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Page 103 - You do swear (or affirm) that you will fully and truly answer all such questions as shall be put to you touching your place of residence and qualifications as an elector.
Page 89 - ... (2.) To sue and be sued, complain and defend, in any court of law or equity. (3.) To make and use a common seal, and alter the same at pleasure. (4.) To hold, purchase, and convey, such real and personal estate as the purposes of the corporation shall require, not exceeding the amount limited in its charter.
Page 18 - I do solemnly swear, (or affirm, as the case may be,) that I will support the constitution of the United States, and the constitution of the state of New- York ; and that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of according to the best of my ability.
Page 98 - A widow shall be endowed of the third part of all the lands whereof her husband was seized of an estate of inheritance at any time during the marriage, unless she shall have lawfully released her right thereto.
Page 89 - To make by-laws, not inconsistent with any existing law, for the management of its property, the regulation of its affairs, and for the...
Page 13 - Upon conviction for treason, he shall have power to suspend the execution of the sentence, until the case shall be reported...
Page 39 - But no man of color, unless he shall have been for three years a citizen of this State, and for one year next preceding any election shall have been seized and possessed of a freehold estate of the value of two hundred and fifty dollars, over and above all debts and incumbrances charged thereon, and shall have been actually rated and paid a tax thereon, shall be entitled to vote at such election.
Page 82 - ... to lay such tax on the taxable inhabitants of the district as the meeting shall deem sufficient to purchase or lease a suitable site for a schoolhouse, and to build, hire, or purchase such school-house, and to keep in repair and furnish the same with necessary fuel and appendages ; and to repeal, alter and modify their proceedings from time to time as occasion may require.
Page 10 - States, or an officer under any city government; and if any person shall, after his election as a member of the Legislature, be elected to Congress, or appointed to any office, civil or military, under the government of the United States, or under any city government, his acceptance thereof shall vacate his seat.