The Works of William H. Seward, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1888 - New York (State)
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Page 45 - York, as their medical department, under the name of the College of Physicians and Surgeons In the City of New York.
Page 243 - Would to God we may have wisdom enough to improve them. I shall not rest contented, till I have explored the western country, and traversed those lines, or great part of them, which have given bounds to a new empire.
Page 431 - Whatever respect might have been felt for the state sovereignties, it is not to be disguised that the framers of the Constitution viewed, with some apprehension, the violent acts which might grow out of the feelings of the moment; and that the people of the United States, in adopting that instrument, have manifested a determination to shield themselves and their property from the effects of those sudden and strong passions to which men are exposed.
Page 19 - By this act the sum of 20,000 or $50,000 was annually appropriated for five years, " for the purpose of encouraging and maintaining schools in the several cities and towns in this state, in which the children of the inhabitants residing in the state, shall be instructed in the English language, or be taught English grammar, arithmetic, mathematics, and such other branches of knowledge as are most useful and necessary to complete a good English education.
Page 655 - By an act imminently dangerous to others, and evincing a depraved mind, regardless of human life...
Page 11 - State, shall be nominated by the Governor, and appointed by him, with the advice and consent of the Senate.
Page 478 - ... is made to denote such offences as are of a deeper and more atrocious dye; while smaller faults, and omissions of less consequence, are comprised under the gentler name of "misdemeanors
Page 651 - When committed by accident and misfortune, in lawfully correcting a child or servant, or in doing any other lawful act by lawful means, with usual and ordinary caution, and without any unlawful intent; 2.
Page 548 - ... tried at, the next court of oyer and terminer to be held in the county where such indictment was found, unless it...
Page 548 - The transaction out of which the question arises, presents the case of a most unjustifiable invasion, in time of peace, of a portion of the territory of the United States, by a band of armed men from the adjacent territory of Canada, the forcible capture by them within our own waters, and the subsequent destruction of a steamboat, the property of a citizen of the United States, and the murder of one or more American citizens. If arrested at the time, the offenders might unquestionably...

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