The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year ..., Volume 18

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Gray and Bowen, 1846 - Almanacs, American
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Page 204 - An act further to extend the time for locating Virginia military land warrants, and returning surveys thereon to the general land office.
Page 214 - ... same, to the point where the said branch meets the main stream of the Columbia, and thence down the said main stream to the ocean, with free access into and through the said river or rivers : it being understood that all the usual portages along the line thus described shall, in like manner, be free and open. In navigating the said river or rivers, British subjects, with their goods and produce, shall be treated on the same footing as citizens of the United States; it being, however, always understood...
Page 213 - That, in proportion as suitable arrangements can be made for their reception, all objects of art and of foreign and curious research, and all objects of natural history, plants, and geological and mineralogical specimens, belonging or hereafter to belong, to the United States...
Page 300 - Act, together with compound interest at the rate of two and a half per cent. per annum calculated in the prescribed manner.
Page 206 - Superior; thence through the center of Lake Superior to the mouth of the St. Louis river; thence up the main channel of said river to the first rapids in the same, above the Indian village, according to Nicollet's map; thence due south to the main branch of the river St. Croix...
Page 214 - Majesty shall be continued westward along the said forty-ninth parallel of north latitude to the middle of the channel which separates the continent from Vancouver's Island, and thence southerly through the middle of the said channel and of Fuca's Straits to the Pacific Ocean.
Page 203 - An act to retrocede the county of Alexandria, in the District of Columbia, to the State of Virginia...
Page 206 - An act to enable the people of Wisconsin territory to form a constitution and state government, and for the admission of such state Into the Union...
Page 105 - They are chosen by the legislatures of the several states, for the term of six years, one third of them being elected biennially. The Vice-President of the United States...
Page 105 - in every case where a State is entitled to more than one Representative, the number to which each State shall be entitled .... shall be elected by districts composed of contiguous territory equal in number to the number of Representatives to which said State may be entitled, no one district electing more than one Representative."23 But the times, the places, and the manner of holding the elections were still under State regulation.

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