The Congressional Globe, Volume 9; Volume 12

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Blair & Rives, 1841

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Page 156 - Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.
Page 200 - No motion or proposition on a subject different from that under consideration shall be admitted under color of amendment.
Page 38 - 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 64 - Each house shall be judge of the election, returns, and qualifications of its own members ; a majority of all the members elected to each house shall be a quorum to do business ; but a less number may adjourn from day to day, and compel the attendance of absent members, in such manner and under such penalties as shall be prescribed by law.
Page 166 - An act to extend the time for locating Virginia military land warrants, and returning surveys thereon to the General Land Office," approved July 7, 1838; which bill was read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole.
Page 16 - Representatives: Our devout gratitude is due to the Supreme Being for having graciously continued to our beloved country through the vicissitudes of another year the invaluable blessings of health, plenty, and peace. Seldom has this favored land been so generally exempted from the ravages of disease or the labor of the husbandman more amply rewarded, and never before have our relations with other countries been placed on a more favorable basis than that which they so happily occupy at this critical...
Page 184 - Resolved, That the governor be requested to transmit a copy of the foregoing resolutions to each of our senators and representatives in Congress...
Page 64 - Every white* male citizen of the United States, who shall have attained the age of twenty-one years, who shall have resided in this State for a term of one year next preceding, and in the town in which he may offer himself to be admitted to the privileges of an elector, at least six months next preceding the time he may so offer himself...
Page 164 - That if any person shall write, print, utter or publish, or shall cause or procure to be written, printed, uttered or published, or shall knowingly and willingly assist or aid in writing, printing, uttering or publishing any false, scandalous and malicious writing or writings against the government of the United States...
Page 75 - William Slade, of Vermont, joined to the presentation of some abolitionist petitions the motion that they should be referred to an extraordinary committee, with instructions to bring in a bill for the abolition of slavery and the slave trade in the District of Columbia.

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