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Illinois State Historical Library, 1909 - Illinois - 317 pages
 

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Page 60 - All moneys arising from the sales which have been or may hereafter be made of any lands heretofore granted by the United States to this state, for the use...
Page 246 - Resolved, That our Senators in Congress be instructed, and our Representatives requested, to introduce and vote for a bill to repeal an Act entitled ' an Act respecting fugitives from justice and persons escaping from the service of their masters...
Page 128 - I have the honor of acknowledging the receipt of your communication of the 29 ultimo.
Page 147 - An act to grant a quantity of land to the State of Illinois, for the purpose of aiding in opening a canal to connect the waters of the Illinois river with those of Lake Michigan...
Page 149 - In testimony whereof I have hereunto signed my name and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.
Page 157 - GOVERNORS' LETTERS 1828-1834 CHAPTER IV. EXECUTIVE LETTER-BOOK OF JOHN REYNOLDS, 1830-1834 VANDALIA, ILLINOIS, DECEMBER, 1830 GOVERNOR REYNOLDS Copy of a Letter to the Govr of Indiana. EXECUTIVE OFFICE VANDALIA, 6th Janry 1831 Sir — I have the honor to inclose to you a copy of a memorial of the General Assembly of this State, with a request that you lay the same before the Legislature of the State over which you preside. I hope that no difficulty may arise between two States that in fact, and for...
Page 5 - Chicago, 1887. the present session of the General Assembly requires that previous to entering upon the duties of your office that you should execute a bond to the Governor and his successors in office with one or more sufficient securities in the sum of fifteen hundred dollars "conditioned for the true and faithful execution of your office and for delivering up the records and other writings belonging to the said office whole safe and undefaced to your successor in office which Bond duly executed...
Page 147 - ... sections in width on each side of said canal and reserving each alternate section to the United States, to be selected by the Commissioner of the Land Office, under the direction of the President of the United States, from one end of the said canal to the other; and the said lands shall be subject to the disposal of the legislature of the said State for the purpose aforesaid and no other...
Page 246 - States ; and that His Excellency the Governor be requested to transmit a copy of this report to the President of the United States, the Governors of each of the States and to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress.
Page xxxv - In acknowledging your letters of yesterday's date, and also in reply to your communication of this morning, I am instructed by his excellency the governor to inform you that the lessee of the patent slip having reported that the safety of the ship Shenandoah may be endangered by her present position on the slip, the suspension of permission to British subjects to assist in launching the ship is withdrawn, while the further matters referred to in your letters are under...

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