THE LIFE OF SILAS WRIGHT (Google eBook)

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Page 98 - Resolved, That the President, in the late Executive proceedings in relation to the public revenue, has assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both.
Page 229 - There shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in the said territory otherwise than in the punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted; Provided, always, That any person escaping into the same, from whom labor or service is lawfully claimed in any one of the original States, such fugitive may be lawfully reclaimed and conveyed to the person claiming his or her labor or service as aforesaid.
Page 89 - I shall conclude with a few remarks in reference to the leading feature of his amendment, the distribution of the proceeds of the public lands among the states.
Page 56 - That the Senators of this State in the Congress of the United States...
Page 178 - AD 1867, to supply the vacancy in the Senate of the United States occasioned by the expiration of the term of Hon.
Page 33 - Vice-President of the United States ; or, at least, until the efforts which are now seriously making in Congress to establish a uniform rule of appointment, by an amendment of the constitution of the United States, by which the people can elect by districts, have either terminated in the adoption or rejection of such amendment by that body.
Page 56 - ... are requested, to make every proper exertion to effect such a revision of the tariff, as will afford a sufficient protection to- the growers of wool, hemp and flax, and the manufacturers of iron, woollens, and every other article, so far as the same may be connected with the interest of manufactures, agriculture and commerce.
Page 229 - Provided, That there' shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in any territory on the continent of America which shall hereafter be acquired by, or annexed to the United States, by virtue of this appropriation, or in any other manner whatsoever, except for crimes, whereof the party 'shall have been duly convicted.
Page 151 - I. The Republic of Texas, acting in conformity with the wishes of the people and every department of its Government, cedes to the United States all its territories, to be held by them in full property and sovereignty, and to be annexed to the said United States as one of their Territories, subject to the same constitutional provisions with their other Territories.
Page 341 - that the city of York afore this time had been upholden principally by making and weaving of coverlets, and the poor thereof daily set on work in spinning, carding, dyeing, weaving, &c.;" that the manufacture, having spread into other parts, was "thereby debased and discredited ;" and enacting, as a remedy for this evil, that henceforth "none shall make coverlets in Yorkshire, but inhabitants of the city of York!

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