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Page 1594 - Office, under the seal of his office, either as originals or copies of the originals or records shall be regarded as conveying the fee simple of all the lands embraced in such lists that are of the character contemplated by such act of Congress, and intended to be granted thereby; but where lands embraced in such lists are not of the character embraced by such...
Page 1948 - An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands, and to grant preemption rights...
Page 1671 - No member shall occupy more than one hour in debate on any question in the House, or in committee...
Page 1932 - An applicant must be 21 years of age or over, or if under the age of 21 years the head of a family, and a citizen of the United States or have declared intentions of becoming a citizen.
Page 1611 - No appropriation shall be reported in any general appropriation bill, or be in order as an amendment thereto, for any expenditure not previously authorized by law, unless in continuation of appropriations for such public works and objects as are already in progress.
Page 1624 - Any member may call for the division of a question, which shall be divided if it comprehend propositions in substance so distinct, that, one being taken away, a substantive proposition shall remain for the decision of the House.
Page 1599 - He that is first in his own cause seemeth just; but his neighbour cometh and searcheth him.
Page 1712 - I ask for the yeas and nays. The yeas and nays were ordered. The question was taken; and there were — yeas 165, nays 256, not voting 11, as follows: ***** [p.