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Page 18 - Provided, however, and it is further understood and declared that the boundaries of these three States shall be subject so far to be altered, that, if Congress shall hereafter find it - expedient, they shall have authority to form one or two states in that part of the said territory which lies north of an east and west line drawn through the southerly bend or extreme of Lake Michigan.
Page 43 - No standing rule or order of the House shall be rescinded or changed without one day's notice being given of the motion therefor. Nor shall any rule be suspended, except by a vote of at least two-thirds of the members present.
Page 112 - It is a familiar canon of construction that a thing which is within the intention of the makers of a statute is as much within the statute as if it were within the letter; and a thing which is within the letter of the statute is not within the statute unless it be within the intention of the makers.
Page 449 - SUMNER moved to amend the resolution by striking out all after the word " Resolved/' and inserting : The amendment was rejected.
Page 58 - And, in the just preservation of rights and property, it is understood and declared, that no law ought ever to be made, or have force in the said territory, that shall, in any manner whatever, interfere with, or affect private contracts or engagements, bona fide, and without fraud previously formed.
Page 43 - ... and shall not be debated or decided on the day of their being first read, unless where the House shall direct otherwise ; but shall lie on the table, to be taken up in the order they were read.
Page 48 - That a joint committee of five, two on the part of the senate and three on the part of the house, be appointed to wait upon his excellency, the governor, and inform him that the two...
Page 44 - When a Member shall be called to order, he shall sit down until the President shall have determined whether he is in order or not: and every question (of order shall be decided by the President without debate, but if there be a doubt in his mind he may call for the sense of the Senate.
Page 9 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the State of California shall be one, and is hereby declared to be one, of the United States of America, and admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original States in all respects whatever.