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Page 292 - That Congress doth consent that the territory properly included within, and rightfully belonging to, the Republic of Texas, may be erected into a new State, to be called the State of Texas...
Page 130 - ... shall also retain all the vacant and unappropriated lands lying within its limits, to be applied to the payment of the debts and liabilities of said republic of Texas; and the residue of said lands, after discharging said debts and liabilities, to be disposed of as said State may direct; but in no event are said debts and liabilities to become a charge upon the government of the United States.
Page 179 - That the State of Texas hereby agrees to and accepts said propositions ; and it is hereby declared that the State shall be bound by the terms thereof, according to their true import and meaning.
Page 294 - Greenwich is intersected by the parallel of thirty-six degrees, thirty minutes north latitude, and shall run from said point due west to the meridian of one hundred and three degrees west from Greenwich; thence her boundary shall run due south to the thirty-second degree of north latitude; thence on the said parallel of thirty-two degrees of north latitude to the Rio Bravo del Norte, and thence with the channel of said river to the Gulf of Mexico.
Page 293 - Said State to be formed, subject to the adjustment by this government of all questions of boundary that may arise with other governments...
Page 314 - Million of said stock shall be issued until the creditors of the state holding bonds and other certificates of stock of Texas for which duties on imports were specially pledged shall first file at the Treasury of the United States releases of all claims against the United States for or on account of said bonds or certificates in such form as shall be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury and approved by the President of the United States.
Page 231 - A regular statement under oath, and an account of the receipts and expenditures of all public money, shall be published annually, in such manner as shall be prescribed by law. SEC. 7. The legislature shall in no case have power to issue "treasury warrants," "treasury notes," or paper of any description intended to circulate as money.
Page 157 - ... themselves and a sacred obligation to their posterity to abolish Such Government and create another, in its stead, calculated to rescue them from impending dangers, and to secure their future welfare and happiness.
Page 295 - Provided, That nothing herein contained shall be construed to impair or qualify anything contained in the, third article of the second section of the " joint resolution for annexing Texas to the United States...
Page 337 - This edition has been carefully compared with the recent London edition of Mr. Murray, and made complete by the addition of more than fifty pages of poems heretofore unpublished in England. Among these there are a number that have never appeared in any American edition; and the publishers believe they are warranted in saying that this is the most complete edition of Lord Byron's Poetical Works ever published in the United States. t lotfiml SBforb tf 3fir& I Complete in one volume, octavo; with seven...