Hoboken Pier Terminals: Hearings...on H.R. 10536

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Page 28 - No public money shall be expended upon any site or land purchased by the United States for the purposes of erecting thereon any armory, arsenal, fort, fortification, navy yard, customhouse, lighthouse, or other public building, of any kind whatever, until the written opinion of the Attorney General shall be had in favor of the validity of the title, nor until the consent of the legislature of the State in which the land or site may be, to such purchase, has been given.
Page 28 - To exercise exclusive legislation in all cases whatsoever, over such district (not exceeding ten miles square) as may, by cession of particular States, and the acceptance of Congress, become the seat of government of the United States, and to exercise like authority over all places purchased, by the consent of the legislature of the State in which the same shall be, for the erection of forts, magazines, arsenals, dockyards, and other needful 'buildings.
Page 28 - To exercise exclusive legislation, in all cases whatsoever, over such district (not exceeding 10 miles square) as may, by cession of particular States and the acceptance of Congress, become the seat of the Government of the United States...
Page 27 - ... the consent herein and hereby given being in accordance with the seventeenth clause of the eighth section of the first article of the constitution of the United States, and with the acts of congress in such cases made and provided...
Page 27 - An Act authorizing the Governor to cede to the United States certain lands under water in the Delaware river for the purpose of aiding in the improvement of said river.
Page 22 - If any such property shall be taken over as aforesaid, the United States shall make just compensation therefor to be determined by the President.
Page 27 - An act giving the consent of the Legislature of the State of New Jersey to the purchase by the United States of lands within the State for public purposes.
Page 22 - The Banks v. The Mayor, 7 Wall., 16; Bank v. Supervisors, 7 Wall., 26; Hepburn v. Griswold, 8 Wall., 603; National Bank v. Commonwealth, 9 Wall., 353; Parker v. Davis, 12 Wall., 457; Legal Tender case, no US,421.

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