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Page 63 - 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 238 - The Society of the Lying-in Hospital of the City of New York" and by that name they and their successors shall and may have continual succession, and shall be persons in law, capable of suing and...
Page 99 - The total amount of debts which the said corporation shall at any time owe, whether by bond, bill, note, or other contract, over and above the debt or debts due for money deposited in the bank, shall not exceed the sum of thirty-five millions of dollars, unless the contracting of any greater debt shall have been previously authorized by law of the United States.
Page 38 - That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth: that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace...
Page 117 - States, and also a copy to each of our senators and representatives in the Congress of the United States, with a request that the same may be laid before both Houses respectively.
Page 165 - that all men are created equal, and endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights — among which are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness,' I shall strenuously contend for the immediate enfranchisement of our slave population.
Page 50 - The moderator shall have power, and it shall be his duty, to preside at all meetings of the district, to...
Page 62 - And therefore that example of oculists and title lawyers doth come nearer my conceit than the other two; for sciences distinguished have a dependence upon universal knowledge to be augmented and rectified by the superior light thereof; as well as the parts and members of a science have upon the maxims of the same science, and the mutual light and consent which one part receiveth of another.
Page 100 - Not less than seven directors shall constitute a board for the transaction of business, of whom the president shall always be one, except in case of sickness, or necessary absence: in which case his place may be supplied by any other director whom he, by writing under his hand, shall nominate for the purpose.
Page 99 - ... not under the seal of the said corporation, shall be binding and obligatory upon the same, in the like manner, and with the like force and effect, as upon any private person or persons, if issued by him, her or them, in his. her or their private or natural...

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