Publications of the Illinois State Historical Library, Illinois State Historical Society, Issue 3

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Illinois State Historical Society., 1901 - Illinois
 

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Page 3 - President of the United States of America, to all who shall see these Presents, Greeting: KNOW YE, That reposing special trust and confidence in the integrity...
Page 3 - In Testimony Whereof, I have caused these letters to be made patent and the seal of the United States to be hereunto affixed.
Page 91 - ... as many as are of the contrary opinion say no." If the speaker doubts, or a division be called for, the house shall divide : those in the affirmative of the question shall first rise from their seats, and afterwards those in the negative. If...
Page 6 - President of the United States of America. To all who shall see these presents, greeting: Know ye, that reposing special trust and confidence in the patriotism, integrity, and abilities of Salmon P.
Page 92 - After a motion is stated by the Speaker, or read by the Clerk, it shall be deemed to be in possession of the House, but may be withdrawn at any time before a decision or amendment.
Page 80 - The several bills above recited were read twice, and referred to a Committee of the Whole, and made the order of the day for Monday.
Page 92 - When a motion is made and seconded, it shall be stated by the Speaker, or, being in writing, it shall be handed to the Chair, and read aloud by the Clerk, before debated. Every motion shall be reduced to writing, if the Speaker or any member desire it. After a motion is stated by the Speaker...
Page 120 - ... with several amendments, to which they desire the concurrence of this House. And then he withdrew. The House proceeded to consider the said amendments; and the same being read, Ordered, That the said amendments be referred to Mr.
Page 94 - States for his approbation, it being first endorsed on the back of the roll, certifying in which House the same originated ; which endorsement shall be signed by the Secretary or Clerk (as the case may be) of the House in which the same did originate, and shall be entered on the Journal of each House.
Page 97 - The signing by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and by the President of the Senate, In open session, of an enrolled bill, is an official attestation by the two houses of such bill as one that has passed Congress.

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