Proceedings of the New York Historical Society

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Press of the Historical Society., 1847 - New York (State)
 

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Page 128 - The President shall have power to fill all vacancies that may happen during the recess of the Senate, by granting commissions which shall expire at the end of their next session; but no person rejected by the Senate shall be reappointed to the same office during their ensuing recess.
Page 59 - Revolutionary Services and Civil Life of General William Hull, Prepared from his Manuscripts, by his daughter, Mrs. Maria Campbell; together with the History of the Campaign of 1812, and Surrender of the Post of Detroit; by his Grandson, James Freeman Clarke.
Page 125 - By the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in congress assembled, two-thirds of both houses concurring, that the following articles be proposed to the legislatures of the several States, as amendments to the constitution of the United States; all or any of which articles, when ratified by three-fourths of the said legislatures, to be valid to all intents and purposes, as part of the said constitution...
Page 125 - Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press ; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition...
Page 123 - Mr. Madison's War. A dispassionate Inquiry into the Reasons alleged by Mr. Madison for declaring an offensive and ruinous War against Great Britain; together with some Suggestions as to a peaceable and constitutional Mode of averting that dreadful Calamity. By a New England Farmer.
Page 74 - TRANSLATED FROM THE DUTCH For the use of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the City of New York.
Page 27 - Empire State" as you love to call it, was once laced by our Trails from Albany to Buffalo — Trails that we had trod for centuries — trails worn so deep by the feet of the Iroquois, that they became your roads of travel as your possessions gradually...
Page 129 - My own private mind has been slowly and reluctantly advancing to the belief that the present mode of choosing the chief magistrate threatens the most serious danger to the public happiness. The passions of men are inflamed to so fearful an extent, large masses are so embittered against each other, that I dread the consequences. The election agitates every section of the United States, and the ferment is never to subside.
Page 127 - Congress may, by law, provide for the case of removal by death, resignation, or inability of the President, and vacancy in the office, or inability of the Speaker of the Senate ; and such officer shall act accordingly until the disability of the President be removed, or another be appointed. The seat of a Senator who shall be appointed as President, shall thereby be vacated.
Page 5 - ... if it were possible to promulgate our laws by some instantaneous operation, it would be of less consequence where the government might be placed" — a contingency which now seems to be supplied by the " magic wires " of Morse, which communicate intelligence " not merely with the swiftness of lightning," but

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