Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and Executive Documents: 14th Congress, 1st Session-48th Congress, 2nd Session and Special Session, Volume 2

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Page 145 - Wherefore if thy hand or thy foot offend thee, cut them off, and cast them from thee: it is better for thee to enter into life halt or maimed, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast into everlasting fire.
Page 24 - The President is authorized to prescribe such regulations for the admission of persons into the civil service of the United States as may best promote the efficiency thereof...
Page 35 - ... and though the greatest quietness reigned on board, and though the sea was without a ripple, we could hear nothing. We could plainly see the steam-puffs which announced the beginning and the end of a series of trumpetblasts, but the blasts themselves were quite inaudible. It was now 4 PM, and my intention at first was to halt at this distance, which was beyond the sound-range...
Page 6 - WHEREAS, the legislature of the State of West Virginia is not now in session and cannot be convened in time to meet the present emergency, and the Executive of said State...
Page 111 - The returns of every election for Governor shall be sealed up and transmitted to the seat of government by the returning officers, directed to the Speaker of the Senate, who shall open and publish them...
Page 4 - And the United States also solemnly pledges its faith to make provision, at the earliest practicable period, for the redemption of the United States notes in coin.
Page 47 - The power thus confided by Congress to the President is, doubtless, of a very high and delicate nature. A free people are naturally jealous of the exercise of military power; and the power to call the militia into actual service is certainly felt to be one of no ordinary magnitude. But it is not a power which can be executed without a correspondent responsibility.
Page 139 - I invoke the aid and cooperation of all good citizens thereof to uphold law and preserve public peace. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.
Page 4 - I am not a believer in any artificial method of making paper money equal to coin when the coin is not owned or held ready to redeem the promises to pay ; for paper money is nothing more than promises to pay, and is valuable exactly in proportion to the amount of coin that it can be converted into.
Page 41 - ... of the General Assembly : the person having the highest number of votes shall be governor ; but if two or more shall be equal and highest in votes, one of them shall be chosen Governor by joint ballot of both houses of the General Assembly.

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