Records of the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia, Volume 3

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American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia, 1891
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Page 95 - Except as to crimes, the punishment of which is expressly provided for in this title, the general laws of the United States as to the punishment of crimes committed In any place within the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of the United States, except the District of Columbia, shall extend to the Indian country.
Page 234 - The conventions of a number of the states having, at the time of their adopting the constitution, expressed a desire, in order to prevent misconstruction or abuse of its powers, that further declaratory and restrictive clauses should be added ; and as extending the ground of public...
Page 154 - Body that it is appointed for all men once to die, Do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament...
Page 95 - This section shall not extend to offenses committed by one Indian against the person or property of another Indian, nor to any Indian committing any offense in the Indian country who has been punished by the local law of the tribe, or to any case where, by treaty stipulation, the exclusive jurisdiction over such offenses is or may be secured to the Indian tribes respectively.
Page 232 - Debates of the Convention, of the State of Pennsylvania, on the Constitution, proposed for the Government of the United States.
Page 263 - War he held the commission of captain in the then limited navy of the colonies. His achievements in battle and his renowned naval tactics merited for him the position of commodore, and to be justly regarded as the father of the American navy. He fought often and bled in the cause of freedom, but his deeds of valor did not diminish in him the virtues which adorned his private life. He was eminently gentle, kind, just, and charitable, and no less beloved by his family and friends than by his grateful...
Page 246 - The Trial of the Boot and Shoemakers of Philadelphia, on an indictment for a combination and conspiracy to raise their wages.
Page 92 - How beautiful is all this visible world! How glorious in its action and itself! But we, who name ourselves its sovereigns, we, Half dust, half deity...
Page 245 - The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New York, assembled at Poughkeepsie on the 17th June, 1788.
Page 18 - Vice-President shall preside in the meetings of the Board ; and in the absence of both the President and Vice-President the Board shall elect one of their own members to preside for the time being; Provided, that if any of said Trustees shall be permanently appointed President of said College his office of Trustee shall be deemed vacant and the Board of Trustees shall fill the same accordingly.

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