The Congressional Globe

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Page 727 - And the use of all of these terms, 'treaty', 'agreement', 'compact', show that it was the intention of the framers of the Constitution to...
Page 135 - By heaven, methinks it were an easy leap, To pluck bright honour from the pale-faced moon, Or dive into the bottom of the deep, Where fathom-line could never touch the ground, And pluck up drowned honour by the locks...
Page 53 - Congress concerning the commercial intercourse between the United States and Great Britain and France and their dependencies...
Page 13 - Congress the seasonableness also of an authority to augment the stock of such materials as are imperishable in their nature, or may not at once be attainable.
Page 557 - He shall have the right to name any member to perform the duties of the chair, but such substitution shall not extend beyond an adjournment.
Page 181 - An Act regulating the grants of land, and providing for the disposal of the lands of the United States south of the State of Tennessee...
Page 859 - House a letter from the Secretary of State, transmitting a list of the names of persons who have invented any new...
Page 13 - An enlarged philanthropy, and an enlightened forecast, concur in imposing on the national councils an obligation to take a deep interest in their destinies; to cherish reciprocal sentiments of good will; to regard the progress of events; and not to be unprepared for whatever order of things may be ultimately established.
Page 299 - Congress have, by their joint committee, requested me "to recommend to the people of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer, to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favors of Almighty God, especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness...
Page 469 - Who has been a member for many years past, and has seen the defenceless state of his country even near home, under his own eyes, without a single endeavor to remedy so serious an evil ? Let him not say,

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