Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents of the ... Session of the ... Congress, Volumes 1-2; Volume 14; Volume 25; Volumes 70-71

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Gales & Seaton, 1837 - Law
 

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Page 603 - That if any person shall falsely make, forge, or counterfeit, or cause or procure...
Page 615 - Petitions, memorials, and other papers addressed to the house, shall be presented by the speaker, or by a member in his place ; a brief statement of the contents thereof...
Page 617 - The previous question shall be in this form, " Shall the main question be now put ?'' It shall only be admitted when demanded by a majority of the members present, and its effect shall be to put an end to all debate, and bring the...
Page 605 - ... or cause or suffer the same to be used in forging or counterfeiting any of the notes...
Page 623 - All incidental questions of order arising after a motion is made for the previous question, and pending such motion, shall be decided, whether on appeal or otherwise, without debate.
Page 603 - That if any person shall make or engrave, or cause or procure to be made or engraved, or shall have in his...
Page 121 - Still one thing more, fellow-citizens — a wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned.
Page 615 - If a member be called to order for words spoken in debate, the person calling him to order shall repeat the words excepted to, and they shall be taken down in writing at the clerk's table ; and no member shall be held to answer, or be subject to the censure of the house, for words spoken in debate, if any other member has spoken, or other business has intervened, after the words spoken, and before exception to them shall have been taken.
Page 625 - When a question is postponed indefinitely, the same shall not be acted upon again during the session. 48. Any member may call for the division of a question, which shall be divided if it comprehend propositions in substance so distinct, that, one being taken away, a substantive proposition shall remain for the decision of the House.
Page 269 - They therefore submit for the consideration of the house, the following resolution : ' Resolved, That the prayer of the petitioners ought not to be granted.