The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year

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Gray and Bowen, 1855 - Almanacs, American
 

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Page 320 - ... shall be appointed for one year, one for two years, one for three years, one for four years, and one for five years.
Page 97 - States (1) George Washington. (2) John Adams. (3) Thomas Jefferson. (4) James Madison. (5) James Monroe. (6) John Quincy Adams. (7) Andrew Jackson. (8) Martin Van Buren. (9) William Henry Harrison. (10) John Tyler. (11) James K. Polk. (12) Zachary Taylor. (13) Millard Fillmore. (14) Franklin Pierce. (15) James Buchanan. (16) Abraham Lincoln. (17) Andrew Johnson. (18) Ulysses S. Grant.
Page 70 - I have never entered into any controversy in defence of my philosophical opinions ; I leave them to take their chance in the world. If they are right, truth and experience will support them. If wrong, they ought to be refuted and rejected.
Page 269 - ... major part of them, and the judges of the court of appeals, or the major part of them.
Page 34 - There will be two Eclipses of the Sun and two of the Moon.
Page 143 - The said court shall hear and determine all claims founded upon any law of congress, or upon any regulation of an executive department, or upon any contract, express or implied, with the government of the United States, which may be suggested to it by a petition filed therein; and also all claims which may be referred to it by either house of congress.
Page 220 - Maine New Hampshire Vermont Massachusetts . . Rhode Island . . Connecticut New York New Jersey Pennsylvania . . . Delaware Maryland Virginia North Carolina South Carolina . Georgia Florida Alabama Mississippi Louisiana Texas Arkansas Tennessee...
Page 146 - An act to remodel the diplomatic and consular systems of the United States...
Page 320 - It shall have original jurisdiction in quo warranto, mandamus, habeas corpus and procedendo, and such appellate jurisdiction as may be provided by law. It shall hold at least one term in each year at the seat of government, and such other terms, there or elsewhere, as may be provided by law.

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