House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volume 15

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Page 5 - An act [to amend an act entitled an act] to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the government the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes, approved July first, eighteen hundred and sixty-two," approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-four.
Page 8 - A naturalized citizen of the one party on return to the territory of the other party remains liable to trial and punishment for an action punishable by the laws of his original country...
Page 2 - Attorney, full power and authority to do and -perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite and necessary to be done in and about thc premises, as fully to all intents and purposes, as I might or could do if personally present, with full power of substitution and revocation; hereby ratifying and confirming all that my said Attorney, or his substitute, shall lawfully do, or cause to be done, by virtue .hereof...
Page 1 - Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, Florida, Texas, and Arkansas were not legal state governments, and that thereafter said governments, if continued, were to be continued subject in all respects to the military commanders of the respective districts, and to the paramount authority of congress.
Page 1 - ... office, or from the performance of official duties, and the exercise of official powers, any officer or person holding, or exercising, or professing to hold or exercise, any civil or military office, or duty in such district, under any power, election, appointment, or authority derived from, or granted by, or claimed under, any so-called State, or the government thereof, or any municipal or other division thereof...
Page 23 - America, to be paid to the said or his certain attorney, executors, administrators, or assigns: to which payment well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, firmly by these presents.
Page 2 - That, until the people of said rebel States shall be by law admitted to representation in the Congress of the United States, any civil government which may exist therein shall be deemed provisional only, and in all respects subject to the paramount authority of the United States at any time to abolish, modify, control, or supersede the same...
Page 16 - ... run or are concerned in running on the route beyond the number of trips above specified ; or for not arriving at the time set in the schedule, unless not caused by neglect or want of proper skill, or by misconduct.
Page 1 - In war it is indispensable to repel force by force, and overthrow and destroy opposition to lawful authority. But when insurrectionary force has been overthrown and peace established, and the civil authorities are ready and willing to perform their duties, the military power should cease to lead, and the civil administration resume its natural and rightful dominion.
Page 2 - ... giving and granting unto my said attorney full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite and necessary to be done in and about the premises, as fully, to all intents and purposes, as I might or could do if personally present...

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