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Page 5 - But the happiness of our constitution is, that it is not left to the executive power to determine when the danger of the state is so great, as to render this measure expedient...
Page 105 - There would be no difficulty in the way of constructing a railroad from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean...
Page 54 - WHEREAS, satisfactory information has been received by me that combinations to resist the execution of legal process by force exist in the county of San Francisco, in this state, and that an unlawful organization, styling themselves the Vigilance Committee...
Page 65 - To the Senate of the United States: In further compliance with a resolution of the Senate of the 5th instant, requesting me to...
Page 49 - FEBRUARY 8, 1864.—Read, referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations, and ordered to be printed. To the Senate of the United States...
Page 93 - California, and of the 12th section of the Act of Congress approved on the 31st of August, 1852, entitled An Act making appropriations for the Civil and Diplomatic expenses of the Government for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-three and for other purposes...
Page 41 - And he entreated Abram well for her sake : and he had sheep, and oxen, and he asses, and menservants, and maidservants, and she asses, and camels.
Page 119 - To the Senate of the United States: In compliance with the resolution of the Senate of the 4th of August last, calling for information in relation to certain internal improvements, I transmit reports* from the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of War.
Page 48 - ... as the only means left for its re-establishment. Martial law has also been resorted to in aid of the Government, when in imminent danger of being overpowered by internal or external foes. In such cases the measure has been regarded as excusable, but it never can be excusable where the object in resorting to martial law was to act against the existing Government of the country or to supersede its functionaries in the discharge of their proper duties. The latter seems to have been the principal...