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Page 69 - An act granting the right of way and making a grant of land to the States of Illinois, Mississippi and Alabama, in aid of the construction of a railroad from Chicago to Mobile...
Page 177 - to send out a surveying and exploring expedition to the Pacific Ocean and [the] South Seas, and for that purpose to employ a sloop of war, and to purchase or provide such other smaller vessels as may be necessary and proper to render the said expedition efficient and useful.
Page 70 - States, after actual surveys ; thence running westerly upon the most direct, central, and practicable route, through the territories of the United States to the western boundary of the Territory of Nevada, there to meet and connect with the line of the Central Pacific Railroad Company of California.
Page 19 - A uniform nomenclature for the description of articles of merchandise imported and exported; and 3. The establishment at Washington of an international bureau of information. The conference also at its final session decided to establish in the city of Washington, as a fitting memorial of its meeting, a Latin-American library, to be formed by contributions from the several nations, of historical, geographical, and literary works, maps, manuscripts, and official documents relating to the history and...
Page 3 - State, inclosing a report adopted by the International American Conference, recently in session at this capital, recommending the establishment of an international American...
Page 6 - X. The appointment of an umpire, and his acceptance, shall take .place before the arbitrators enter upon the hearing of the questions in dispute. ARTICLE XI. The umpire shall not act as a member of the court, but his duties and powers shall be limited to the decision of questions, whether principal or incidental, upon which the arbitrators shall be unable to agree. ARTICLE XII.
Page 29 - Foreigners are entitled to enjoy all the civil rights enjoyed by natives; and they shall be accorded all the benefits of said rights in all that is essential as well as in the form or procedure, and the legal remedies incident thereto, absolutely in like manner as said natives.