The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year ..., Volume 28

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Gray and Bowen, 1856 - Almanacs, American
 

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Page 143 - State shall be subject to the disposal of the legislature thereof, for the purposes aforesaid and no other; and the said railroad and branches shall be and remain a public highway, for the use of the government of the United States, free from toll or other charge upon the transportation of any property or troops of the United States.
Page 313 - ... shall be appointed for one year, one for two years, one for three years, one for four years, and one for five years.
Page 142 - ... thereof, granted as aforesaid, or that the right of pre-emption has attached to the same ; then it shall be lawful for any agent or agents, to be appointed by the Governor of said State, to select, subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior...
Page 259 - ... major part of them, and the judges of the court of appeals, or the major part of them.
Page 267 - The governor, or person administering the government, the chancellor, and the six judges of the court of errors and appeals, or a major part of them, of whom the governor, or person administering the government, shall be one, may remit fines and forfeitures, and grant pardons, after conviction, in all cases except impeachment.
Page 122 - Court is held twice every year, for each State within the Circuit, by a Justice of the Supreme Court, assigned to the Circuit, and by the District Judge of the State or District in which the Court sits.
Page 193 - 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 260 - The Supreme Court has general jurisdiction in law and equity, and power to review judgments of the County Courts, and of the old Courts of Common Pleas. For the election of the justices, the State is divided into eight judicial districts, each of which elects four to serve eight years, with an annual salary of $ 2,500.
Page 324 - No law shall authorize any debt to be contracted, on behalf of the State, except in the following cases: To meet casual deficits in the revenue ; to pay the interest on the State Debt; to repel invasion, suppress insurrection, or if hostilities be threatened, provide for the public defense.
Page 144 - An act making a grant of alternate sections of the public lands to the State of Michigan to aid in the construction of certain railroads in said State and for other purposes...

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