Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress, 2nd Session

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Page 39 - Constitution of the United States. Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of both houses concurring), »That the following article be proposed to the legislatures of the several States as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which, when ratified by three-fourths of said legislatures, shall be valid as part of the Constitution ; namely : — ARTICLE XIV.
Page 2 - Majesty shall be continued westward along the said forty-ninth parallel of north latitude to the middle of the channel which separates the continent from Vancouver's Island, and thence southerly through the middle of the said channel, and of Fuca's Straits to the Pacific Ocean...
Page 19 - SECTION 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. SEC. 2. The congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
Page 3 - Resolved, That our Senators and Representatives in Congress be respectfully...
Page 15 - Resolved, That his Excellency the Governor be requested to transmit copies of the foregoing report and resolutions to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress...
Page 21 - Congress are urged to use their influence to bring about such an arrangement ; and in such negotiation to secure if possible the construction of a ship canal connecting the St. Lawrence with Lake Champlain ; and that our government, in case the state of New York will consent thereto, offer in exchange therefor, to enlarge the Champlain Canal to the same proportions as that which shall connect the St. Lawrence and Lake Champlain, and allow the use thereof upon the same terms as are imposed upon American...
Page 17 - Therefore, be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Texas that the said proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America be, and the same is hereby, ratified by the Legislature of the State of Texas.
Page 19 - Company" as the same remains on file in this office. In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Secretary's Office to be affixed the day and year above written.

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