A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Volume 11

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Bureau of national literature, Incorporated, 1897 - Presidents
 

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Page 4724 - An Act making appropriations for the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes...
Page 4968 - States will exert all its power to devise measures for their protection and to secure to them the same rights, privileges, immunities, and exemptions as may be enjoyed by the citizens or subjects of the most favored nation, and to which they are entitled by treaty.
Page 4754 - Such examinations shall be practical in their character, and so far as may be shall relate to those matters which will fairly test the relative capacity and fitness of the persons examined to discharge the duties of the service into which they seek to be appointed.
Page 4868 - It is agreed by the high contracting parties that British subjects shall have, in common with the citizens of the United States, the liberty, for the term of years mentioned in Article XXXIII of this treaty...
Page 4703 - States may regulate, limit, or suspend such coming or residence, but may not absolutely prohibit it. The limitation or suspension shall be reasonable, and shall apply only to Chinese who may go to the United States as laborers, other classes not being included in the limitation».
Page 4792 - An act to regulate and improve the civil service of the United States...
Page 4794 - I transmit herewith to the House of Representatives a report from the Secretary of State...
Page 4867 - OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA : A PROCLAMATION. Whereas a treaty between the United States of America and her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland...
Page 4903 - ... in aid of State and local Boards, or otherwise in his discretion, in preventing and suppressing the spread of the same; and, in such emergency, in the execution of any quarantine laws which may be then in force.
Page 4871 - An act to remove certain burdens on the American merchant marine and encourage the American foreign carrying trade, and for other purposes...

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