Journal of the House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, Volume 1

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Morse & Bagg, printers to the Legislature, 1865 - Legislative journals
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Page 328 - I repeat the declaration made a year ago, that " while I remain in my present position, I shall not attempt to retract or modify the emancipation proclamation, nor shall I return to slavery any person who is free by the terms of that proclamation, or by any of the acts of Congress.
Page 511 - Section 1. Neither slavery nor Involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. Sec. 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
Page 511 - Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, (two-thirds of both houses concurring), That the following article be proposed to the legislatures of the several States as an amendment to the constitution of the United States...
Page 1035 - Be it further resolved, That the Governor be, and he is hereby, requested to transmit a copy of the foregoing preamble and resolution to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress.
Page 460 - They shall be entitled to ten cents and no more for every mile actually traveled in going to and returning from the place of meeting, on the usually traveled route; and for stationery and newspapers, not exceeding five dollars for each member during any session.
Page 1076 - The joint resolution was referred to the committee of the whole, and placed on the general order. By the committee on public lands: The committee on public lands, to whom was referred so much of the Governor's message...
Page 293 - ... to the president of the United States, and to each of our senators and representatives in congress.
Page 315 - A bill to provide for the drainage and reclamation of swamp lands by means of...
Page 4 - Hart have been appointed on the part of the House to act with a like committee on the part of the Senate, to wait...
Page 6 - Resolved, (the House concurring,) That a committee of two on the part of the Senate, be appointed to...

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