The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year ..., Volumes 9-10

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Gray and Bowen, 1838 - Almanacs, American

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Page 320 - Resolved, That the President, in the late Executive proceedings in relation to the public revenue, has assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both.
Page 156 - The legislative power of the state shall be vested in a general assembly consisting of a senate and house of representatives...
Page 81 - States, without having made the declaration required in the first condition of section 2165; but such alien shall make the declaration required therein at the time of his admission, and shall further declare, on oath, and prove to the satisfaction of the court, that for two years next preceding it has been his bona fide intention to become a citizen of the United States; and he shall, in all other respects, comply with the laws in regard to naturalization.
Page 162 - Methodists; thus () Catholics. With respect to the Colleges which are unmarked, the prevailing religious influence of those that are in the New England States, is Congregationalism ; of the most of the others, Presbyterianism.
Page 311 - And that because of false brethren unawares brought in, who came in privily to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might bring us into bondage: 5 To whom we gave place by subjection, no, not for an hour ; that the truth of the gospel might continue with you.
Page 82 - When a person shall be an alien subject, or citizen of a country at war with the United States, the time of the continuance of the war shall not be a part of the period limited for the commencement of the action.
Page 327 - Congress, without deduction in case of sickness ; and $8 for every twenty miles' travel, in the usual road, in going to and returning from the seat of government. The compensation of the President of the Senate, pro tempore, and of the Speaker of the House of Representatives. is $16 a day.
Page 104 - No man's spirits were ever hurt by doing his duty. On the contrary, one good action, one temptation resisted and overcome, one sacrifice of desire or interest purely for conscience...
Page 327 - CONGRESS. THE Congress of the United States consists of a Senate and House of Representatives, and must assemble, at least once every year, on the 1st Monday of December, unless it is otherwise provided by law.
Page 208 - The average time during which schools were kept open during the year was four months and three days. Average cost of teaching each pupil, one dollar per quarter.

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