Documents, Messages and Other Communications, Made to the General Assembly, Volume 7

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Page 52 - O'Brien, of the same place, party of the second part, Witnesseth, that the said party of the first part, for and in consideration of...
Page 8 - The augmentation of the active or productive capital of a country. Gold and silver, when they are employed merely as the instruments of exchange and alienation, have been not improperly denominated dead stock; but when deposited in banks, to become the basis of a paper circulation, which takes their character and place, as the signs or representatives of value, they then acquire life, or, in other words, an active and productive quality.
Page 59 - England, which he defined in 1835 as 'madness consisting in a morbid perversion of the natural feelings, affections, inclinations, temper, habits, moral disposition, and natural impulses, without any remarkable disorder or defect of the intellect or knowing and reasoning faculties, and particularly without any insane illusion or hallucination
Page 10 - States, a sum, not exceeding ten millions of dollars, or so much thereof as, in his opinion, the exigencies of the public service may require, to be applied to the payment of appropriations...
Page 77 - Part further covenants and agrees to merchandise such wheat in foreign ports , it being understood and agreed between the Party of the First Part and the Party of the Second Part...
Page 61 - State's proportion of the surplus revenue,'" passed March twentyeighth, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven, for the purposes of such associations.
Page 53 - ... up a figure, and placed it at the foot of the bed, and told the child if she moved or cried it would get her. In the course of the evening the mother's mind became so forcibly impressed that something was wrong at home, that she could not remain without going to ascertain if any thing extraordinary had occurred. She found all the servants dancing and in great glee ; and on inquiring for her child, was told that she was in bed. She ran up stairs and found the figure at the foot of the bed, where...
Page 41 - Treasury half yearly on the first day of January and July in each year, during the operation of this act, to such person or persons as the respective Legislatures of the said States and Territories, or the Governors thereof, in case the Legislatures shall have made no such appointment, shall authorize and direct to receive the same.
Page 53 - A melancholy instance of the sudden effect of terror happened a few years ago in the north of England. A lady had gone out to pay an evening visit, at which she was expected to stay late. The servants took advantage of the absence of the family to have a party at the house. The nurse-maid, in order to have enjoyment without being disturbed by a little girl who was entrusted to her care, and who would not remain in bed by herself, determined upon frightening her into being quiet. For this purpose...

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