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Page 374 - The inhabitants of the said territory shall always be entitled to the benefits of the writ of habeas corpus, and of the trial by jury; of a proportionate representation of the people in the legislature, and of judicial proceedings according to the course of the common law.
Page 375 - And whenever any of the said States shall have sixty thousand free inhabitants therein such State shall be admitted by its delegates into the Congress of the United States on an equal footing with the original states in all respects whatever, and shall be at liberty to form a permanent constitution and State government.
Page 283 - Straits ; whilst we are looking for them beneath the arctic circle, we hear that they have pierced into the opposite region of polar cold, that they are at the antipodes, and engaged under the frozen serpent of the south. Falkland Island, which seemed too remote and romantic an object for the grasp of national ambition, is but a stage and resting place in the progress of their victorious industry.
Page 318 - That no goods, wares, or merchandise, unless in cases provided for by treaty, shall be imported into the United States from any foreign port or place, except in vessels of the United States, or in such foreign vessels as truly and wholly belong to the citizens or subjects of that country of which the goods are the growth, production, or manufacture, or from which such goods, wares, or merchandise can only be, or most usually are, first shipped for transportation.
Page 105 - Grande on the west, and from the Gulf of Mexico on the south...
Page 371 - The governor and judges, or a majority of them, shall adopt and publish, in the District, such laws of the original States, criminal and civil, as may be necessary and best suited to the circumstances of the district...
Page 478 - Chandler, Thomas Bradbury. An Appeal to the Public in Behalf of the Church of England in America, dedicated to the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury.
Page 437 - House that they have passed a bill " for establishing a Mint and regulating the coins of the United States ;" to which they desire the concurrence of this House.
Page 452 - The New York society for the promotion of agriculture, arts, and manufactures, which had.