Can a Negro Hold Office in Georgia?

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Daily Intelligence Book and Job Office, 1869 - 179페이지

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55 페이지 - The right of a citizen of one state to pass through, or to reside in any other state, for purposes of trade, agriculture, professional pursuits, or otherwise...
12 페이지 - ... The right of a citizen of one State, to pass through or to reside in any other State, for purposes of trade, agriculture, professional pursuits, or otherwise ; to claim the benefit of the writ of habeas corpus ; to institute and maintain actions of any kind in the courts of the State ; to take, hold, and dispose of property, either real or personal ; and an exemption from higher taxes or impositions' than are paid by the other citizens of the State...
12 페이지 - The inquiry is, what are the privileges and immunities of citizens in the several States ? We feel no hesitation in confining these expressions to those privileges and immunities which are, in their nature, fundamental ; which belong, of right, to the citizens of all free governments, and which have, at all times, been enjoyed by the citizens of the several States which compose this Union from the time of their becoming free, independent, and sovereign.
139 페이지 - Each House shall determine the rules of its proceedings, and be the judge of the election, returns and qualifications of its members...
137 페이지 - In all elections, every white male citizen above the age of twenty-one years, having resided in the state one year next preceding any election, shall be entitled to vote at such election ; and every white male inhabitant of the age aforesaid, who may be a resident of the state at the time of the adoption of this constitution, shall have the right of voting as aforesaid...
57 페이지 - Neither does it apply to a person who, being the citizen of a State, migrates to another State. For then he becomes subject to the laws of the State in which he lives, and he is no longer a citizen of the State from which he removed. And the State in which he resides may then, unquestionably, determine his status or condition, and place him among the class of persons who are not recognized as citizens, but belong to an inferior and subject race ; and may deny him the privileges and immunities enjoyed...
137 페이지 - Constitution is actually contained in an entirely separate document, the Constitution of the United States, which provides in Article VI, section 2, that "This Constitution, and the laws of the United States which shall be made in pursuance thereof, and all treaties made. . . under the authority of the United States, shall be the supreme law of the land; and the judges in every State shall be bound thereby, anything in the Constitution or laws of any State to the contrary notwithstanding.
119 페이지 - ... every Indian born within the territorial limits of the United States who has voluntarily taken up within said limits, his residence separate and apart from any tribe of Indians therein and has adopted the habits of civilized life, is hereby declared to be a citizen of the United States, and is entitled to all the rights, privileges, and immunities of such citizens...
120 페이지 - It is said that the word officium principally implies a duty, and in the next place the charge of such duty, and that it is a rule that, where one man hath to do with another's affairs against his will, and without his leave, that this is an office, and he who is in it is an officer...
86 페이지 - Undoubtedly, a person may be a citizen, that is, a member of the community who form the sovereignty, although he exercises no share of the political power, and is incapacitated from holding particular offices. Women and minors, who form a part of the political family, cannot vote ; and when a property qualification is required to vote or hold a particular office, those who have not the necessary qualification cannot vote or hold the office, yet they are citizens.

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