The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States: With an Appendix, Containing Important State Papers and Public Documents, and All the Laws of a Public Nature; with a Copious Index ... [First To] Eighteenth Congress.--first Session: Comprising the Period from [March 3, 1789] to May 27, 1824, Inclusive. Comp. from Authentic Materials

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Page 99 - An Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States, in the Revolutionary war...
Page 643 - Indians with whom they may be at war at the time of such ratification; and forthwith to restore to such tribes or nations, respectively, all the possessions, rights, and privileges which they may have enjoyed or been entitled to in one thousand eight hundred and eleven, previous to such hostilities...
Page 99 - Union on an equal footing with the original states, and for other purposes," whereby the said state has become one of the United States of America; in order therefore to provide for the due execution of the laws of the United States within the...
Page 193 - An act in addition to an act more effectually to provide for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States, and for other purposes...
Page 183 - President or President pro tempore may call a member to fill the chair during the time the Senate shall remain in Committee of the Whole; and the chairman (so called) shall, during such time, have the powers of a Presidentp-o tempore.
Page 677 - If a Roman citizen had been asked, if he did not fear that the conqueror of Gaul might establish a throne upon the ruins of public liberty, he would have instantly repelled the unjust insinuation. Yet Greece...
Page 77 - to provide for the more convenient organization of the courts of the United States...
Page 201 - An act to continue in force an act regulating- the currency within the United States, of the gold coins of Great Britain, France, Portugal and Spain, and the crowns of France, and five franc pieces.
Page 45 - Resolved, That the Committee on Military Affairs be instructed to inquire into the expediency of converting a portion of the forts of the United States...
Page 519 - States, except in cases of impeachment ; to recommend to the consideration of Congress such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient...

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