Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1904 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
 

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With this being an election year, I'm drawn more than usual to history and events that shaped our nation. Having read this, I'm interested to read other farewell addresses. Read full review

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Page 14 - Differences which may arise of a legal nature, or relating to the interpretation of treaties existing between the two Contracting Parties, and which it may not have been possible to settle by diplomacy, shall be referred to the Permanent Court of Arbitration established at The Hague by the Convention of...
Page 14 - In testimony, whereof I, Rutherford B. Hayes, President of the United States of America, have caused these Letters to be made Patent, and the Seal of the General Land Office to be hereunto affixed.
Page 170 - No person belonging to the active militia of the state shall be arrested on any civil process while going to, remaining at, or returning from any place at which he may be required to attend for military duty.
Page 228 - Amendment to the Constitution of the United States which provides that no person shall be "deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation.
Page 38 - Sec. 2. The period of employment of working men in smelters and all other institutions for the reduction or refining of ores or metals shall be eight hours per day, except in cases of emergency, where life or property is in imminent danger.
Page 50 - Every association shall make to the Comptroller of the Currency not less than five reports during each year, according to the form which may be prescribed by him, verified by the oath or affirmation of the president or cashier of such association, and attested by the signature of at least three of the directors.
Page 41 - But the fact that both parties are of full age, and competent to contract, does not necessarily deprive the state of the power to interfere, where the parties do not stand upon an equality, or where the public health demands that one party to the contract shall be protected against himself.
Page 41 - ... parties are of full age and competent to contract does not necessarily deprive the State of the power to interfere where the parties do not stand upon an equality, or where the public health demands that one party to the contract shall be protected against himself." "The State still retains an interest in his welfare, however reckless he may be. The whole is no greater than the sum of all the parts, and when the individual health, safety and welfare are sacrificed or neglected, the State must...
Page 6 - The tribunal is free to take into consideration new papers or documents to which its attention may be drawn by the agents or counsel of the parties. In this case, the tribunal has the right to require the production of these papers or documents, but is obliged to make them known to the opposite party.
Page 42 - We know that this is a power which may be abused, but that is no argument against its existence. For protection against abuses by legislatures the people must resort to the polls, not to the courts.

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