Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress, 2nd Session (Google eBook)

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Contents

Pension Petition of Mrs William Whistler for
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On petition of Mrs Eli Donnelly and Miss Sarah Donnelly
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On bill proposing grant of lands to aid in construction of railroad from Grand Rapids
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Resignation of General Frank P Blair of commission in the volunteer fore and with
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Pension to army and navy pensioners Memorial of legislature of Minnesota favoring
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On resolution of the legislature of Kansas favoring grant of land to said State in lieu
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Texas for the use of persons of African descent Bill to set apart a portion of
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Richmond Petition for pension of Nancy M Gunsally formerly widow of Lyman M 21
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Transfer of persons in the military to the naval service Repeal of resolution author
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On petition of C Mollohan S bill 228 48
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On bill to ascertain and settle private land claims in California S bill 236 67
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On memorial of Alexander J Atocha S bill 281 70
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On memorial of legislature of Minnesota favoring increase of pension to army
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On bill for rolief of William Brindle H R bill 493
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Pension to Jessie Gould Bill granting
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On petition of American Shipmasters Association that government furnish American
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Pension to Martha Jane Skaggs Bill granting
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On the petition of Berendt A Froiseth relative to encouragement of foreign immigra
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Treaty with Great Britain Quieting land titles in Maine under fourth article of Ash
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On bill to prevent military interference in elections in the States S bill 37 14
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On a bill to set apart a portion of the State of Texas for the use of persons of African
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Roberts for money advanced for purchase of goods for Sioux Indians Claim
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On the resolution of inquiry into the military administration and police in the city
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On petition of Mary Wacoutah and others S bill 47 62
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San Antonio Title to rancho Arroyo de 67
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Treatment of prisoners of war by the rebels 68
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On petition of A J Campbell 76
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Schreiner for pension Petition of George A 51
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Pension to Mary Scales Accardi Bill granting 95
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Pension Memorial of Rebecca S Harrison asking
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On petition of Patrick W Douglas 4
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Wacoutah and others praying issue of Sioux halfbreed scrip Petition of Mary 62
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On petition of Laura M Newcomb 18
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On petition of Ellen M Abert 27
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Warrants for services in the revolution and in the war of 1812 Extension of time
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On bill repealing joint resolution authorizing transfer of persons in the military to
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On treatment of Union prisoners by the rebels 68
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Skftggs Bill gi anting pcusiou to Martha Jane 87
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On bill granting pension to legal representatives of Betsey Nash II E bill 319 90
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On petition of Charles Eumsey 100
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Wehrheiin Bill to amend an act for the relief of Valentine 103
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Pension to Emily A Lyon Bill granting 104
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On petition of Catherine Jacobs 65
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On claim of Albert Brown S bill 92 6
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Slaves Repeal of acts for the rendition of fugitive 24
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Slave pen in Alexandria Inquiry into punishments inflicted at and condition of 54
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On claim of Henry A Brigham S bill 212 40
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Spoliation Claims for French 41
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On petition of Alfred A Belknap 60
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Stolen money Petition of John Hastings for relief from responsibility on account of 69
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Whistler for pension Petition of Mrs William 71
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Wisconsin to the Milwaukio and Eock Eiver Eailroad Company Obligation of
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REPORTS OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY
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On memorial of N S Brinton S bill 328 92
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On memorial of Charles A Pitcher S bill 338 98
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On the mariner and system of furnishing naval supplies 99
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Pension to Charles M Pott Bill granting 105
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On the credentials of William M Fishback and Elisha Baxter as senators from
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Pillow Massacre at Fort 03
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Wood for the issuing of duplicate Oregon war bonds in lieu of those destroyed
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On further providing by law against the exclusion of colored persons from equal
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Plans for extension of Capitol building Compensation of Charles F Anderson for 39
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Portland to Dalles City Bill granting lands to the State of Oregon to aid in construc
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Superior Wisconsin Claim of Carlisle Doble for carrying the mail between Taylors
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Pott Bill granting pension to Charles M 105
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Sutliff and Levi H Case for condemned wool Claim of Milo 50
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On petitions of Daniel Fitzgerald and Jonathan Ball S bill 244 52
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Wool Claim of Milo Sutliff and Levi H Case for condemned 56
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Rancho Arroyo de San Antonio Title to 67
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Page 3 - that the laws of the several States, except where the Constitution, treaties, or statutes of the United States shall otherwise require or provide, shall be regarded as rules of decision in trials at common law in the courts of the United States, in cases where they apply.
Page 20 - Why forego the advantages of so peculiar a situation ? Why quit our own to stand upon foreign ground ? Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any part of Europe, entangle our peace and prosperity in the toils of European ambition, rivalship, interest, humor, or caprice?
Page 122 - And when the senators and representatives of a State are admitted into the councils of the Union, the authority of the government under which they are appointed, as well as its republican character, is recognized by the proper constitutional authority. And its decision is binding on every other department of the government, and could not be questioned in a judicial tribunal.
Page 15 - States their liberty, sovereignty, and independence, absolute and unlimited, as well in matters of government as commerce, and also their possessions, and the additions or conquests that their confederation may obtain during the war, from any of the dominions now, or heretofore possessed by Great Britain in North America...
Page 34 - July, 1831, by which it was stipulated, that "the French government, in order to liberate itself from all the reclamations preferred against it by citizens of the United States, for unlawful seizures, captures, sequestrations, confiscations, or destruction of their vessels, cargoes, or other property...
Page 71 - Indian tribe, is not, without the consent of said tribe, to be included within the territorial limits or jurisdiction of any State or Territory; but all such territory shall be excepted out of...
Page 12 - Whereas, the treaties concluded between the United States and France have been repeatedly violated on the part of the French government, and the just claims of the United States for reparation of the injuries so committed have been refused, and their attempts to negotiate an amicable adjustment of all complaints between the two nations have been repelled with indignity...
Page 24 - French republic consents to accept, ratify, and confirm the above convention, with the addition importing that the convention shall be in force for the space of eight years, and with the retrenchment of the second article : provided that by this retrenchment the two States renounce the respective pretensions which are the object of the said article.
Page 71 - Nebraska, or to affect the authority of the government of the United States to make any regulation respecting such Indians, their lands, property, or other rights, by treaty, law, or otherwise, which it would have been competent to the government to make, if this act had never passed.
Page 27 - February, 1778, the treaty of amity and commerce of the same date, and the convention of 14th of November, 1788, nor upon the indemnities mutually due or claimed, the parties will negotiate further on these subjects at a convenient time; and until they may have agreed upon these points the said treaties and convention shall have no operation...

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