Speech of Mr. William Allen, of Ohio, in answer to Mr. Webster, on the proposition of Mr. Crittenden to distribute the proceeds of the sales of the public lands to the states: submitted as an amendment to the pre-emption bill, then under consideration, Issue 6
Printed by Blair and Rives, 1841 - Pre-emption rights (United States) - 21 pages
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Page 7 - ... these words of the constitution: "The Congress shall have power to dispose of, and make all needful rules and regulations respecting the territory, or other property •, belonging to the United States.