Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1829 - United States
 

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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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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Read full review

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Page 978 - When any member is about to speak in debate, or deliver any matter to the House, he shall rise from his seat, and respectfully address himself to " Mr. Speaker," and shall confine himself to the question under debate, and avoid personality.
Page 35 - Both the constitutionality and the expediency of the law creating this bank, are well questioned by a large portion of our fellow-citizens ; and it must be admitted by all that it has failed in the great end of establishing a uniform and sound currency.
Page 978 - While the Speaker is putting any question, or addressing the House, none shall walk out of, or across the House ; nor, in such case, or when a member is speaking, shall entertain private discourse ; nor, while a member is speaking, shall pass between him and the Chair.
Page 984 - Expenditures to examine into the state of the several public departments, and particularly into laws making appropriations of money, and to report whether the moneys have been disbursed conformably with such laws ; and also to report from time to time such provisions and arrangements as may be necessary to add to the economy of the departments, and the accountability of their officers.
Page 280 - An Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States, in the Revolutionary war...
Page 543 - An act to authorize the State of Tennessee to issue grants and perfect titles to certain lands therein described, and to settle the claims to the vacant and unappropriated lands within the same...
Page 977 - All acts, addresses, and joint resolutions, shall be signed by the Speaker; and all writs, warrants, and subpoenas, issued by order of the House, shall be under his hand and seal, attested by the Clerk.

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