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Page 324 - ... named as their plenipotentiaries, that is to say : His Majesty the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain...
Page 297 - Authority to make Ordinances for the Peace, Welfare, and good Government, of the said Province, with the Consent of his Majesty's Governor, or, in his Absence, of the Lieutenant-governor, or Commander in Chief for the time being.
Page 357 - ... in monopolizing the most valuable of the public lands. It has tended to save the new States from a non-resident proprietorship ; one of the greatest obstacles to the advancement of a new country, and the prosperity of an old one. It has tended to keep open the public lands for entry by emigrants at government prices, instead of their being compelled to purchase of speculators at double or treble prices.
Page 32 - Committee that they have power to make provision for the abolition of such corporations, and for such arrangements as may be necessary, on their abolition, for securing the efficient and impartial administration of justice, and the peace and good government of cities and towns in Ireland.
Page 357 - It was alleged by the advocates of the Bank of the United States that the State banks, whatever might be the regulations of the Treasury Department, could not make the transfers required by the Government or negotiate the domestic exchanges of the country. It is now well ascertained that the real domestic exchanges performed through discounts by the United States...
Page 297 - Majesty has been pleased to signify, by his message to both Houses of Parliament, his royal intention to divide his province of Quebec into two separate provinces, to be called the province of Upper Canada, and the province of Lower Canada ; be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, that there shall be within each of the said provinces respectively a Legislative Council, and an Assembly...
Page 355 - ... experience has proved to be necessary not only in this, but in all other commercial countries. Where those proportions are not infused into the circulation, and do not control it, it is manifest that prices must vary according to the tide of bank issues, and the value and stability of property must stand exposed to all the uncertainty which attends the administration of institutions that are constantly liable to the temptation of an interest distinct from that of the community in which they are...
Page 222 - He moved that a select committee should be appointed to inquire into the state of the agriculture of the country, and into the extent and causes of the distress which existed in some of its important branches. The marquess- of Chandos approved of the appointment of the committee, provided it were fairly constituted, and not unduly restricted in its inquiries. He did not think it right, whatever might be his own...
Page 347 - January next are estimated at $14,636,062, exceeding by $9,636,062 the amount which will be left in the deposit banks, subject to the draft of the Treasurer of the United States, after the contemplated transfers to the several States are made. If, therefore, the future receipts should not be sufficient to meet these outstanding and future appropriations, there may be soon a necessity to use a portion of the funds deposited with the States.