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Page 200 - St. Croix River to the highlands; along the said highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence from those which fall into the Atlantic Ocean to the northwesternmost head of Connecticut River...
Page 48 - ... 76, now look to a single and splendid government of an Aristocracy, founded on banking institutions, and monied incorporations, under the guise, and cloak of their favored branches of manufactures, commerce and navigation, riding, and ruling over the plundered ploughman, and beggared yeomanry. This will be to them, a next best blessing, to the monarchy of their first aim — and, perhaps, the surest stepping stone to it.
Page 48 - And what is our resource for the preservation of the constitution ? Reason and argument? You might as well reason and argue with the marble columns encircling them. The representatives chosen by ourselves?
Page 237 - Navy are parts of a great system of national defense which has been upward of ten years in progress, and which for a series of years to come will continue to claim the constant and persevering protection and superintendence of the legislative authority. Among the measures which have emanated from these principles the act of the last session of Congress for the gradual improvement of the Navy holds a conspicuous place. The collection of timber for the future construction of vessels of war, the preservation...
Page 100 - Pennsylvania Society for the Promotion of Manufactures and the Mechanic Arts called a convention of wool growers and manufacturers.
Page 80 - Ireland ; and it is a singular circumstance that one hundred and forty years after the first emigration of her ancestors to America, this lady should become vice-queen of the country from which they fled, at the summit of a system which a more immediate ancestor had risked every thing to destroy ; or, in the energetic and poetical language of Bishop England, " that in the land from which his father's father fled in fear, his daughter's daughter now reigns as queen.
Page 103 - Whereas it is necessary for the support of government, for the discharge of the debts of the United States, and the encouragement and protection of manufactures, that duties be laid on goods, wares, and merchandises imported: Be it enacted, etc.
Page 237 - ... the Gulf of Mexico across that peninsula; and also of the country between the bays of Mobile and of Pensacola, with the view of connecting them together by a canal. On surveys of a route for a canal to connect the waters of James and Great Kenhawa rivers.
Page 248 - An act further to amend the several acts for the establishment and regulation of the Treasury, War, and Navy Departments.
Page 48 - Under the power to regulate commerce, they assume indefinitely that also over agriculture and manufactures, and call it regulation to take the earnings of one of these branches of industry, and that too the most depressed, and put them into the pockets of the other, the most flourishing of all. Under the authority to establish post roads, they claim that of cutting down mountains for the construction of roads, of digging canals, and aided by a little sophistry on the words