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Page 357 - Toutes contributions directes ou indirectes autres que celles autorisées par la présente loi, à quelque titre et sous quelque dénomination qu'elles se perçoivent, sont formellement interdites, à peine, contre les autorités qui les ordonneraient, contre les employés qui confectionneraient les rôles et tarifs...
Page 537 - Comprehending all Islands within Twenty Leagues of any Part of the Shores of the United States, and lying between Lines to be drawn due East from the Points where the aforesaid Boundaries between Nova Scotia on the one Part, and East Florida on the other, shall respectively touch the Bay of Fundy, and the Atlantic Ocean ; excepting such Islands as now are, or heretofore have been, within the Limits of the said Province of Nova Scotia.
Page 448 - ... comme concussionnaires, sans préjudice de l'action en répétition, pendant trois années, contre tous receveurs, percepteurs ou individus qui auraient fait la perception, et sans que, pour exercer cette action devant les tribunaux, il soit besoin d'une autorisation préalable.
Page 540 - Erie; thence along the middle of said communication into Lake Erie, through the middle of said lake until it arrives at the water communication between that lake and Lake Huron ; thence along the middle of said water communication into the Lake Huron ; thence through the middle of said lake to the water communication between that lake and Lake Superior...
Page 63 - Constitution from abundant caution has. declared, "that the migration or importation of such persons as any of the States now existing shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress prior to the year 1808.
Page 540 - ... authorized, upon their oaths impartially to fix and determine, according to the true intent of the said treaty of peace, of one thousand seven hundred and eighty-three, that part of the boundary between the dominions of the two powers, which extends from the water communication between Lake Huron and Lake Superior, to the most north-western point of the lake of the Woods...
Page 382 - That if any citizen of the United States shall, within the territory or jurisdiction thereof, accept and exercise a commission to serve a foreign prince, state, colony, district, or people, in war, by land or by sea, against any prince, state, colony, district, or people, with whom the United States are at peace, the person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and shall be fined not more than two thousand dollars, and shall be imprisoned not exceeding three years.
Page 539 - Croix to the river Iroquois or Cataraguy, to be surveyed and marked, according to the said provisions. The said commissioners shall make a map of the said boundary, and annex to it a declaration under their hands and seals, certifying it to be the true map of the said boundary, and particularizing the latitude and longitude of the north-west angle of Nova ScOtia, of the north-westernmost head of Connecticut river, and of such other points of the said boundary, as they may deem proper.
Page 540 - And in the event of the said two Commissioners differing, or both or either of them refusing, declining, or wilfully omitting to act, such reports, declarations, or statements shall be made by them, or either of them, and such reference to a friendly sovereign or State shall be made in all respects as in the latter part of the fourth article is contained, and in as full a manner as if the same was herein repeated.