A General Index to Appleton's Annual Cyclopaedia: Embracing Vols. I to XV. Inclusive, Ant the Years 1861 to 1875

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Page 365 - It is especially gratifying that our prize courts, by the impartiality of their adjudications, have commanded the respect and confidence of maritime powers. The supplemental treaty between the United States and Great Britain for the suppression of the African slave-trade, made on the 17th day of February last, has been duly ratified and carried into execution.
Page 115 - I regret more than I shall be able to tell this House that we have not found the situation of affairs in this country such and the public virtue such that we might come out on the plain, unanswerable proposition that every adult intelligent citizen of the United States, unconvicted of crime, shall enjoy the right of suffrage.
Page 106 - ... the federal compact, and this not by virtue of a new ratification of the Constitution, nor a new admission by the federal government, but by virtue of the original ratification, and the constant uninterrupted maintenance of position in the federal Union since that date. " Acts of secession are not invalid to destroy the Union, and valid to destroy the state governments, and the political privileges of their citizens.
Page 366 - Pontiff, 648 ; of the power and nature of the primacy of the Roman Pontiff, 049 ; of the infallible authority of the Roman Pontiff in teaching, 650.
Page 119 - State in the management of its own domestic concerns. " There is a rule, and it is the only rule, as I think, consistent with what must have been the intention of the Convention and of the people, and that is this : that every government is republican in point of form which corresponds with the governments in existence when the Constitution was adopted.
Page 233 - To establish an educational fund, and to apply the proceeds of the public lands to the education of the people," — what is known as the
Page 118 - ... that females might enjoy the elective franchise. " I propose to extend this privilege," said he, " not only to males, but to females as well ; and I should like to hear even the most astute and learned Senator upon this floor give any better reason for the exclusion of females from the right of suffrage than there is for the exclusion of negroes. " If you want to widen the franchise so as to purify your ballot-box, throw the virtue of the country into it; throw the temperance of the country into...
Page 365 - Whereas the Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick have expressed their Desire to be federally united into One Dominion under the Crown of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, with a Constitution similar in Principle...
Page 146 - Senate, a bill considered to provide for the redemption and reissue of United States notes, and...
Page 114 - State; and the payment thereof, upon proper assurances from such State to be given to the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, may be postponed for a period not exceeding ten years from and after the passage of this act.

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