Voluntary Adjustment of Railroad Obligations: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Bankruptcy and Reorganization of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Seventy-sixth Congress, First [-third] Session on H.R. 3704, Subsequently Amended and Reintroduced as H.R. 5407, a Bill to Amend an Act Entitled "An Act to Establish a Uniform System of Bankruptcy Throughout the United States, " Approved July 1, 1898, and Acts Amendatory Thereof and Supplementary Thereto. March 1 and 6, 1939
United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Bankruptcy and Reorganization
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1939
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Էջ 54 - Mexico; thence westwardly along the whole southern boundary of New Mexico (which runs north of the town called Paso) to its western termination; thence northward along the western line of New Mexico until it intersects the first branch of the river Gila (or if it should not intersect any branch of that river, then to the point on the said line nearest to such branch, and thence in a direct line to the same) ; thence down the middle of the said branch and of the said river until it empties into the...
Էջ 19 - ... shall also retain all the vacant and unappropriated lands lying within its limits, to be applied to the payment of the debts and liabilities of said republic of Texas, and the residue of said lands, after discharging said debts and liabilities, to be disposed of as said State may direct ; but in no event are said debts and liabilities to become a charge upon the government of the United States.
Էջ 115 - President be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to employ the entire naval and military forces of the United States...
Էջ 206 - When the Revolution took place the people of each State became themselves sovereign, and in that character hold the absolute right to all their navigable waters, and the soils under them, for their own common use, subject only to the rights since surrendered by the Constitution to the general government.
Էջ 159 - Britain: and finally we do assert and declare these colonies to be free and independent states,] and that as free and independent states, they have full power to levy war, conclude peace, contract alliances, establish commerce, and to do all other acts and things which independent states may of right do.
Էջ 24 - Texas, shall retain all the public funds, debts, taxes, and dues of every kind, which may belong to or be due and owing said republic; and shall also retain all the vacant and unappropriated lands lying within its limits...
Էջ 120 - If any clause, sentence, paragraph, or part of this Act shall for any reason be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder of this Act, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered.
Էջ 211 - By the preceding course of reasoning we have arrived at these general conclusions.: First, the shores of navigable waters, and the soils under them, were not granted by the Constitution to the United States, but were reserved to the States respectively. Secondly, the new States have the same rights, sovereignty, and jurisdiction over this subject as the original States.
Էջ 114 - We are, let me say again, the sincere friends of the German people, and shall desire nothing so much as the early reestablishment of intimate relations of mutual advantage between us, — however hard it may be for them, for the time being, to believe that this is spoken from our hearts.