The Conkling and Blaine-Fry Controversy, in 1866: The Outbreak of the Life-long Feud Between the Two Great Statesmen, Roscoe Conkling and James G. Blaine

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Press of A.G. Sherwood & Company, 1893 - New York (State) - 341 pages
 

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Page 319 - JACKSON and others called for the yeas and nays. The yeas and nays were ordered. The question was taken; and it was decided in the affirmative- yeas 134, nays 104, not voting 84 ... So the substitute was agreed to. ... MR. CALDWELL. I demand the yeas and nays on the passage of the bill.
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Page 3 - That whatsoever is enacted, or declared for Law, by the Commons, in Parliament assembled, hath the Force of Law; and all the People of this Nation are concluded thereby, although the Consent and Concurrence of King, or House of Peers, be not had thereunto.
Page 256 - States, shall, directly or indirectly, receive, or agree to receive, any compensation whatever for any services rendered or to be rendered to any person, either by himself or another in relation to any proceeding, contract, claim, controversy, charge, accusation, arrest, or other matter or thing in which the United States is a party or directly or indirectly interested...
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Page 184 - The previous question was seconded and the main question ordered ; and under the operation thereof the resolution was agreed to. "Mr. Randall moved to reconsider the vote by which the resolution was adopted: and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. "The latter motion was agreed to.
Page 194 - York, all provost marshals and other military officers are hereby directed to give him free access to all their official records and correspondence, and to furnish him certified copies of any papers that he may require. By order of the Secretary of War : CA DANA, Assistant Secretary of War.
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