The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year ..., Volume 23

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Gray and Bowen, 1851 - Almanacs, American

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Page 152 - An Act to ascertain and settle the Private Land Claims in the State of California...
Page 189 - States, as defined by the treaty of 1783, and are embraced by the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and that part of Minnesota east of the Mississippi River...
Page 105 - In case of the removal of the President from office, or of his death, resignation or inability to discharge the powers and duties of said office, the same shall devolve on the Vice-President...
Page 155 - ... is not sufficient to make compensation to each of them, they shall receive compensation from the owner...
Page 155 - ... vessel receiving the same a written notice of the true character and value thereof, and having the same entered on the bill of lading therefor, the master and owner of such vessel shall not be liable as carriers thereof in any form or manner; nor shall any such master or owner be liable for any such goods beyond the value and according to the character thereof so notified and entered.
Page 290 - ... tax. These statistics embrace only the district schools connected with the State system. The number of children in the State between the ages of 5 and 16 is 202,840.
Page 287 - The Secretary of State, Auditor, and Treasurer are elected by a joint vote of both houses of the General Assembly. The Legislature meets biennially at Little Rock. Number of Senators, 25; of Representatives, 75. Their compensation is $3 a day during the session, and $3 for every 20 miles' travel in coming to and returning from the seat of government.
Page 145 - The testimony to be taken by either party to the contest shall be confined to the proof or disproof of the facts alleged or denied in the notice and answer mentioned in sections one hundred and five and one hundred and six.
Page 155 - ... property, goods or merchandise, if he shall transfer his interest in such vessel and freight for the benefit of such claimants to a trustee to be appointed by any court of competent jurisdiction, to act as such trustee for the person who may prove to be legally entitled thereto : from and after which transfer all claims and proceedings against the owner shall cease.
Page 216 - THE Congress of the United States consists of a Senate and House of Representatives, and must assemble at least once every year, on the first Monday of December, unless it is otherwise provided by law.

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