The Philadelphia Times Almanac

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The Times, 1887 - Almanacs, American
 

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Page 23 - ... that it is bona fide his Intention to become a citizen of the United States, and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty, and particularly, by name to the prince, potentate, state or sovereignty of which the alien may be at the time a citizen or subject.
Page 23 - Any alien, being under the age of twenty-one years, who has resided in the United States three years next preceding his arriving at that age, and who has continued to reside therein to the time he may make application to be admitted a citizen thereof, may, after he arrives at the age of twenty-one years, and after he has resided five years within the United States, including the three years of his minority...
Page 23 - He shall, before he is admitted to citizenship, declare on oath in open court that he will support the Constitution of the United States, and that he absolutely and entirely renounces and abjures all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty, and particularly by name to the prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty of which he was before a citizen or subject...
Page 23 - States, be considered as citizens thereof ; and the children of persons who now are, or have been, citizens of the United States, shall, though born out of the limits and jurisdiction of the United States...
Page 36 - We are uncompromisingly in favor of the American system of protection ; we protest against its destruction as proposed by the President and his party. They serve the interests of Europe ; we will support the interests of America.
Page 6 - Square Measure. 144 square inches 1 square foot, 9 square feet 1 square yard, 30J square yards 1 square rod, 40 square rods 1 rood, 4 roods 1 acre. Surveyors
Page 6 - Liquid Measure. — 4 gills = 1 pint; 2 pints = 1 quart; 4 quarts = 1 gallon; 31| gallons = 1 barrel; 2 barrels = 1 hogshead.
Page 3 - Tliis year there will be four Eclipses, two of the Sun and two of the Moon, and a Transit of Mercury over the Sun's disc.
Page 24 - Domini one thousand eight hundred and ninetyfive, no person within this Commonwealth shall be joined in marriage, until a license shall have been obtained for that purpose from the clerk of the orphans...
Page 36 - ... of America. We accept the issue and confidently appeal to the people for their judgment. The protective system must be maintained. Its abandonment has always been followed by general disaster to all interests, except those of the usurer and the sheriff. We denounce the Mills Bill as destructive to the general business, the labor and the farming interests of the country, and we heartily indorse the consistent and patriotic action of the Republican Representatives in Congress in opposing its passage.

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