Annual Report, Volume 12

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Boston Board of Trade., 1866 - Boston (Mass.)
 

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Page 4 - The purest treasure mortal times afford Is spotless reputation ; that away, Men are but gilded loam or painted clay.
Page 62 - ... every alternate section of public land, not mineral, designated by odd numbers, to the amount of twenty alternate sections per mile, on each side of said railroad line, as said company may adopt, through the Territories of the United States...
Page 66 - But in regulating commerce with foreign nations, the power of congress does not stop at the jurisdictional lines of the several states. It would be a very useless power, if it could not pass those lines. The commerce of the United States with foreign nations is that of the whole United States. Every district has a right to participate in it. The deep streams which penetrate our country in...
Page 125 - Association, with all the powers and privileges, and subject to all the duties, liabilities, and restrictions, set forth in the forty-fourth chapter of the Revised Statutes ; and...
Page 47 - The long and very frank discussion so cleared the atmosphere that at its close the following resolution was adopted by unanimous vote: "Resolved, That this convention do respectfully request the President of the United States...
Page 127 - Government may appoint, a majority of the members present being necessary to constitute an election, and such officers shall continue in office for the term of one year, or until their successors are elected and qualified to take their places.
Page 66 - Commerce, undoubtedly, is traffic, but it is something more ; it is intercourse/^ It describes the commercial intercourse between nations, and parts of nations, in all its branches, and is regulated by prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse.
Page 127 - SECTION 1. It shall be the duty of the president or, in his absence, of one of the vice-presidents...
Page 19 - Texas by combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings or by the powers vested in the marshals by law...
Page 36 - ... court-martial shall adjudge ; and any person who shall contract to furnish supplies of any kind or description for the army or navy he shall be deemed and taken as a part of the land or naval forces of the United States...

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