Laws, Joint Resolutions and Memorials Passed at the ... Session of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Nebraska

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Robert W. Furnas, territorial printer, 1860 - Law
 

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Page 6 - States. 2. A person charged in any State with treason, felony, or other crime, who shall flee from justice, and be found in another State, shall, on demand of the Executive Authority of the State from which he fled, be delivered up, to be removed to the State having jurisdiction of the crime.
Page 13 - That nothing in this Act contained shall be construed to impair the rights of person or property now pertaining to the Indians in said Territory, so long as such rights shall remain unextinguished by treaty between the United States and such Indians...
Page 30 - March sixth, eighteen hundred and twenty, which, being inconsistent with the principle of non-intervention by Congress with slavery in the states and territories, as recognized by the legislation of eighteen hundred and fifty, commonly called the compromise measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any territory or state, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate...
Page 23 - Indians in said territory, so long as such rights shall remain unextinguished by treaty between the United States and such Indians, or to include any territory which, by treaty with any Indian tribe, is not, without the consent of said tribe, to be included within the territorial limits or jurisdiction of any state or territory...
Page 17 - of said Territory shall be vested in a supreme court, district courts, probate courts, and in justices of the peace. The supreme court shall consist of a chief justice and two associate justices, any two of whom shall constitute a quorum...
Page 17 - The jurisdiction of the several courts herein provided for, both appellate and original, and that of the probate courts and of justices of the peace, shall be as limited by law: Provided, That justices of the peace shall not have jurisdiction of any matter in controversy, when the title or boundaries of land may be in dispute, or where the debt or sum claimed shall exceed one hundred dollars ; and the said supreme and district courts, respectively, "shall possess chancery as well as common law jurisdiction.
Page 17 - The governor shall nominate, and, by and with the advice and consent of the legislative council, appoint all officers not herein otherwise provided for ; and in the first instance the governor alone may appoint all said officers, who shall hold their offices until the end of the first session of the legislative assembly...
Page 7 - ... of the independence of the United States of America the twelfth. In witness whereof, we have hereunto subscribed our names.
Page 25 - ... the time, place, and manner of holding and conducting all elections by the people, and the apportioning the representation in the several counties or districts to the Council...
Page 26 - The said Territory' shall be divided into three judicial districts, and a district court shall be held in each of said districts by one of the justices of the Supreme Court...

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