The Congressional Globe (Google eBook)

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Blair & Rives, 1856 - United States
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Page 138 - All claims founded upon the Constitution of the United States or any law of Congress, except for pensions, or upon any regulation of an Executive Department, or upon any contract, express or implied, with the Government of the United States...
Page 137 - Concurrent with the Court of Claims, of all claims not exceeding ten thousand dollars founded upon the Constitution of the United States or any law of Congress, or upon any regulation of an Executive Department, or upon any contract, express or implied, with the Government of the United States...
Page 98 - Measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void : it being the true intent and meaning of this act, not to legislate slavery into any territory or state, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the constitution of the United States...
Page 109 - ... 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 lv - An act to provide for the better security of the lives of passengers on board of vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam...
Page 18 - Rule 27.] [In the appointment of the standing committees, the Senate will proceed, by ballot, severally to appoint the Chairman of each committee ; and then, by one ballot, the other members necessary to complete the same...
Page 78 - I ask for the yeas and nays. The yeas and nays were ordered.
Page 133 - Washington, during the time for which they shall hold their respective offices; three members of the Senate, and three members of the House of Representatives...
Page 59 - The unqualified right of the people of the Slaveholding States to the protection of their property in the States, in the Territories, and in the wilderness in which Territorial Governments are as yet unorganized.
Page 79 - ... should vote in the affirmative, every question for more would be precluded : but at that extreme which would unite few, and then to advance or recede, till you get to a number which will unite a bare majority.

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