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 258 - ... 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, before any department, court-martial, bureau, officer or any civil, military, or naval commission whatever...
Page 258 - ... directly or indirectly, himself, or by any other person in trust for him, or for his use or benefit, or on his account, undertake, execute, hold, or enjoy, in whole or in part, any contract or agreement, made or entered Into in behalf of the United States...
Page 5 - 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 258 - 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...
Page 321 - 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.
Page 153 - Political therefore, or civil liberty, which is that of a member of society, is no other than natural liberty so far restrained by human laws, and no farther, as is necessary and expedient for the general advantage of the public.
Page 151 - Legislature undertakes to define by statute a new offense, and provide for its punishment, it should express its will in language that need not deceive the common mind. Every man should be able to know with certainty when he is committing a crime.
Page 186 - 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 258 - Congress shall, directly or indirectly, himself, or by any other person whatsoever in trust for him...
Page 140 - ... breach of the peace, shall be privileged from arrest, during the session of the General Assembly, and in going to and returning from the same ; and shall not be subject to any civil process, during the session of the General Assembly, nor during the fifteen days next before the commencement thereof. For any speech or debate in either House, a member shall not be questioned in any other place.

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