The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year ..., Volume 28 (Google eBook)

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Gray and Bowen, 1856 - Almanacs, American
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Page 313 - ... shall be appointed for one year, one for two years, one for three years, one for four years, and one for five years.
Page 259 - ... major part of them, and the judges of the court of appeals, or the major part of them.
Page 153 - The President is authorized, at his discretion, to employ the land and naval forces of the United States to protect the rights of the discoverer or of his widow, heir, executor, administrator, or assigns.
Page 143 - State shall be subject to the disposal of the legislature thereof, for the purposes aforesaid and no other; and the said railroad and branches shall be and remain a public highway, for the use of the government of the United States, free from toll or other charge upon the transportation of any property or troops of the United States.
Page 143 - Interior that any twenty continuous miles of any of said roads is completed, then another quantity of land hereby granted, not to exceed one hundred and twenty sections for each of said roads having twenty continuous miles completed...
Page 143 - States, within six miles on each side of said roads, shall not be sold for less than double the minimum price of the public lands when sold...
Page 141 - An Act to repeal part of an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the Safe-keeping of the Acts, Records, and Seal of the United States, and for other Purposes.
Page 228 - River, all of which have been formed out of the Northwestern Territory, as conveyed with certain reservations to the United States by New York in 1781, by Virginia in 1784, by Massachusetts in 1785, and by Connecticut in 1786; also the lands within the boundaries of the States of Mississippi and Alabama north of 31 north latitude, as conveyed to the United States by Georgia in 1802. 2d. Within the territories of Orleans and Louisiana, as acquired from France by the treaty of 1803, including the...
Page 193 - THE Congress of the United States consists of a Senate and House of Representatives, and must assemble at least once every year, on the first Monday of December, unless it is otherwise provided by law.
Page 143 - Stat., 467) it is provided that "the said railroad and branches shall be and remain a public highway for the use of the government of the United States, free from toll or other charge upon the transportation of any property or troops of the United States...

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