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Most vols. 1794/95-1853, have appendices consisting of reports of various State offices.

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Page 416 - ... of establishing rules for deciding in all cases what captures on land or water shall be legal, and in what manner prizes taken by land or naval forces in the service of the United States shall be divided or appropriated...
Page 187 - State to attempt the work, and accordingly passed an act to enable the Governor to incorporate "a company for making an artificial road from the city of Philadelphia to the borough of Lancaster.
Page 420 - Resolved, That Congress, or such person or persons as they appoint to hear and determine appeals from the courts of admiralty, have necessarily the power to examine as well into decisions on facts as decisions on the law, and to decree finally thereon, and that no finding of a jury in any court of admiralty, or court for determining the legality of captures on the high seas can or ought to destroy the right of appeal and the re-examination of the facts reserved to Congress : That no act of any one...
Page 415 - States, shall be divided or appropriated ; of granting letters of marque and reprisal in times of peace; appointing courts for the trial of piracies and felonies committed on the high seas, and establishing courts for receiving and determining finally appeals in all cases of captures, provided that no member of congress shall be appointed a judge of any of the said courts.
Page 420 - ... to Congress, and would disable the Congress of the United States from giving satisfaction to foreign nations complaining of a violation of neutralities, of treaties or other breaches of the law of nations, and would enable a jury in any one State to involve the United States in hostilities; a construction which for these and many other reasons is...
Page 123 - An act to provide more effectually for the settlement of accounts between the United States and receivers of public money...
Page 420 - ... that congress is by these United States invested with the supreme sovereign power of war and peace : that the power of executing the law of nations is essential to the sovereign supreme power of war and peace : that the legality of all captures on the high seas must be determined by the law of nations...
Page 471 - An Act to prevent the exportation of Bread and Flour not merchantable and for repealing at a certain time all the laws heretofore made for that purpose.
Page 312 - January, 1808, that the Senators in the Congress of the United States may be removed from office by the vote of a majority of the whole number of the members of the respective State Legislatures by which the said Senators have been or may be appointed.
Page 158 - An Act to enable the Governor of this Commonwealth to incorporate a company for making an artificial road, bedded with stone and gravel, from the City of Philadelphia to the Borough of Lancaster.

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