Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and Executive Documents: 14th Congress, 1st Session-48th Congress, 2nd Session and Special Session, Volume 6

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Page 123 - That when the lands in the said Territory shall be surveyed under the direction of the government of the United States, preparatory to bringing the same into market, sections numbered sixteen and thirty-six in each township in said Territory shall be and the same are hereby reserved for the purpose of being applied to schools in said Territory, and in the States and Territories hereafter to be erected out of the same.
Page 203 - Mutual suspicions and reproaches may in time create mutual hostility, and artful and designing men will always be found who are ready to foment these fatal divisions, and to inflame the natural jealousies of different sections of the country. The history of the world is full of such examples, and especially the history of republics.
Page 156 - I do swear that I will support the constitution of the United States, and faithfully discharge the duties of in the of the militia of the district of Columbia, to the best of my skill and judgment; so help me God.
Page 87 - COMPTBOLLEB'S OFFICE, November 27, 1856. ) SIB: Yonr favor of the 13th was received yesterday, with the following papers: 1. Your bond in the penal sum of ten thousand dollars, conditioned for the faithful expenditure of five thousand dollars appropriated for a library for Kansas Territory, to be expended by the Governor thereof. 2. A requisition drawn on the Secretary of the Treasury for said appropriation of five thousand dollars, to be paid to John H.
Page 188 - I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 9th instant, in which " you require immediately two additional companies of dragoons to report to you," in consequence of your confidence "that there is a conspiracy on foot to disturb the peace...
Page 208 - I HEREBY CERTIFY the foregoing to be a true copy of the laws adopted at a miners' meeting, held in Russell District, on Saturday, July 28th, 1860; a copy of which is filed in my office.
Page 108 - Territory, to repel invasions or suppress insurrection ; to take care that the laws be faithfully executed, and to recommend such laws, as they may consider necessary, to the representatives of the people for their action. Two members of the committee shall constitute...
Page 121 - This sedition law was impugned as being directly opposed to the letter and spirit of the Constitution of the United States and as wholly inconsistent with the rights of citizens and the liberty of the press.
Page 170 - Republican form of government, shall be admitted into the Union on an equality with the original States, with or without slavery, as the Constitution of the State shall prescribe.
Page 202 - ... of the Chief Magistrate, as if it were desired that he should favor a particular quarter of the country, instead of fulfilling the duties of his station with impartial justice to all ; and the possible dissolution of the Union has at length become an ordinary and familiar subject of discussion. Has the warning voice of Washington been forgotten...

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