Congressional Serial Set

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Page 22 - Nachitoches, or Red River; then following the course of the Rio Roxo westward, to the degree of longitude 100 west from London...
Page 50 - An act in alteration of the several acts imposing duties on imports," approved on the nineteenth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight; and also an act entitled " An act to alter and amend the several acts imposing duties on imports...
Page 68 - Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina...
Page 22 - Upon the whole, the committee are of opinion the contract entered into by Congress with the officers of the late revolutionary army, for giving them half pay for life, has not been substantially complied with by our Government: they therefore recommend the following resolution : Resolved, That the prayer of the petitioners is reasonable, and ought to be granted.
Page 38 - ... on the enumerated article which it most resembles in any of the particulars before mentioned; and if any nonenumerated article equally resembles two or more enumerated articles on which different rates of duty are chargeable, there shall be levied...
Page lxxi - An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands and to grant preemption rights...
Page 38 - ... if any non-enumerated article equally resembles two or more enumerated articles, on which different rates of duty are chargeable, there shall be levied, collected, and paid on such non-enumerated article the same rate of duty as is chargeable on the article which it resembles paying the highest duty...
Page 40 - ... mixed with dirt or other material, and thus reduced in value to eight cents per pound, or under, the appraisers shall appraise said wool at such price, as in their opinion it. would have, cost, had it not been so mixed, and a duty thereon shall be charged in conformity with such appraisal...

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