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Page 143 - State shall be subject to the disposal of the legislature thereof, for the purposes aforesaid and no other; and the said railroad and branches shall be and remain a public highway, for the use of the government of the United States, free from toll or other charge upon the transportation of any property or troops of the United States.
Page 288 - ... of Appeals, and Equity Court of Appeals. — The former, consisting of all the law judges, for hearing appeals from the courts of law, and the latter, of all the chancellors, for hearing appeals from the courts of equity, are held in Columbia on the first Monday in May and fourth Monday in November. These courts are also held in Charleston on the second Monday in January, for hearing and determining appeals for the Districts of Georgetown, Horry, Beaufort, Collcton, and Charleston. Clerks. —...
Page 142 - ... thereof, granted as aforesaid, or that the right of pre-emption has attached to the same ; then it shall be lawful for any agent or agents, to be appointed by the Governor of said State, to select, subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior...
Page 95 - George Washington John Adams Thomas Jefferson James Madison James Monroe John Quincy Adams Andrew Jackson Martin Van Buren William Henry Harrison * John Tyler James K.
Page 139 - Beginning at the point in the centre of the main channel of the Red River of the North, where the boundary line between the United States and the British possessions crosses the same ; thence up the main channel of said river to that of the...
Page 118 - THE marine corps has the organization of a brigade. The pay and allowances of the officers of the marine corps are similar to those of officers of the same grades in the infantry of the army, except the adjutant and inspector, who have the same pay and allowances as the paymaster of the marines; namely, about $2,800 per annum.
Page 145 - An act in addition to an act more effectually to provide for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States, and for other purposes...
Page 34 - In the year 1883 there will be two Eclipses of the Sun, and two of the Moon. I. A partial Eclipse of the Moon, April 22, invisible in the united States except on the Pacific Coast.
Page 322 - The inhabitants of each school-district elect for a year a school director, who takes care of the school-house, provides fuel, &c., and reports to the trustees. The schools in each township are to be taught an equal length of time, without regard to the diversity in the number of pupils therein.
Page 143 - ... to make such addition in the entry to the cost or value given in the invoice as in his opinion may raise the same to the true market value...

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