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Page iv - Congress the whole of such reports, or such portions thereof as he shall see fit. The Regents of the Smithsonian Institution are authorized to permit said association to deposit its collections, manuscripts, books, pamphlets, and other material for history in the Smithsonian Institution or in the National Museum at their discretion, upon such conditions and under such rules as they shall prescribe.
Page 189 - ... to them from the accumulations of others. Certainly the right to suppress them is governmental, to be exercised at all times by those in power at their discretion. Any one, therefore, who accepts a lottery charter does so with the implied understanding that the people, in their sovereign capacity and through their properly constituted agencies, may resume it at any time when the public good shall require, whether it be paid for or not.
Page 32 - ... with the advice, assent, and approbation of the freemen of the said country, or the greater part of them, or of their delegates or deputies...
Page 150 - He was a member of the convention that ratified the Constitution of the United States, and also of the convention that drafted the constitution of the State of Pennsylvania.
Page 391 - Result of Some Researches Among the British Archives for Information Relative to the Founders of New England; Made in the Years 1858, 1859 and 1860.
Page 204 - President, not extending beyond the military occupation of the city of New Orleans, or the restoration of the civil authority in that city and in the State of Louisiana.
Page 30 - Assembly, hath often caused great contentions and animosities in this province, and hath very much obstructed the public business." 1 On November 4 of the same year the act was supplemented by a further act, consisting of thirty-five sections, for " the Establishment of Religious Worship in this Province according to the Church of England, and for the Erecting of Churches for the Public Worship of God, and also for the Maintenance of Ministers and the Building Convenient Houses for them...
Page 151 - May the sword of the parent never be stained with the blood of her children." Two or three broad-brims over against me at table ; one of them said, this is not a toast, but a prayer ; come, let us join in it.
Page 140 - About four o'clock, we were called down to dinner. The furniture was all rich. Turtle, and every other thing, flummery, jellies, sweetmeats of twenty sorts, trifles, whipped sillabubs, floating islands, fools, &c. and then a dessert of fruits, raisins, almonds, pears, peaches. Wines most excellent and admirable. I drank Madeira at a great rate, and found no inconvenience in it.