The Congressional Globe

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Page 359 - States, and for introducing among them the habits and arts of civilization, the president of the United States shall be, and he is hereby authorized...
Page 569 - Resolved, That the committee of ways and means be instructed to inquire into the expediency of appropriating $30,000, to enable Professor Morse to establish a line of telegraph between Washington and Baltimore.
Page 9 - It became solemnly bound to hold and administer the lands ceded, as a common fund for the use and benefit of all the states, and for no other use or purpose whatever.
Page 263 - That if any such citizen, or other person, shall make a settlement on any lands belonging, or secured, or granted by treaty with the United States, to any Indian tribe, or shall survey, or attempt to survey, such lands, or designate any of the boundaries, by marking trees, or otherwise, such offender shall forfeit a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars, and suffer imprisonment, not exceeding twelve months.
Page 71 - ... of the state which I have the honor, in part, to represent.
Page 567 - Resolved, That the Committee of Ways and Means be instructed to inquire into the expediency of reporting a bill increasing the duties on foreign luxuries of all kinds and on such foreign manufactures as are now coming into ruinous competition with American labor.
Page 453 - States shall be satisfied that the discriminating or countervailing duties of such foreign nations, so far as they operate to the disadvantage of the United States, have been abolished.
Page 539 - Resolved, That the Secretary of War be directed to communicate to this House any reports in relation to the lake harbors which may have been received since his annual report.
Page 391 - legally and fully executed," were recognised in favor of actual residents, by the "Articles of Agreement and Cession" between the United States and Georgia, and that recognition is the firmest basis on which Ihcy stand.
Page 399 - An act concerning navigation," passed on the 18th day of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen; an act supplementary thereto passed the fifteenth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty, and an act entitled "An act to regulate the commercial intercourse between the United States and certain British ports...

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