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Side 78 - Philadelphia, be, and shall be, for ever hereafter, persons able and capable in law, to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended...
Side 131 - That there shall be in the said department an inferior officer, to be appointed by the said principal officer, to be employed therein as he shall deem proper, and to be called the chief clerk in the department of war, and who, whenever the said principal officer shall be removed from office by the President of the United States, or in any other case of vacancy, shall, during such vacancy, have the charge and custody of all records, books and papers, appertaining to the said department.
Side 204 - Assembly ; provided that, for every five hundred free male inhabitants, there shall be one representative, and so on progressively with the number of free male inhabitants shall the right of representation increase, until the number of representatives shall amount to twenty-five, after which the number and proportion of representatives shall be regulated by the legislature...
Side 203 - ... shall happen in the council by death or removal from office, the house of Representatives shall nominate two persons qualified as aforesaid, for each vacancy, and return their names to Congress ; one of whom Congress shall appoint and Commission for the residue of the term ; and every five years...
Side 182 - ... as shall be requisite for its immediate accommodation in relation to the convenient transaction of its business, and such as shall have been...
Side 405 - ... being thereof convicted by due course of law, shall be sentenced...
Side 201 - Congress a secretary, whose commission shall continue in force for four years, unless sooner revoked; he shall reside in the district and have a freehold estate therein in five hundred acres of land while in the exercise of his office...
Side 210 - The navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same, shall be common highways and forever free, as well to the inhabitants of the said Territory as to the citizens of the United States and those of any other States that may be admitted into the Confederacy, without any tax, impost, or duty therefor.
Side 186 - In case of excess, the directors, under whose administration .it shall happen, shall be liable for the same in their natural and private capacities; and an action of debt may, in such case, be brought against them, or any...
Side 345 - States, and leave a widow, or, if no widow, a child or children under sixteen years of age, such widow, or, if no widow, such child or children, shall be entitled to receive half the monthly pay to which the deceased was entitled at the time of his death...

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