The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States: With an Appendix, Containing Important State Papers and Public Documents, and All the Laws of a Public Nature; with a Copious Index, Հատոր 1

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Էջ 103 - Act of Congress entitled an Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the Land and Naval service of the United States in the Revolutionary War...
Էջ 681 - In pursuance of this authority, the act of 1795 has provided, "that whenever the United States shall be invaded, or be in imminent danger of invasion from any foreign nation or Indian tribe, it shall be lawful for the President of the United States to call forth such number of the militia of the State or States most convenient to the place of danger, or scene of action, as he may judge necessary to repel such invasion, and to issue his order for that purpose to such officer or officers of the militia...
Էջ 635 - Indians with whom they may be at war at the time of such ratification; and forthwith to restore to such tribes or nations, respectively, all the possessions, rights, and privileges which they may have enjoyed or been entitled to in one thousand eight hundred and eleven, previous to such hostilities...
Էջ 83 - Union on an equal footing with the original states, and for other purposes," whereby the said state has become one of the United States of America; in order therefore to provide for the due execution of the laws of the United States within the...
Էջ 313 - There shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in this State, otherwise than for the punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted; nor shall any male person, arrived at the age of twentyone years...
Էջ 61 - to provide for the more convenient organization of the courts of the United States...
Էջ 671 - Beware how you give a fatal sanction, in this infant period of our republic, scarcely yet two-score years old, to military insubordination ! Remember that Greece had her Alexander, Rome her Caesar, England her Cromwell, France her Bonaparte ; and that, if we would escape the rock on which they split, we must avoid their errors.
Էջ 623 - Men of Kentucky, let me call to your view (and I trust to your abhorrence) the conduct of those factions, which hurried you into this civil, unjust, and unnatural war, at a time when Great Britain was straining every nerve in defence of her own and the liberties of the world...
Էջ 103 - An act in addition to an act more effectually to provide for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States, and for other purposes...
Էջ 669 - Chairman, belongs the high privilege of transmitting unimpaired, to posterity, the fair character and liberty of our country. Do you expect to execute this high trust by trampling, or suffering to be trampled down, law, justice, the constitution, and the rights of the people ? by exhibiting examples of inhumanity, and cruelty, and ambition?

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