Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: May 24, 1813-March 3, 1817: 1813-1817

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Side 257 - ... that he will support the Constitution of the United States, and that he absolutely and entirely renounces and abjures all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty, and particularly by name to the prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty of Which he was before a citizen or subject...
Side 80 - An act laying an embargo on all ships and vessels in the ports and harbors of the United States, and the several acts supplementary thereto," * shall have been complied with.
Side 86 - The President shall have power to fill all vacancies that may happen during the recess of the Senate, by granting commissions which shall expire at the end of their next session; but no person rejected by the Senate shall be reappointed to the same office during their ensuing recess.
Side 238 - President, or to bring them or either of them into contempt or disrepute; or to excite against them, or either or any of them, the hatred of the good people of the United States...
Side 238 - ... misdemeanor, and on conviction before any court of the United States having jurisdiction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding...
Side 10 - Resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to cause to be laid before the Senate, copies of the commissions granted to Albert Gallatin, John Q.
Side 304 - Waiving the question of the constitutional authority of the legislature to establish an incorporated bank, as being precluded in my judgment by repeated recognitions under varied circumstances, of the validity of such an institution in acts of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the government, accompanied by indications, in different modes, of a concurrence of the general will of the nation...
Side 160 - That palter with us in a double sense ; That keep the word of promise to our ear, And break it to our hope.
Side 108 - And from the prayer of Want, and plaint of Woe, O never, never turn away thine ear! Forlorn, in this bleak wilderness below, Ah! what were man, should Heaven refuse to hear! To others do (the law is not severe) What to thyself thou wishest to be done. Forgive thy foes ; and love thy parents dear, And friends, and native land; nor those alone : All human weal and woe learn thou to make thine own.
Side 432 - Resolved, That the Committee of Ways and Means be instructed to inquire into the expediency of reporting a bill increasing the duties on foreign luxuries of all kinds and on such foreign manufactures as are now coming into ruinous competition with American labor.