Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1809 - Legislation
Some vols. include supplemental journals of "such proceedings of the sessions, as, during the time they were depending, were ordered to be kept secret, and respecting which the injunction of secrecy was afterwards taken off by the order of the House."
 

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Page 175 - An act to interdict the commercial intercourse between the United States and Great Britain and France and their dependencies, and for other purposes...
Page 76 - Journal as follows: (Resolved, That so much of the message of the President of the United States, as relates to finance and an uniform national currency, be referred to a select committee, with leave to report by bill or otherwise...
Page 73 - ... an act laying an embargo on all ships and vessels in the ports and harbors of the United States...
Page 200 - An act for establishing rules and articles for the government of the armies of the United States,
Page 92 - Resolved, That the secretary of the treasury be directed to prepare, and report to the senate, at their next session, a plan for the application of such means as are within the power of congress, to the purposes of opening roads and making canals; together with a statement of the undertakings of that nature, which, as objects of public improvement, may require and deserve the aid of government...
Page 11 - ... footing of equal restrictions, and relying on the conciliatory disposition of the United States, had transmitted to their legation here provisional instructions not only to offer satisfaction for the attack on the frigate Chesapeake, and to make known the determination of His Britannic Majesty to send an envoy extraordinary with powers to conclude a treaty on all the points between the two countries, but. moreover, to signify his willingness in the meantime to withdraw his orders in council,...
Page 95 - An act to regulate the laying out and making a road from Cumberland, in the State of Maryland, to the State of Ohio...
Page 76 - States, as shall be presented, or shall or may come in question, and be referred to them by the House...
Page 138 - ... to which they desire the concurrence of this House. And then he withdrew. The House proceeded to consider the said amendments; and the same being read, Ordered, That the said amendments be referred to Mr.
Page 13 - March, 1808, might not improperly be relieved from the state in which they were held for immediate service. A discharge of them has been accordingly directed. The progress made in raising and organizing the additional military...

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