The Congressional Globe

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Page 595 - In case of a disagreement between the two houses, with respect to the time of adjournment...
Page 79 - An act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers...
Page 281 - An act for establishing the temporary and permanent seat of the government of the United States...
Page 131 - If any member in speaking or otherwise, transgress the rules of the house, the Speaker shall, or any member may call him to order ; in which case the member so called to order shall immediately sit down, unless permitted to explain ; and the house shall, if appealed to, decide on the case, but without debate ; if there be no appeal the decision of the chair shall be submitted to. If...
Page 105 - Society of the United Brcthren. An act to amend the act entitled " An act regulating the grants of land appropriated for military services, and for the Society of the United Brethren, for propagating the Gospel among the heathen.
Page 699 - ... this being the place where that absolute despotic power, which must in all governments reside somewhere, is entrusted by the constitution of these kingdoms. All mischiefs and grievances, operations and remedies, that transcend the ordinary course of the laws are within the reach of this extraordinary tribunal.
Page 135 - In every case of an amendment of a bill agreed to in one house, and dissented to in the other, if either house shall request a conference, and appoint a committee for that purpose, and the other house shall also appoint a committee to confer, such...
Page 699 - Henry VIII. and his three children. It can change and create afresh even the Constitution of the Kingdom, and of Parliaments themselves, as was done by the Act of Union and the several statutes for Triennial and Septennial Elections. It can, in short, do everything that is not naturally impossible, and, therefore, some have not scrupled to call its power, by a figure rather too bold, the Omnipotence of Parliament.
Page 439 - It is agreed on all sides, that the powers properly belonging to one of the departments ought not to be directly and completely administered by either of the other departments. It is equally evident, that neither of them ought to possess, directly or indirectly, an overruling influence over the others in the administration of their respective powers.
Page 131 - The previous question shall be in this form, " Shall the main question be now put ?'' It shall only be admitted when demanded by a majority of the members present, and...

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