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Page 205 - When a question has been once made and carried in the affirmative or negative, it shall be in order for any member of the majority to move for the reconsideration thereof...
Page 219 - No standing rule or order of the House shall be rescinded or changed without one day's notice being given of the motion therefor. Nor shall any rule be suspended, except by a vote of at least two-thirds of the members present. Nor shall the order of business, as established by the rules...
Page 181 - If any citizen of the United States, or other person, not being an Indian, shall attempt to settle on any of the lands...
Page 4 - House, he shall, with due respect, address himself to the President, confining himself strictly to the point in debate. 5. No member shall speak more than twice in the same debate, without leave of the House.
Page 54 - IT becomes my painful duty to announce to you the death of our senior member in the United States Senate.
Page 205 - ... and such motion shall take precedence of all other questions except a motion to adjourn.
Page 175 - River, which have been reserved by law for the Virginia troops upon continental establishment, should, from the North Carolina line bearing in further upon the Cumberland lands than was expected, prove insufficient for their legal bounties, the deficiency should be made up to the said troops in good lands, to be laid off between the rivers Scioto and Little Miami, on the northwest side of the river Ohio, in such proportions as have been engaged to them by the laws of Virginia.
Page 4 - After the yeas and nays shall have been taken, and before they are counted or entered on the Journal, the clerk shall read over the names of those who voted in the affirmative and of those who voted in the negative, at which time any senator shall have the right to correct any mistake committed in enrolling his name.
Page 59 - That his Excellency the Governor, be requested to transmit a copy of these resolutions to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress, at as early a day as practicable.
Page 8 - If any person shall tamper with a witness in respect of his evidence to be given before this house, or one of its committees, or directly or indirectly endeavor to deter or hinder a person from appearing or giving evidence, it shall be deemed a high misdemeanor, which the house will severely punish. 42. No person shall be taken into custody by the sergeant at arms on any complaint of breach of privilege, until the matter is examined by the committee of privileges and elections and reported to the...