The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge

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Page 324 - An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands and to grant pre-emption rights...
Page 88 - PRIVILEGE OF FRANKING. Letters and packets to and from the following officers of the government, are by law received and conveyed by post, free of postage : The President and Vice-President of the United States; Secretaries of State, Treasury, War, and Navy ; Attorney-General...
Page 305 - Cass, to treat with the Indians in the north-west, at Greenville ; and, in the following year, he was placed at the head of a commission to treat with various other important tribes. In 1816...
Page 3 - the 2589th year since the era of Nabonassar, which has been assigned to Wednesday the 26th of February of the 3967th year of the Julian Period, which corresponds, according to the chronologists, to the 747th, and, according to the astronomers, to the 746th year, before the birth of Christ ;
Page 87 - RATES OF POSTAGE. On a single Letter composed of One Piece of Paper. For any distance, not exceeding 30 miles, 6 cents. Over 30, and not exceeding 80 " 10 " Over 80, and not exceeding 150...
Page 66 - Albany — 3d Tuesday in January ; — Utica — 2d Tuesday in July ; — Rochester — 3d Tuesday in May; — Buffalo — 2d Tuesday in October. — One term annually in the county of St. Lawrence, Clinton, or Franklin, at such time and place as the judge may direct. ' New Brunswick — 2d Tuesday in March and Sept. ; — Burlington — 3d Tuesday in May and Novem
Page 126 - Carolina, and South Carolina, the Governor is voted for by the people ; and, if no one has a majority of all the votes, in the states in which such a majority is required, the legislature elects to the office of Governor one of the candidates voted for by the people.
Page 58 - Vice-President of the United States is the President of the Senate, in which body he has only a casting vote, which is given in case of an equal division of the votes of the Senators. In his absence, a President pro tempore, is chosen by the Senate.
Page 244 - The Senate consists of 18 members, elected for two years; the House of Representatives, of 53 members, elected annually. Pay of each, $3 a day during the session of the legislature. The seat of government is at Detroit, or wherever the legislature shall direct, till 1847, when a permanent seat of government is to be established.
Page 67 - MAINE. N. HAMPSHIRE. VERMONT. MASSACHUSETTS. RHODE ISLAND. CONNECTICUT. NEW YORK, S. DISTRICT. N. DISTRICT. NEW JERSEY. PENNSYLVANIA, E. DISTRICT, W. DISTRICT. DELAWARE. MARYLAND. VIRGINIA, E. DISTRICT. W. DISTRICT. N. CAROLINA. S. CAROLINA.

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