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Page 4 - I have lived, sir, a long time, and, the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth — that God governs in the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without his aid ? We have been assured, sir, in the sacred writings, that " except the Lord build the house, they labor in vain that build it.
Page 3 - President, the small progress we have made after four or five weeks' close attendance and continual reasonings with each other — our different sentiments on almost every question, several of the last producing as many noes as ayes — is, methinks, a melancholy proof of the imperfection of the human understanding. We indeed seem to feel our own want of political wisdom, since we have been running about in search of it.
Page 7 - President solemnly to assure the tribe or nation with which the exchange is made, that the United States will forever secure and guarantee to them, and their heirs or successors, the country so exchanged with them; and if they prefer it, that the United States will cause a patent or grant to be made and executed to them for the same: Provided always, That such lands shall revert to the United States, if the Indians become extinct, or abandon the same.
Page 30 - An act for the relief of the inhabitants of the late county of New Madrid, in the Missouri Territory, who suffered by earthquakes,
Page 9 - I suggested, by letter to the chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs of the House of Representatives, an amendment to HR 9133 to make it clear that royalties of operators would be taxable, and S.
Page 2 - The State of California is an inseparable part of the American Union, and the Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the land.
Page 5 - Jones a certain tract or parcel of Land lying and being in the County of Franklin on the Waters of Nicholas Creek, containing three hundred and twenty two acres, more or less...
Page 2 - ... incorporated in the Union of the United States and admitted as soon as possible according to the principles of the federal Constitution to the enjoyment of all the rights, advantages and immunities of citizens of the United States, and in the mean time they shall be maintained and protected in the free enjoyment of their liberty, property and the Religion which they profess.