Acts passed at the first session of the 1st Congress - 3d session of the 25th Congress, 2d session of the 27th, 1st-2d of the 29th, 1st-2d of the 30th, 1st of the 31st, 1st-3d of the 37th, 2d of the 38th, 1st of the 39th, 2d-3d of the 40th 1st-3d of the 41st, 1st-3d of the 42d, 1st of the 43d

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Printed by Richard Folwell, 1850 - Law
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Page 48 - ... and each of the said district courts shall have and exercise the same jurisdiction, in all cases arising under the Constitution and laws of the United States...
Page 217 - Britain hereby declare, that neither the one nor the other will ever obtain or maintain for itself any exclusive control over the said Ship Canal; agreeing, that neither will ever erect or maintain any fortifications commanding the same, or in the vicinity thereof, or occupy, or fortify, or colonize, or assume, or exercise any dominion over Nicaragua, Costa Rica, the Mosquito coast, or any part of Central America...
Page 57 - That the legislative assembly of the Territory of Nebraska shall hold its first session at such time and place in said territory as the governor thereof shall appoint and direct; and at said first session, or as soon thereafter as they shall deem expedient, the governor and legislative assembly shall proceed to locate and establish the seat of government for said territory at such place as they may deem eligible ; which place, however, shall thereafter be subject to be changed by the said governor...
Page 58 - That when the lands in the said territory shall be surveyed under the direction of the government of the United States, preparatory to bringing the same into market, sections numbered sixteen and thirty-six in each township in said territory shall be, and the same are hereby, reserved for the purpose of being applied to schools in said territory, and hi the states and territories hereafter to be erected out of the same.
Page 219 - And the contracting parties likewise agree that each shall enter into treaty stipulations with such of the Central American States as they may deem advisable for the purpose of more effectually carrying out the great design of this convention, namely, that of constructing and maintaining the said canal as a ship communication between the two oceans, for the benefit of mankind, on equal terms to all, and of protecting the same...
Page 55 - Writs of error, bills of exception, and appeals, shall be allowed in all cases from the final decisions of said District Courts to the Supreme Court, under such regulations as may be prescribed by law ; but in no case removed to the Supreme Court shall trial by jury be allowed in said Court.
Page 47 - That the legislative power of the Territory shall extend to all rightful subjects of legislation, consistent with the Constitution of the United States and the provisions of this act; but no law shall be passed Interfering with the primary disposal of the soil; no tax shall be Imposed upon the property of the United States; nor shall the lands or other property of non-residents be taxed higher than the lands or other property of residents.
Page 52 - SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the executive power and authority in and over said Territory of Oregon shall be vested in a governor, who shall hold his office for four years, and until his successor shall be appointed and qualified, unless sooner removed by the President of the United States. The governor shall reside within said territory, shall be commander-in-chief of the militia thereof...
Page 64 - An act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters...
Page 218 - ... with any State or people for the purpose of erecting or maintaining any such fortifications, or of occupying, fortifying, or colonizing Nicaragua, Costa Rica, the Mosquito coast, or any part of Central America, or of assuming or exercising dominion over the same...

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