The Government of the District of Columbia: A Study in Federal and Municipal Administration

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J. Byrne & Company, 1909 - District of Columbia - 298 pages
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Page 99 - To make and enforce all such reasonable and usual police regulations as they may deem necessary for the protection of lives, limbs, health, comfort, and quiet of all persons and the protection of all property within the District of Columbia.
Page 216 - such reasonable and usual police regulations "as they may deem necessary for the protection of lives, limbs, health, comfort and quiet of all persons, and the protection of all property within the District of Columbia.'
Page 180 - as they may deem necessary for the protection of lives, limbs, health, comfort and quiet of all persons, and the protection of all property within the District of Columbia."*
Page 29 - that an appeal from me to the judgment and discretion of some of my friends might effect a change in the vote, and the machine of government, now suspended, might be again set in motion. I told him that I was really a stranger to the whole subject; not
Page 32 - and to him is due the plan upon which the city of "Washington has been constructed. The federal district was christened by the Commissioners, who wrote to Major L'Enfant on September 9, 1791: "We have agreed that the Federal district shall be called 'The Territory of Columbia,' and the Federal city the 'City of Washington.
Page 47 - faithfully executed. A secretary, appointed for the same term and in the same manner as the governor, was to take the place of that officer in case of the latter's absence or disability. Legislative power was vested in a legislative assembly composed of a council and a house of delegates. The council
Page 264 - District, shall give notice of such intention by publishing a copy of the bill at least once a week for four successive weeks in a newspaper published in the District of Columbia.
Page 17 - not a satisfactory ground for expecting adequate and prompt exertions of this state for supporting the dignity of the federal government, the president on the advice of the committee be authorized and directed to summon the members of Congress to meet on Thursday next at Trenton or Princeton, in New Jersey.
Page 48 - have been submitted to the people, and have received a majority of the votes cast for members of the legislative assembly.
Page 24 - miles square, on the banks of either side of the Delaware, not more than eight miles above or below the falls thereof, for a federal town; that they be authorized to purchase the soil, or such part of it as they may judge necessary, to be paid

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