Acts Passed at the First Session of the 1st Congress - 3d Session of the 25th Congress, 2d Session of the 27th, 1st-2d of the 29th, 1st-2d of the 30th, 1st of the 31st, 1st-3d of the 37th, 2d of the 38th, 1st of the 39th, 2d-3d of the 40th 1st-3d of the 41st, 1st-3d of the 42d, 1st of the 43d
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
additional agents allowed America in Congress amount annuity appointed appropriation Approved army assistant August authorized blacksmith catties cause cents CHAP citizens claims clerks Commissioner compensation contingent court Department directed district dred duties eighteen hundred entitled established expenses five hundred dollars forty four fourth article further enacted Government granted hereby House of Repre hundred and fifty hundred dollars imported Indians interest issued James January John judge July June land March mark Michigan month Navy notes officers otherwise paid parties payment pension persons port Post present President printing purchase receive relief repairs Representatives respective river salary seal Secretary sembled Senate and House sentatives September seven stipulated term Territory thereof third thirty thousand dollars thousand eight hundred tion Treasury treaty tribes twenty United vessels Washington York
Page 245 - And where, on the death of any person holding real estate within the territories of the one party, such real estate would, by the laws of the land, descend on a citizen or subject of the other were he not disqualified by alienage, such citizen or subject shall be allowed a reasonable time to sell the same and to withdraw the proceeds without molestation and exempt from all duties of detraction on the part of the Government of the respective States.
Page 166 - ... and may take possession thereof, either by themselves or by others acting for them, and dispose of the same at their will, paying such dues only as the inhabitants of the country wherein the said goods are shall be subject to pay in like cases.
Page 242 - River, the navigation of the said branch shall be free and open to the Hudson's Bay Company, and to all British subjects trading with the same, to the point where the said branch meets the main stream of the Columbia, and thence down the said main stream to the ocean, with free access into and through the said river or rivers, it being understood that all the usual portages along the line thus described shall, in like manner, be free and open.
Page 90 - That all salt springs within said State, not exceeding twelve in number, with six sections of land adjoining, or as contiguous as may be to each...
Page 168 - Now, therefore, be it known that I, Ulysses S. Grant, President of the United States of America, have caused the said treaty to be made public, to the end that the same, and every clause and article thereof, may be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the United States and the citizens thereof.
Page 91 - The legislatures of those districts, or new states, shall never interfere with the primary disposal of the soil by the Unite'd States in Congress assem-bled, nor with any regulations Congress may find necessary for securing the title in such soil to the bona fide purchasers. No tax shall be imposed on lands the property of the United States; and in no case shall non-resident proprietors be taxed higher than residents.
Page 179 - It is agreed that any country that may be claimed by either party on the north-west coast of America, westward of the Stony Mountains, shall, together with its harbors, bays, and creeks, and the navigation of all rivers within the same, be free and open for the term of ten years from the date of the signature of the present convention, to the vessels, citizens, and subjects, of the two powers...
Page 162 - In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.