Acts passed at the first session of the 1st Congress - 3d session of the 25th Congress, 2d session of the 27th, 1st-2d of the 29th, 1st-2d of the 30th, 1st of the 31st, 1st-3d of the 37th, 2d of the 38th, 1st of the 39th, 2d-3d of the 40th 1st-3d of the 41st, 1st-3d of the 42d, 1st of the 43d (Google eBook)

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Printed by Richard Folwell, 1811 - Law
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Page 312 - ... to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered, defend and be defended, in all state courts having competent jurisdiction, and in any circuit court of the United States...
Page 189 - An act to interdict the commercial intercourse between the United States and Great Britain and France and their dependencies, and for other purposes...
Page 326 - States, and that the river Mississippi, and the navigable rivers and waters leading into the same, or into the Gulf of Mexico, shall be common highways, and forever free, as well to the inhabitants of the said State, as to other citizens of the United States, without any tax, duty, impost, or toll, therefor, imposed by the said State.
Page 293 - Directors should not be made upon any day when pursuant to this act it ought to have been made, the said corporation shall not for that cause be deemed to be dissolved; but it shall be lawful on any other day to hold and make an election of Directors in such manner as shall have been regulated by the laws and ordinances of the said corporation.
Page 211 - Resolved, By the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in congress assembled, two-thirds of both houses concurring, that the following articles be proposed to the legislatures of the several States, as amendments to the constitution of the United States; all or any of which articles, when ratified by three-fourths of the said legislatures, to be valid to all intents and purposes, as part of the said constitution...
Page 309 - In case of excess, the directors, under whose administration .it shall happen, shall be liable for the same in their natural and private capacities; and an action of debt may, in such case, be brought against them, or any...
Page 291 - ... private capacities ; and an action of debt may, in such case, be brought against them, or any of them, their or any of their heirs, executors or administrators, in any court...
Page 372 - An Act regulating the grants of land, and providing for the disposal of the lands of the United States south of the State of Tennessee...
Page 211 - ... of the United States shall accept, claim, receive, or retain any title of nobility or honor, or shall, without the consent of Congress, accept and retain any present, pension, office, or emolument of any kind whatever, from any emperor, king, prince or foreign power, such person shall cease to be a citizen of the United States and shall be incapable of holding any office of trust or profit under them or either of them.
Page 365 - An act in addition to an act to prohibit the importation of slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction of the United States, from and after the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eight...

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