, 219.
Register, to obtain a, 111.
Registered vessel, privileges of a, 111.
Registry, certificates of, 111.
permanent, 112.
temporary, 112.
of a vessel, 110.
Regulation of coin, 31.
commerce, 31.

Records, &c. authenticated, to receive

faith and credit, 220.
manuscript, 86.

Religion, free exercise of, 242.
Religious liberty secured, 243.
test not required, 239.
Removal, &c. of the President, 37.
from office, 28.

ministers, 177.

officers cannot receive presents, Republican form of government, 42.

146.

27.

Punishment for treason, 78.

Resignation, vacancies
Restrictions upon Congress, 141.
Senate, 147.

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one for each State, 26, 65.
qualifications for, 59.

term of, 58.

whole number of, 67.
Reprieve defined, 173.
Reprisal defined, 131.

Retrospective, or retroactive laws de-
fined, 151.

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Robbery at sea, 129.
Rome, census of, 62.
Rule of apportionment, 103.
uniformity, 103.

Rules determined by each house, 83.
for land and naval forces, 32.

Senator, vote of, 27.

Senators, act under oath, when, 76.
age of, 27, 72.

classification of, 27, 71.
how chosen, 27, 70.
Sergeant-at-arms, duties of, 69.
Servants of ambassador, 180.

SALARY of Judges of Supreme Court, Sessions, confidential legislative, 85.
206.

executive, 85.

President, 37, 171.

Secretary of Navy, 196.

State, 188.

Treasury, 193.
War, 190.

Vice-President, 171.

Secretaries of Interior, list of, 201.

Navy, 197.
State, 189.

Treasury, 194.
War, 192.

Secretary of Interior, 66, 200.
salary, 201.

Navy, duty of, 196.

salary, 196.

State, duties of, 187.

salary, 188.

Treasury, duties of, 193.

salary, 193.

War, duties of, 190.

salary, 190.

Schools, land reserved for, 227.
Science and useful arts, 31.

49.

Seamen, invalid, provided for, 135.
Search-warrant, 246.

Sole power of taxation, 13.
Solicitor of the Treasury, 194.

Seas, crime committed on, 216.

Seat of government at Washington, 138. Sovereignty of each State retained, 15.
governed by Congress, 138.
Speaker of House of Commons, 69.
former, 139.
Representatives, 69, 74.
presiding officer, 69.

Special sessions of Congress, 182
Specific duties, 104.
Specification defined, 126.
Springfield, 191.

Slave-holding States, 234.
trade a piracy, 130, 141.
Slavery, no nation bound to recognise,

222.

elects its president, 74.
not permanent and hereditary, 93.
officers of, how chosen, 74.

of United States, 70.

how composed, 27.

Slaves, portion of, included, 62.

runaway, reclaimed, 222.

Smithsonian Institute, 128.
Soldiers shall not be quartered, where,

State, Department of, 186.
States, admission of new, 41.
cannot declare war, 154.

enter into treaties, 147.
lay taxes, what, 151.
committee of, 155.
eighteen new, 223.

elections held in several, 22.
faith given to public acts, 41.
formation of new, 42.

Sections of land, 227.

Senate changed gradually, 71.

Chief Justice, when president of,76. Suffrage, equal, 235.
elective, 93.

Supreme Court, 207.
judges of, 173.

majority of, not represented, 20.
number of original, 223.

of United States, 208.
Suits at common law, 50.
Survey of public lands, 227.
Surveyor of the port, 109.

on oath or affirmation, 28.

president of, not a member of, 74. TABLE showing distribution of repre-

who, 27.

sentatives, 68.

restrictions upon, 147.
tries impeachments, 28, 75.
Vice-President, president of, 73.
when powers of suspended, 71.
Senator, qualifications of, 72.

required residence of, 27, 72.
term of citizenship, 27, 72.

Tariff, 106.

Tax defined, 61.
direct, 61.

how laid, 33.

in proportion to census, 144.

indirect, 61.

on migration or importation, 141.

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Vice-President, duties of President, | WASHINGTON, 182.

when devolve on, 76, 169.
how elected, 36, 160, 163.
impeached, when, 39.
list of, 185.

office of, why created, 157.
President of Senate, 27, 73, 157.
vacates his chair, when, 74.
voted for, 51.

when entitled to vote, 73.

Virginia and Maryland appoint com-
missioners, 18.

first appoints delegates, 19.
legislature appoints commission-
ers, 18.

and Georgetown, 139.
first President, 22.
his example, 156.

Farewell Address, 279.
took the oath, 22.
War, Congress declares, 131.
declaration of, 32.
Department of, 186.

expenses of, 16.

King of England declares, 131.
levying of, 216.
Warehouse, bonded, 106.
Warrants, 246.

of search, 49.

Weights and measures, 31, 120.
William and Mary, act of, 81.
charter granted by, 11.

Vote of President of Senate, 27.
Senator, 27.

Voters qualifications of, 57.
Votes determined by yeas and nays, 94. Writ defined, 142.
electoral, 22.
Writs of election, 69.

electors, when given, 156.
under Confederation, 71.
Constitution, 71.

YEAS and nays, 85, 86.
entered, when, 29.

THE END.

STEREOTYPED BY L. JOHNSON & 00.
PHILADELPHIA.

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