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" Laws shall be made for ascertaining, by proper proofs, the citizens who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage hereby established, and for the registration of voters ; which registration shall be completed at least ten days before each election. "
Votes and Proceedings - Page 310
by New York (State). Legislature. Senate - 1867
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Journal of the Assembly of the State of New York, Volume 2

New York (State). Legislature. Assembly - New York (State) - 1868 - 986 pages
...motion of Mr. WS Clark, Resolved, That the bill entitled "An act to repeal chapter 380 of Laws of 1859, entitled 'An act for ascertaining by proper proofs,...citizens who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage, chapter 740 of Laws of 1865, entitled An act to ascertain by proper proofs, &c., and chapter 812 of...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Appeals of the State of ..., Volume 27

New York (State). Court of Appeals, George Franklin Comstock, Henry Rogers Selden, Francis Kernan, Erasmus Peshine Smith, Joel Tiffany, Edward Jordan Dimock, Samuel Hand, Hiram Edward Sickels, Louis J. Rezzemini, Edmund Hamilton Smith, Edwin Augustus Bedell, Alvah S. Newcomb, James Newton Fiero - Law reports, digests, etc - 1868 - 672 pages
...-voter. The legislature was charged with this duty in the clause declaring that " laws shall be made for ascertaining by proper proofs the citizens who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage," thereby established. (Art. 2, 4.) The first question no doubt would be at what time this determination...
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Laws of the State of New York, Volume 1

New York (State) - Law - 1868 - 1226 pages
...amendatory thereof, and all the provisions of the act entitled " An act for ascertaining by proper proof the citizens who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage, and to prevent fraudulent voting," passed April fifteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine, and all the provisions of the act entitled...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Constitutional Convention of the ..., Volume 1

New York (State). Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1868 - 1082 pages
...States, may vote, and shall provide for the canvass and return of their votes. 3. Laws shall be made for ascertaining by proper proofs the citizens who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage hereby established. And tho Legislature shall provide that a register of all citizens entitled to the...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Constitutional Convention of the ..., Volume 1

New York (State). Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1868 - 1044 pages
...to felons and those convicted of bribery. Then the fourth section says, as now: "Laws may be passed for ascertaining by proper proofs the citizens who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage hereby established." Under this section, which seems to have been strangely lost sight of in the discussion,...
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Votes and Proceedings

New York (State). Legislature. Senate - New York (State) - 1868 - 1238 pages
...act amendatory of and supplementary to chapter 740 of the Laws of 1865, entitled 'An act to ascertain by proper proofs the citizens who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage,' passed May 13th, 1865; passed April 25, 1866,"' which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent...
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Statutes at Large of the State of New York: Comprising the Revised ..., Volume 6

New York (State) - Law - 1868 - 912 pages
...fifteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine, and all the provisions of the act entitled "An act to ascertain by proper proofs the citizens who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage," passed May thirteenth, eighteen hundred aud sixty-five, so far as the same are applicable, shall apply...
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Statutes at Large of the State of New York: Comprising the Revised ..., Volume 3

New York (State) - Law - 1869 - 1006 pages
...devolved by said laws, to be distributed to said officers, at the expense of the state. CHAP. 380. AN ACT for ascertaining by proper proofs the citizens...right of suffrage, and to prevent fraudulent voting. PASSED April 15, 1859 ; three-fifths being present. The People of tlie State of Neio York, represented...
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The Amended Constitution of the State of New York, Adopted by the Convention ...

New York (State) - 1869 - 184 pages
...other asylum, at public expense; nor while confined in any public prison. SEC. 4. Laws shall be made for ascertaining by proper proofs the citizens who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage hereby established. SEC. 5. All elections by the citizens shall be by ballot, except Election to be...
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Votes and Proceedings

New York (State). Legislature. Senate - New York (State) - 1869 - 1384 pages
...voting,' passed April 15, 1859, and chapter 740 of the Laws of 1865, entitled 'An act to ascertain by proper proofs the citizens who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage,' passed April 1-3, 1805," and as amended recommend its passage; said bill was committed to the committee...
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