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C. M. BROSNAN, delegate from Storey county.
JOHN H. KINKEAD, delegate from Ormsby county.
GEO. A. HUDSON, delegate from Lyon county.
ISRAEL CRAWFORD, delegate from Ormsby county.
A. J. LOCKWOOD, delegate from Ormsby county.'
H. G. PARKER, delegate from Lyon county.
J. H. WARWICK, delegate from Lander county.
C. E. DE LONG, delegate from Storey county.
LLOYD FRIZELL, delegate from Storey county.
GEO. A. NOURSE, delegate from Washoe county.
B. S. MASON, delegate from Esmeralda county.
ALMON HOVEY, delegate from Storey county.
THOMAS FITCH, delegate from Storey county.
J. W. HAINES, delegate from Douglas county.

Certificate. State of Nevada, Department of State, ss.:

I, JOHN M. DORMER, Secretary of State of the State of Nevada, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true, full and correct copy of the existing Constitution of the State of Nevada, as the same appears in the enrolled Acts in my office.

In witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the Great Seal of State. Done at office, in Carson City, Nevada, this fifteenth day of August, one thousand eight hundred and ninety. (Seal.) JOHN M. DORMER,

Secretary of State.






Bill of Rights. Article 1. All men are born equally free. 2. They have certain inherent

rights. 3. When men enter into a state of

society they surrender up some of their natural rights to that

society. 4. Some are unalienable.- Of this

kind are the rights of con

science. 5. Freedom of religious thought

and worship. 6. The rights of religious societies. 7. The people of this State have

the sole and exclusive right of

governing themselves. 8. All magistrates and officers of

government are accountable to

the people. 9. No office shall be hereditary. 10. The government is instituted for

common benefit. 11. All elections to be free. 12. The rights of every member of

the community. 13. Those who shall not be com

pelled to bear arms. 14. Right and justice to be free and

without denial. 15. No subject shall be held to answer for any

crime until fully and plainly described to

him. 16. No person in jeopardy twice for

the same offense. 17. In criminal prosecutions the

trial shall be in the vicinity where the crime was commit

ted. 18. All penalties ought to be pro

portioned to the nature of the offense.

Article 19. Unreasonable searches and seiz

ures prohibited. 20. The right of trial by jury. 21. None but qualified persons ap

pointed to serve on the same. 22. Liberty of the press. 23. Retrospective laws are highly

injurious. 24. Militia natural defense of the

State. 25. Standing armies prohibited. 26. Military subordinate to civil

power. 27. Quartering of soldiers. 28. In regard to taxes, impost and

duty. 29. The power suspending the laws

or the execution of them only to be exercised by the Leg

islature. 30. Freedom of speech in debate in

the Legislature. 31. The redress of public grievances. 32. The people have the right to

assemble in a peaceable man

ner for the common good. 33. Excessive bail and fines or cruel

punishments not allowed. 34. Court martial. 35. The right of trial by impartial

judge. 36. No pensions should be granted

but in consideration of actual

service. 37. The legislative, executive and

judicial powers to be kept separate from and independent of

each other. 38. Moderation, temperance, indus

try and frugality.


Form of Government. 1. Forming the State.

Article 31. In regard to rights, etc., of cer

tain inhabitants. 32. Election of Governor, etc. 33. Notifying those Senators elected. 34. In case of tie. 35. The Senate shall judge of the

election and qualification of its

own members. 36. May adjourn themselves. 37. Shall appoint their officers. 38. They have power of impeach

ment. 39. Removal from office. 40. If the Goyernor is impeached.

Ererutire Pocer.

Article 2. Supreme legislative power vested

in the Senate and House of

Representatives. 3. They shall assemble biennially,

and shall be called the General

Court. 4. The powers and authority of the

General Court. 5. A further enumeration of its

powers, etc. 6. There shall be a valuation of

estates within the State at

least once in five years. 7. No member of the General Court

shall take fees, et 8. The doors to be kept open, except

in certain cases. 9. Apportionment of members of

the Legislature. 10. Stricken out. 11. In case of a town, place or city

where having less than six

hundred inhabitants. 12. The members shall be chosen bi

ennially. 13. Qualifications for voting. 14. Every member of the house shall

be chosen by ballot for two

years. 15. Compensation and mileage. 16. Vacancies, how filled. 17. Impeachments to be heard and

made by the Senate. 18. All money bills shall originate,

where. 19. Power to adjourn for two days. 20. What constitutes a quorum. 21. Privileged from arrest. 22. The house shall choose their own

speaker, etc. 23. Power of Senate, Governor and

council. 24. Both houses to keep a journal. 25. The Senate shall consist of

twenty-four members. 26. The State to be equally repre

sented. 27. Election of Senators. 28. How Senators shall be chosen. 29. What disqualifies. 30. Those qualified to be considered

an inhabitant.

41. The Governor. 42. Shall be chosen biennially. 43. The Governor may adjourn the

Legislature in case of disagree

ment. 44. All bills to be signed by the

Governor. 45. Every resolve to be presented to

the Governor. 46. All judicial and army officers to

be appointed by the Governor

and council. 47. The Governor and council shall

have a negative on each other. 48. Captains and subalterns to be

commissioned by the Governor. 49. Whenever the chair of the Gov

ernor shall become vacant. 50. The Governor and council may

prorogue the General Court. 51. The Governor to be commander

in-chief of the army of the

State. 52. The Governor's power of pardon

ing offenses, etc. 53. Removal of commissioned officers

of the militia. 54. Appointment of adjutants, etc. 55. Division of militia into brigades,

regiments and companies. 56. No money to be issued out of the

treasury, except by appropria

tion. 57. Certain officers to deliver an ac

count of all goods, stores, etc., to the Governor.

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