PUBLIC DOCUMENTS PRINTED BY ORDER OF THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES, DURING THE SECOND SESSION OF THE TWENTY-SIXTH CONGRESS BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF WASHINGTON, DECEMBER 1, 1840, AND IN THE SIXTY-FIFHT YEAR OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES.

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Side 401 - It is also agreed on the part of the United States that such warriors of the Cherokee nation as were engaged on the side of the United States in the late war with Great Britain and the southern tribes of Indians, and who were wounded in such service shall be entitled to such pensions as shall be allowed them by the Congress of the United States to commence from the period of their disability.
Side 404 - Vermont New York New Jersey Pennsylvania Delaware Maryland Virginia. North Carolina South Carolina Georgia Alabama. Mississippi Louisiana Tennessee Kentucky Ohio Indiana Illinois Missouri Arkansas Michigan Florida Wisconsin Territory....
Side xlvii - An act to provide for the better security of the lives of passengers on board of vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam...
Side 4 - ... special legislation. Whilst such has been our condition for the last four years in relation to revenue, we have during the same period been subjected to an unavoidable continuance of large extraordinary expenses necessarily growing out of past transactions, and which could not be immediately arrested without great prejudice to the public interest. Of these, the charge upon the Treasury in consequence of the Cherokee treaty alone, without adverting to others arising out of Indian treaties, has...
Side 2 - In my last annual message you were informed that the proposition for a commission of exploration and survey promised by Great Britain had been received, and that a counter project, including also a provision for the certain and final adjustment of the limits in dispute, was then before the British Government for its consideration. The answer of that Government, accompanied by additional propositions of its own, was received through its minister here since your separation. These were promptly considered,...
Side 5 - ... should a free people, if it be possible to avoid it, expose themselves to the necessity of having to treat of the peace, the honor, or the safety of the Republic, with. the Governments of foreign creditors, who, however well disposed they may be to cultivate with us in general friendly relations, are nevertheless, by the law of their own condition, made hostile to the success and permanency of political institutions like ours. Most humiliating may be the embarrassments consequent upon such a...
Side 543 - ... thereupon. Nothing, however, herein contained shall be construed to extend to any incorporated company, where such contract or agreement is made for the general benefit of such incorporation or company, as provided In section 116 of the act of Congress approved March 4, 1909 (35 Stat.
Side 401 - An act to provide for liquidating and paying certain claims of the State of Virginia," you propose for my opinion the two following questions arising out of those provisions, viz : 1.
Side 238 - It being understood, that the said Indians are to remove from all that part of the land now ceded, which is within the State of Illinois, immediately on the ratification of this treaty, but to be permitted to retain possession of the country north of the boundary line of the said State, for the term of three years, without molestation or interruption and under the protection of the laws of the United States.
Side 9 - ... its charter and set the laws at defiance with impunity; and when, too, it had become most apparent that to believe that such an accumulation of powers can ever be granted without the certainty of being abused was to indulge in a fatal delusion? To avoid the necessity of a permanent debt and its inevitable consequences I have advocated and endeavored to carry into effect the policy of confining the appropriations for the public service to such objects only as are clearly within the constitutional...

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