The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year

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Gray and Bowen, 1843 - Almanacs, American
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Page 337 - The law of 1842 also requires, that the Representatives of each State "shall be elected by districts composed of a contiguous territory, equal in number to the number of Representatives to which said State may be entitled, no one District electing more than one Representative.
Page 227 - No such law shall take effect until it shall, at a general election, have been submitted to the people, and have received a majority of all the votes cast for and against it, at such election.
Page 148 - An Act to amend an Act entitled " An Act to provide for the armed occupation and settlement of the unsettled part of the peninsula of Florida.
Page 85 - In case of the removal of the President from office, or of his death, resignation or inability to discharge the powers and duties of said office, the same shall devolve on the Vice-President...
Page 95 - Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina...
Page 131 - A Letter composed of two pieces of paper, is charged with double these rates ; of three pieces, with triple ; and of four pieces, with quadruple. " One or more pieces of paper, mailed as a letter, and weighing one ounce, shall be charged with quadruple postage ; and at the same rate, should the weight be greater.
Page 252 - These Courts, exclusively, try slaves for all offences; and they examine free persons charged with felony, previously to their trial in the Circuit Court. Free Negroes and Indians are on the same footing with slaves.
Page 227 - ... unless the same shall be authorized by law for some single object or work to be distinctly specified therein, which law shall provide ways and means, exclusive of loans, for the payment of the interest of such debt or liability as it falls due, and also...
Page 132 - Congress. Postmasters may send and receive, free of postage, letters and packets, not exceeding half an ounce in weight; and they may receive one daily newspaper each, or what is equivalent thereto. Printers f Newspapers may send one paper to each and every other printer of newspapers within the United States, free of postage, under such regulations as the Postmaster General may provide.
Page 266 - Office for the redemption of specie and other certificates, and discharging the arrears due to the army, passed in the year 1783, and shall be for the use of two colleges, one in East and one in West Tennessee, to be established by the Legislature thereof; and one hundred thousand acres in one tract...

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