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Gray and Bowen, 1859

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Side 142 - Union at that time ; and if so, shall proceed to form a constitution, and take all necessary steps for the establishment of a state government, in conformity with the federal constitution, subject to the approval and ratification of the people of the proposed state.
Side 119 - The marine corps is subject to the laws and regulations of the navy, except when detached for service with the army by the order of the President of the United States.
Side 142 - Constitution, subject to such limitations and restrictions as to the mode and manner of its approval or ratification by the people of the proposed State as they may have prescribed by law, and shall be entitled to admission into the Union as a State under such constitution, thus fairly and legally made, with or without slavery, as said constitution may prescribe.
Side 146 - AN ACT to authorize the President of the United States, in conjunction with the State of Texas, to run and mark the boundary lines between the Territories of the United States and the State of Texas.
Side 338 - ... debt for works of internal improvement, or be a party in carrying on such works ; but whenever grants of land, or other property, shall have been made to the state, especially dedicated by the grant to particular works of internal improvement, the state may carry on such particular works, and shall devote thereto the avails of such grants, and may pledge or appropriate the revenues derived from such works in aid of their completion.
Side 311 - It shall have original jurisdiction in quo warranto, mandamus, habeas corpus and procedendo, and such appellate jurisdiction as may be provided by law. It shall hold at least one term in each year at the seat of government, and such other terms, there or elsewhere, as may be provided by law.
Side 180 - The establishment of private expresses for the conveyance of any letters, packets, or packages of letters, or other matter transmissible in the United States mail (newspapers, pamphlets, magazines, and periodicals excepted), from one city, town, or other place, to any other city, town, or place in the United States, between which the United States mail is regularly transported, is prohibited, but letters, &c.
Side 141 - I therefore cordially acquiesced in what has been called the English compromise and approved the "act for the admission of the State of Kansas into the Union ' ' upon the terms therein prescribed.
Side 179 - Those postmasters who are required to keep a register of the arrival and departure of the mails, are allowed ten cents for each monthly return made to the Postmaster-General. Two mills are allowed for delivery of each newspaper not chargeable with postage.
Side 6 - The Jewish year generally contains 354 days, or 12 lunations of the Moon ; but in a cycle of 19 years, an intercalary month (Veadar) is 7 times introduced, for the purpose of rendering the average duration of the year nearly or quite correct. MAHOMETAN CALENDAR. The Mahometan Era dates from the flight of Mahomet to Medina, July 16th, AD 622.

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