Congressional Serial Set

Front Cover
U.S. Government Printing Office - United States
 

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - PhilSyphe - LibraryThing

I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Read full review

POINT TO POINT NAVIGATION: A Memoir

User Review  - Kirkus

In this successor to the first volume of his memoir, Palimpsest (1995), prolific novelist/essayist/gadfly Vidal mixes mournful minor keys among his usual trumpet blasts against what he regards as an ... Read full review

Selected pages

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 427 - It shall continue and remain in full force for the term of ten years from the day of exchange of the ratifications, and further, until the end of one year after either of the contracting parties shall have given notice to the other of its intention to terminate the same...
Page 292 - State, colony, district, or people, as a soldier, or as a marine or seaman, on board of any vessel of war, letter of marque, or privateer, every person, so offending, shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and shall be fined not exceeding one thousand dollars, and be imprisoned not exceeding three years...
Page 25 - Labourer, not having the fear of God before their Eyes but being moved and Seduced by the instigation of the Devil...
Page 133 - ... in witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals, the day and year first above written.
Page 292 - United States with intent to be enlisted or entered in the service of any foreign prince, State, colony, district, or people, as a soldier, or as a marine or seaman, on board of any vessel of war, letter of marque, or privateer...
Page 425 - The said consuls shall have power to require the assistance of the authorities of the country for the arrest, detention, and custody of deserters from the public and private vessels of their country ; and for that purpose they shall address themselves to the courts, judges, and officers competent, and shall demand in writing the said deserters, proving by an exhibition of the registers of the vessels...
Page 420 - Whenever the citizens of either of the contracting parties shall be forced to seek refuge or asylum, in the rivers, bays, ports, or dominions of the other with their vessels, whether merchant or of war. public or private, through stress of weather, pursuit of pirates or enemies...
Page 679 - The undersigned, Secretary of State of the United States, has the honor to acknowledge the receipt of the note of Sir Charles R.
Page 427 - If any one or more of the citizens of either party shall infringe any of the articles of this Treaty, such citizens shall be held personally responsible for the same ; and the harmony and good correspondence between the two nations shall not be interrupted thereby; each party engaging in no way to protect the offender, or sanction such violation.
Page 425 - Vice-Consuls of the two contracting parties may enjoy the rights, prerogatives and immunities which belong to them by their public character, they shall, before entering on the exercise of their functions, exhibit their commission or patent in due form to the Government to which they are accredited: and, having obtained their exequatur...

Bibliographic information