The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year ..., Volume 9

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Gray and Bowen, 1837 - Almanacs, American

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Page 320 - Resolved, That the President, in the late Executive proceedings in relation to the public revenue, has assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both.
Page 311 - And that because of false brethren unawares brought in, who came in privily to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might bring us into bondage: 5 To whom we gave place by subjection, no, not for an hour ; that the truth of the gospel might continue with you.
Page 81 - ... declare, on oath, and prove to the satisfaction of the court, that for two years next preceding it has been his bona fide intention to become a citizen of the United States; and he shall, in all other respects, comply with the laws in regard to naturalization.
Page 104 - It would have been but ill spoken by Methusalem in the nine hundred sixtyninth year of his life; so far it is from us, who have not time enough to attain to the utmost perfection of any part of any science, to have cause to complain that we are forced to be idle for want of work.
Page 45 - LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE OF SOME OF THE PRINCIPAL PLACES IN THE UNITED STATES, &c., WITH THEIR DISTANCE FROM THE CITY OF WASHINGTON. The Longitudes are reckoned from Greenwich, The Capitals (Seats of Government) of the States and Territories are designated by Italic Letters.
Page 82 - When a person is an alien subject, or citizen of a country at war with the United States, the time of the continuance of the war is not part of the period limited for the commencement of the action.
Page 327 - THE Congress of the United States consists of a Senate and House of Representatives, and must assemble, at least, once every year, on the first Monday of December, unless it is otherwise provided by law.
Page 102 - It expands into so giant a trunk, divides into so many massy arms, and throws the shade of its shining green leaves, spotted with tufts of pearly flowers over...
Page 104 - No man's spirits were ever hurt by doing his duty. On the contrary, one good action, one temptation resisted and overcome, one sacrifice of desire or interest, purely for conscience...
Page 253 - The Supreme Court has appellate jurisdiction only, except in particular cases pointed out by the constitution. The judges are elected by the General Assembly, by a joint vote of both Houses, for eight years. The Circuit Court has original jurisdiction over all criminal cases, which are not otherwise provided for by law; and exclusive original...

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