Thirty Years of Labor. 1859-1889: In which the History of the Attempts to Form Organizations of Workingmen for the Discussion of Political, Social and Economic Questions is Traced. The National Labor Union of 1866, the Industrial Brotherhood of 1874, and the Order of the Knights of Labor of America and the World. The Chief and Most Important Principles in the Preamble of the Knights of Labor Discussed and Explained with Views of the Author on Land, Labor, and Transportation

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Excelsior publishing house, 1889 - Knights of labor - 690 pages

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Page 656 - No certificate, however, shall be given, or patent issued therefor, until the expiration of five years from the date of such entry; and if at the expiration of such time, or at any time within two years thereafter, the person making such entry ; or if he be dead, his widow ; or in case of her death, his heirs or devisee...
Page 75 - Eight hours shall constitute a day's work for all laborers, workmen and mechanics who may be employed by or on behalf of the Government of the United States.
Page 661 - Be It enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the passage of this act it shall be unlawful for any person, company, partnership, or corporation, in any manner whatsoever, to prepay the transportation, or in any way assist or encourage the importation or migration of any alien or aliens, any foreigner or foreigners, into the United States, its Territories, or the District of Columbia...
Page 170 - And they shall build houses, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruit of them. They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree are the days of my people, and mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands.
Page 106 - When bad men combine, the good must associate ; else they will fall, one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
Page 662 - ... aforesaid. And it shall be the duty of the district attorney of the proper district to prosecute every such suit at the expense of the United States. SEC. 4. That the master of any vessel who shall knowingly bring within the United States...
Page 655 - That any person who is the head of a family, or who has arrived at the age of twentyone years, and is a citizen of the United States, or who shall have filed his declaration of intention to become such...
Page 659 - The United States of America and the Emperor of China cordially recognize the inherent and inalienable right of man to change his home and allegiance, and also the mutual advantage of the free migration and emigration of their citizens and subjects respectively from the one country to the other for purposes of curiosity, of trade, or as permanent residents.
Page 317 - There is hereby established at the seat of Government of the United States a Department of Agriculture, the general designs and duties of which shall be to acquire and to diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with agriculture in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and to procure, propagate, and distribute among the people new and valuable seeds and plants.
Page 476 - The adoption of measures providing for the health and safety of those engaged in mining, manufacturing and building industries, and for indemnification to those engaged therein for injuries received through lack of necessary safeguards. VII. The recognition by incorporation, of trades...

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