Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress, Volume 5
The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)
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Page 14 - An act [to amend an act entitled an act] to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the government the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes, approved July first, eighteen hundred and sixty-two," approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-four.
Page 201 - That the maintenance inviolate of the rights of the States, and especially the right of each State to order and control its own domestic institutions according to its own judgment exclusively, is essential to that balance of power on which the perfection and endurance of our political fabric depend...
Page 271 - An act to provide for and regulate the counting of votes for President and Vice-President, and the decision of questions arising thereon, for the term commencing . . . [March 4, 1877].
Page 33 - For a distinct designation of the person who shall discharge the duties of President in the event of a vacancy in that office by the death, resignation, or removal of both the President...
Page 89 - An act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, and for prior years, and for other purposes...
Page 34 - Pennsylvania, of the district and circuit courts of the United States for the western district of Pennsylvania, and of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Page 325 - An Act fixing the amount of United States notes, providing for a redistribution of the nationalbank currency, and for other purposes...
Page 328 - AN ACT TO FIX THE DAY FOR THE MEETING OF THE ELECTORS OF PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT, AND TO PROVIDE FOR AND REGULATE THE COUNTING OF THE VOTES FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT, AND THE DECISION OF QUESTIONS ARISING THEREON.
Page 185 - An Act to incorporate the Texas Pacific Railroad Company, and to aid in the Construction of its Road, and for other Purposes," approved March 3, 1871, 16 Stat.
Page 129 - An act making appropriations for the service of the Post-Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and for other purposes," approved March third, ' eighteen hundred and seventy-three, for the transportation of mails on the basis of the average weight.