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Hinds' Precedents, Volume 1

Chapters 1-27<br>Asher C. Hinds, Clerk at the Speaker's Table of the U.S. House of Representatives, compiled the early precedents of the House of Representatives, dating from the First Congress. This volume is part of the first half of an eleven-volume series containing selected rulings made by the Chair between 1789 and 1936. Volumes 1-5 are entitled Hinds' Precedents and were published in 1907. Cannon's Precedents entail volumes 6-11 and were published in 1936.

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Front Matter PDF | Text | More
Chapter 1- The Meeting of Congress PDF | Text | More
Chapter 2 - The Clerk's Roll of the Members-Elect PDF | Text | More
Chapter 3 - The Presiding Officer at Organization PDF | Text | More
Chapter 4 - Procedure and Powers of the Members-Elect in Organization PDF | Text | More
Chapter 5 - The Oath PDF | Text | More
Chapter 6 - The Officers of the House and Their Election PDF | Text | More
Chapter 7 - Removal of Officers of the House PDF | Text | More
Chapter 8 - The Electors and Apportionment PDF | Text | More
Chapter 9 - Electorates Incapacitated Generally PDF | Text | More
Chapter 10 - Electorates Distracted By Civil War PDF | Text | More
Chapter 11 - Electorates in Reconstruction PDF | Text | More
Chapter 12 - Electorates in New States and Territories PDF | Text | More
Chapter 13 - The Qualifications of the Member PDF | Text | More
Chapter 14 - The Oath As Related to Qualifications PDF | Text | More
Chapter 15 - Polygamy and Other Crimes As Disqualifications PDF | Text | More
Chapter 16 - Incompatible Offices PDF | Text | More
Chapter 17 - Times, Places, and Manner of Election PDF | Text | More
Chapter 18 - Credentials and Prima Facie Title PDF | Text | More
Chapter 19 - Irregular Credentials PDF | Text | More
Chapter 20 - Conflicting Credentials PDF | Text | More
Chapter 21 - The House the Judge of Contested Elections PDF | Text | More
Chapter 22 - Pleadings in Contested Elections PDF | Text | More
Chapter 23 - Testimony in Contested Elections PDF | Text | More
Chapter 24 - Abatement of Election Contests PDF | Text | More
Chapter 25 - General Election Cases, 1789 to 1840 PDF | Text | More
Chapter 26 - General Election Cases, 1840 to 1850 PDF | Text | More
Chapter 27 - General Election Cases, 1850 to 1860 PDF | Text | More