The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year ..., Volume 29

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Gray and Bowen, 1857 - Almanacs, American
 

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Page 308 - ... shall be appointed for one year, one for two years, one for three years, one for four years, and one for five years.
Page 139 - He makes this Declaration for the purpose of obtaining the bounty land to which he may be entitled under the "act granting bounty land to certain officers and soldiers who have been engaged in the Military service of the United States
Page 139 - When committed upon the high seas, or on any other waters within the admiralty and maritime jurisdiction of the United States and out of the jurisdiction of any particular State...
Page 254 - ... major part of them, and the judges of the court of appeals, or the major part of them.
Page 112 - States are divided into the following nine Judicial Circuits, in each of which a Circuit Court is held twice every year, for each State within the Circuit, by a Justice of the Supreme Court, assigned to the Circuit, and by the District Judge of the State or District in which the Court sits.
Page 317 - No law shall authorize any debt to be contracted, on behalf of the State, except in the following cases: To meet casual deficits in the revenue ; to pay the interest on the State Debt; to repel invasion, suppress insurrection, or if hostilities be threatened, provide for the public defense.
Page 325 - Senate, and if the same shall be agreed to by a majority of the members elected to each of the two houses, such proposed amendment or amendments shall be entered on the journals, with the yeas and nays thereon, and referred to the...
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Page 133 - Lake ; thence through its center to its outlet ; thence by a due south line to the north line of the State of Iowa; thence east along the northern boundary of said State to the main channel of the Mississippi River ; thence up the main channel of said river, and following the boundary line of the State of Wisconsin until the same intersects the...
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