The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year ..., Volume 31

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Gray and Bowen, 1860 - Almanacs, American
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Page 132 - ... a person who makes, alters, or repairs any article of personal property, at the request of the owner, or legal possessor of the property, has a lien on the same for his reasonable charges for the balance due for such work done and materials furnished, and may retain possession of the same until the charges are paid...
Page 306 - ... major part of them, and the judges of the court of appeals, or the major part of them.
Page 133 - Commencing at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Washita River, where the ninety-eighth meridian of west longitude crosses the same, thence up the middle of the main channel of said river to the line of 98 40...
Page 287 - SECTION 1. The judicial power of the state shall be vested in a supreme court, district courts, courts of probate, justices of the peace, and such other courts, inferior to the supreme court, as the legislature may from time to time establish by a two.thirds vote.
Page 89 - Presidential term of four years, since the establishment of the government of the United States under the Constitution, began on the 4th of March, 1857; and it will expire on the 3d of March, 1861.
Page 230 - The judges are elected by the General Assembly, by a joint vote of both houses, for eight years. The Circuit Court has original jurisdiction over all criminal cases not...
Page 187 - The Vice-President of the United States is the President of the Senate, in which body he has only a casting vote, which is given in case of an equal division of the votes of the Senators In his absence, a President pro tempore is chosen from among the Senators by the Senate.
Page 134 - States, that the said state shall never interfere with the primary disposal of the soil within the same by the United States...
Page 309 - Fund must, by the constitution, be applied to the support of Academies. The whole amount of public money received from all sources by the Commissioners of cities, and town Superintendents, during the year ending July 1, 1852, was $ 1,348,367 09.
Page 6 - The Jewish year generally contains 354 days, or 12 lunations of the Moon ; but in a cycle of 19 years, an intercalary month (Veadar) is 7 times introduced, for the purpose of rendering the average duration of the year nearly or quite correct. MAHOMETAN CALENDAR. The Mahometan Era dates from the flight of Mahomet to Medina, July 16th, AD 622.

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