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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Richard Folwell, 1868 - Law
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Page 8 - An act [to amend an act entitled an act] to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the Government the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes, approved July first, eighteen hundred and sixty-two," approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-four.
Page 154 - That the governor, secretary, chief justice and associate justices, attorney, and marshal, shall be nominated, and by and with the advice and consent of the senate, appointed by the President of the United States. The governor and secretary, to be appointed as aforesaid, shall, before they act as such, respectively, take an oath or affirmation, before the district judge, or some justice of the peace in the limits...
Page 155 - The first election shall be held at such time and places, and be conducted in such manner, as the governor shall appoint and direct ; and at all subsequent elections, the times, places, and manner of holding elections, shall be prescribed by law.
Page 152 - That the legislative power of the Territory shall extend to all rightful subjects of legislation consistent with the constitution of the United States and the provisions of this act ; but no law shall be passed interfering with the primary disposal of the soil ; no tax shall be imposed upon the property of the United States...
Page 201 - ... 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 199 - Whereas the right of expatriation is a natural and inherent right of all people, indispensable to the enjoyment of the rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; and whereas in the recognition of this principle this Government has freely received emigrants from all nations, and invested them with the rights of citizenship...
Page 155 - That the Constitution, and all Laws of the United States which are not locally inapplicable, shall have the same force and effect within the said Territory of Nebraska as elsewhere within the United States...
Page 155 - There shall also be appropriated, annually, a sufficient sum, to be expended by the secretary of the territory, and upon an estimate to be made by the secretary of the treasury of the United States, to defray the expenses of the legislative assembly, the printing of the laws, and. other incidental expenses...
Page 316 - STATE. — The foregoing act having been presented to the President of the United States for his approval, and not having been returned by him to the house of Congress in which it originated within the time prescribed by the Constitution of the United States, has become a law without his approval.] Fob.
Page 150 - That any person who shall neglect or refuse to attend and testify, or to answer any lawful inquiry, or to produce...

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