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Affairs affirmative agreed Alabama Allen amendment appropriations approved asked and obtained authorize bank Benton bill H. R. Brown certain citizens Claims Clay Committee on Pensions Committee on Public Company concurrence Congress Davis deceased discharged District of Columbia documents duty engrossed entitled establishment Fulton further consideration Government granting heirs House of Representatives Hubbard Indian instructed James King late leave to bring legal representatives Linn Maine memorial Messrs Michigan Military Mississippi motion nays negative Niles Norvell obtained leave officers Ordered passed pension Pierce Post praying Prentiss presented the memorial presented the petition President printed proceeded to consider Public Lands read a third received referred the bill relation relief of John relief of William reported request resolution Resolved Revolutionary Roads Roane Secretary Senate proceeded severally Smith submitted Territory Thomas Treasury unanimous consent United voted Walker Wall White Whole Wright yeas Young
Page 277 - 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 96 - An act to authorize the State of Tennessee to issue grants and perfect titles to certain lands therein described, and to settle the claims to the vacant and unappropriated lands within the same,' passed the eighteenth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and six.
Page 114 - Legislatures thereof shall direct ; and located in parcels conformably to sectional divisions and subdivisions, of not less than three hundred and twenty acres in any one location...
Page 7 - Congress toward the close of their last session. The offer to negotiate a convention for the appointment of a joint commission of survey and exploration I am, however, assured will be met by Her Majesty's Government in a conciliatory and friendly spirit, and instructions to enable the British minister here to conclude such an arrangement will be transmitted to him without needless delay.
Page 9 - It is moreover agreed that hereafter there shall not be formed by the citizens of the United States, or under the authority of the said States, any establishment upon the Northwest Coast of America, nor in any of the islands adjacent to the north of fifty-four degrees and forty minutes of north latitude; and that in the same manner there shall be none formed by Russian subjects or under the authority of Russia south of the same parallel, Art.
Page 10 - ... settlement of the difficulties between France and Mexico will soon reestablish the harmonious relations formerly subsisting between them and again open the ports of that Republic to the vessels of all friendly nations. A convention for marking that part of the boundary between the United States and the Republic of Texas which extends from the mouth of the Sabine to the Red River was concluded and signed at this city on the 25th of April last. It has since been ratified by both Governments, and...
Page 8 - Information has been given to me, derived from official and other sources, that many citizens of the United States have associated together to make hostile incursions from our territory into Canada and to aid and abet insurrection there, in violation of the obligations and laws of the United States and in open disregard of their duties as citizens.
Page 114 - That the lands herein granted to the States above named shall not be disposed of at a price less than one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre, until otherwise authorized by a law of the United States...