The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year ...: Comprising a Calendar for the Year; Astronomical Information; Miscellaneous Directions, Hints, and Remarks; and Statistical and Other Particulars Respecting Foreign Countries and

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Gray and Bowen, 1848 - Almanacs, American
 

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Page 200 - An Act to raise, for a limited time, an additional military force, and for other purposes," approved February llth, 1847.
Page 203 - An Act to revive an Act authorizing certain soldiers in the late war [with Great Britain} to surrender the bounty lands drawn by them, and to locate others in lieu thereof.
Page 321 - Boston, and then was elected Senator of the United States for six years, from the 4th of March, 1804.
Page 297 - AD 1841 ; and all estates of deceased persons who may have died without leaving a will, or heir, and also such per cent, as may be granted by Congress on the sale of lands in this State, shall be and remain a perpetual fund, the interest of which, together with all the rents of the unsold lands, and such other means as the Legislature may provide, shall be inviolably appropriated to the support of Common Schools throughout the State.
Page 120 - Monday of December, unless it is otherwise provided by law. The Senate is composed of two members from each state; and of course the regular number is now 52.
Page 293 - ... acts calling elections, acts providing for tax levies or appropriations for the usual current expenses of the state, and urgency measures necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health or safety, passed by a twothirds vote of all the members elected to each house.
Page 235 - ... major part of them, and the judges of the court of appeals, or the major part of them.
Page 294 - The General Assembly shall, at Its first session under the amended constitution, pass such laws as will effectually prohibit free persons of color from immigrating to and settling In this State: and to effectually prevent the owners of slaves from bringing them into this State for the purpose of setting them free.
Page 300 - For the term of five years, and thereafter until the legislature shall otherwise provide, the judges of the several circuit courts shall be judges of the supreme court, four of whom shall constitute a quorum, and the concurrence of a majority of the judges present shall be necessary to a decision. The legislature shall have power, if they should think it expedient and necessary, to provide...
Page 301 - ... the clear proceeds of all property that may accrue to the State by forfeiture or escheat, and all moneys •which may be paid as an equivalent for exemption from military duty, and the clear proceeds of all fines collected in the several counties for any breach of the penal laws...

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