Taylor's legislative history and souvenir of Connecticut

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Page xiii - The house of representatives shall have the sole power of impeachment, and all impeachments shall be tried by the senate. When sitting for that purpose, the senators shall be upon oath or affirmation; and no person shall be convicted without the concurrence of two-thirds of the members present.
Page xii - The fund called the SCHOOL FUND shall remain a perpetual fund, the interest of which shall be inviolably appropriated to the support and encouragement of the public or common schools throughout the State, and for the equal benefit of all the people thereof.
Page xiv - ... if it shall appear, in a manner to be provided by law, that a majority of the electors present at such meetings shall have approved such amendments, the same shall be valid, to all intents and purposes, as a part of this Constitution.
Page ix - ... and the names of the members voting for and against the bill shall be entered on the...
Page xiii - Treason against the state, shall consist only in levying war against it, or adhering to its enemies, giving them aid and comfort. No person shall be convicted of treason, unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court. No conviction of treason, or attainder, shall work corruption of blood, or forfeiture.
Page ix - He shall, from time to time, give to the general assembly information of the state of the commonwealth, and recommend to their consideration such measures as he shall judge expedient...
Page ix - Every bill which shall have passed both Houses of the General Assembly shall be presented to the Governor.
Page xiv - All laws now in force in the territory of Wisconsin, which are not repugnant to this constitution, shall remain in force until they expire by their own limitation, or be altered or repealed by the legislature.
Page vii - The districts, when established, shall continue the same until the session of the General Assembly next after the completion of the next census of the United States...
Page v - That all power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority and instituted for their peace, safety and happiness.