Journal of the Senate of the United States of America

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1814 - Electronic journals
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Page 187 - An act further to amend the several acts for the establishment and regulation of the Treasury, War, and Navy Departments.
Page 396 - An act to regulate the laying out and making a road from Cumberland, in the State of Maryland, to the State of Ohio...
Page 326 - And the bills or notes which may be issued by order of the said corporation, signed by the president, and countersigned by the principal cashier or treasurer thereof, promising the payment of money to any person or persons, his, her...
Page 324 - Such of the said directors who may have been absent when the said excess was con* tracted or created, or who may have dissented from the resolution or act whereby the same was so contracted or created, may respectively exonerate...
Page 326 - ... natural capacity or capacities; and shall be assignable and negotiable in like manner as if they were so issued by such private person or persons; that is to say those which shall be payable to any person or persons his her or their order shall be assignable by endorsement in like manner and with the like effect as foreign bills of exchange now are and those which are payable to bearer shall be negotiable and assignable by delivery only.
Page 76 - An act more effectually to provide for the national defence, by establishing an uniform militia throughout the United States " which act is in the words following vizt.
Page 11 - It is nut to be disguised, that the situation of our country calls for its greatest efforts. Our enemy is powerful in men and in money; on the land and on the water. Availing himself of fortuitous advantages, he is aiming, with his undivided force, a deadly blow at our growing prosperity, perhaps at our national existence.
Page 193 - An act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government, and maintaining the public credit, by laying a direct tax upon the District of Columbia...
Page 212 - ... then such surplus shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States, to be there held for the use of the owner or his legal representatives, until he or they shall make application therefor to the Secretary of the Treasury, who, upon such application, shall, by warrant on the Treasury, cause the same to be paid to the applicant...
Page 338 - I transmit to them the proceedings of the commissioner appointed under the act "to authorize the payment for property lost, captured, or destroyed by the enemy while in the military service of the United States, and for other purposes, " as reported by the commissioner to the Department of War.

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