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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1891 - United States

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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Read full review


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In this successor to the first volume of his memoir, Palimpsest (1995), prolific novelist/essayist/gadfly Vidal mixes mournful minor keys among his usual trumpet blasts against what he regards as an ... Read full review

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Page 14 - An act to apply a portion of the proceeds of the public lands to the more complete endowment and support of the colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts, established under the provisions of an act of Congress approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two...
Page 1 - War to judge of the proper location of said bridge, and shall furnish such other information as may be required for a full and satisfactory understanding of the subject; and until the said plan and location of the bridge are approved by the Secretary of War the bridge shall not be...
Page 11 - In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.
Page 1 - An act providing a permanent form of government for the District of Columbia...
Page 4 - States, was assigned to the command of the Department of the West, with headquarters at St. Louis, in...
Page 6 - This Bureau, the cost of which shall be supported by the Governments of all the contracting States, shall be placed under the high authority of the Superior Administration of the Swiss Confederation, and shall work under its supervision. Its powers shall be determined by common accord between the States of the Union.
Page 2 - Sec. 3. That any bridge constructed under this Act, and according to its limitations, shall be a lawful structure, and shall be recognized and known as a post-route, upon which, also, no higher charge shall be made for the transmission over the same of the mails, the troop*, and the munitions of war of the United States, than the rate per mile paid for their transportation over the railroads or public highways leading to said bridge ; and the United States shall have the right of way for postal telegraph...

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