The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge

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Page 311 - Union, so to alter the provisions of the act of congress, entitled " an act to grant a certain quantity of land to aid in the improvement of the Fox and Wisconsin rivers, and to connect the same by a canal in the territory of Wisconsin...
Page 130 - CONGRESS. THE Congress of the United States consists of a Senate and House of Representatives, and must assemble, at least, once every year, on the first Monday of December, unless it is otherwise provided by law.
Page 130 - The 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 245 - ... major part of them, and the judges of the court of appeals, or the major part of them.
Page 311 - ... the clear proceeds of all property that may accrue to the State by forfeiture or escheat, and all moneys •which may be paid as an equivalent for exemption from military duty, and the clear proceeds of all fines collected in the several counties for any breach of the penal laws...
Page 331 - Boston, and then was elected Senator of the United States for six years, from the 4th of March, 1804.
Page 159 - Under the direction of the War Department. Army proper, Military Academy, ..... Fortifications, and other works of defence, Armories, arsenals, and munitions of war...
Page 281 - No corporate body shall be hereafter created, renewed or extended with banking or discounting privileges, without six months' previous public notice of the intended application for the same in such manner as shall be prescribed by law.
Page 3 - the 2696th year since the era of Nabonassar, which has been assigned to Wednesday, the 26th of February, of the 3967th year of the Julian Period...
Page 313 - DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. The District of Columbia is under the immediate government of Congress. The city of Washington became the seat of the government of the United States in 1800; and it is the residence of the President and the other chief executive officers of the national government.

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