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School History Of Mississippi, For Use In Public And Private Schools Franklin L. Riley

School History Of Mississippi, For Use In Public And Private Schools

Franklin L. Riley

Published June 1976
ISBN : 9780871522191
386 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ... THE CONSTITUTION or THEMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ... THE CONSTITUTION or THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI ADOPTED NOVEMBER 1, A. D. 18OO We, the people of Mississippi, in convention assembled, grateful to Almighty God, and invoking his blessing on our work, do ordain and establish this constitution. ARTICLE I.--Distribution Of Powers. Section 1. The powers of the government of the State of Mississippi shall be divided into three distinct departments, and each of them confided to a separate magistracy, to wit: those which are legislative to one- those which are judicial to another- and those which are executive to another. Section 2. No person or collection of persons, being one, or belonging to one, of these departments, shall exercise any power properly belonging to either of the others. The acceptance of an office in either of said departments shall, of itself, and at once, vacate any and all offices held by the person so accepting in either of the other departments. ARTICLE II.--Boundaries Of The State. Section 3. The limits and boundaries of the State of Mississippi are as follows, to wit: Beginning on the Mississippi River (meaning thereby the centre of said river or thread of the stream) where the southern boundary line of the State of Tennessee strikes the same, as run by B. A. Ludlow, D. W. Connelly, and W. Petrie. commissioners appointed for that purpose on the part of the State of Mississippi in A. D. 1837, and J. D. Graham and Austin Miller, commissioners appointed for that purpose on the part of the State of Tennessee- thence east along the said boundary line of the State of Tennessee to a point on the west bank of the Tennessee River, six four-pole chains south of and above the mouth of Yellow Creek- thence up the said river to the mouth of Bear Creek- thence by a direct line to what...