Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress, 2nd Session

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Page 51 - IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I HAVE CAUSED THESE LETTERS TO BE MADE PATENT, AND THE SEAL OF THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE TO BE HEREUNTO AFFIXED.
Page 51 - St. Vincents, and the neighboring villages, who have professed themselves citizens of Virginia, shall have their possessions and titles confirmed to them, and be protected in the enjoyment of their rights and liberties.
Page 44 - ' no new State shall be formed or erected within the jurisdiction of any other State" without the consent of its legislature.
Page 13 - ... shall be considered as a common fund for the use and benefit of such of the United States as have become, or shall become members of the confederation or federal alliance of the said states, Virginia inclusive, according to their usual respective proportions in the general charge and expenditure, and shall be faithfully and bona fide disposed of for that purpose, and for no other use or purpose whatsoever.
Page 16 - Fifth. That five per cent of the net proceeds of sales of all public lands lying within the said state, which have been or shall be sold by Congress, from and after the admission of said state into the Union, after deducting all the expenses incident to the same, shall be paid to the said state, for the purpose of making public roads and canals in the same, as the legislature shall direct...
Page 42 - The Mexicans who, in the territories aforesaid, shall not preserve the character of citizens of the Mexican Republic, conformably with what is stipulated in the preceding article, shall be incorporated into the Union of the United States and be admitted, at the proper time (to be judged of by the Congress of the United States...
Page 15 - State, of the five per cent. of the net proceeds of the sales of the public lands within the...
Page 51 - York, have invented certain improvements in the steam engine, and in the mode of propelling therewith, either vessels on the water or carriages on the land, and that the following is a full and exact description thereof: One, object of my improvement is to substitute for the crank motion, a mode of converting the reciprocating motion of a piston into a continued rotary motion, by a new combination of machinery' for that purpose. This mode is applicable to an engine, either with...

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