Journal of the Proceedings of the Legislative-Council of the State of New-Jersey, Volume 64

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Page 11 - STANDING COMMITTEES "(1) The following standing committees shall be appointed at the commencement of each Congress, with leave to report by bill or otherwise...
Page 65 - The History of Modern Europe : with a View of the Progress of Society, from the Rise of the Modern Kingdoms to the Peace of Paris, in 1763. By William Russel, LL.D.: and a Continuation of the History to the present Time, by William Jones, Esq.
Page 64 - PALESTINE, OR THE HOLY LAND. From the Earliest Period to the Present Time. By the Rev. M. RUSSELL, LL.D.
Page 81 - Among the prisoners there are many who exhibit a child-like simplicity, which shows them to be less acute than when they entered. In all who have been more than a year in the prison, some of these effects have been observed. Continue the confinement for a longer time, and give them no other exercise of the mental faculties than this kind of imprisonment affords, and the most accomplished rogue will lose his capacity for depredating with success upon the community.
Page 267 - ... pecuniary difficulties which so much oppress some of our sister states — the course pursued by your immediate predecessors on this subject will, I have no doubt, be scrupulously adhered to. In March, 1839, I was authorised by a joint resolution of the legislature, to appoint commissioners to ascertain, as accurately as practicable, the number, age, sex and condition of the lunatics of this state, and the best means for...
Page 22 - I forwarded shortly after their passage copies of the resolution, together with the report on that subject to each of the Senators and Representatives in Congress, from this State, and to the respective Governors of the several states of the Union. The interest of the old states in this immense inheritance, earned by the valor of our father*, can never be surrendered without a struggle.
Page 64 - Sidereal Heavens, And other Subjects connected with Astronomy, as illustrative of the Character of the Deity, and of an Infinity of Worlds With Engravings.
Page 111 - The police power under the American constitutional system has been left to the states. It has always belonged to them and was not surrendered by them to the general government, nor directly restrained by the constitution of the United States. Each State has the power therefore to regulate the relative rights and duties of all persons, individuals and corporations, within its jurisdiction, for the public convenience and the public good. The only limit to its exercise in the enactment of...
Page 12 - The previous question shall be in this form, " Shall the main question be now put ?'' It shall only be admitted when demanded by a majority of the members present, and...
Page 64 - Physiology. The Principles of Physiology applied to the Preservation of Health, and the Improvement of Physical and Mental Education. By ANDREW COMBE.

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