Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States

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Francis Childs and John Swain, 1815 - Legislation
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Page 86 - 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...
Page 134 - Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, two-thirds of both Houses concurring, That the following amendment to the Constitution of the United States...
Page 240 - Resolved, That the Committee of Ways and Means be instructed to inquire into the expediency of appropriating thirty thousand dollars, to enable Professor Morse to establish a line of telegraph between Washington and Baltimore.
Page 24 - In adjusting the duties on imports to the object of revenue, the influence of the tariff on manufactures will necessarily present itself for consideration. However wise the theory may be, which leaves to the sagacity and interest of individuals the application of their industry and resources, there are in this, as in other cases, exceptions to the general rule.
Page 253 - Resolved, That the Committee on Military Affairs be instructed to inquire into the expediency of providing by law for Snmuel G. Hopkins, late a captain in the Army of the United States, to settle his accounts with the Government upon the principles of equity.
Page 141 - All the provisions of the convention "to regulate the commerce between the territories of the United States and of His Britannic Majesty...
Page 651 - March, 1802, to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes and to preserve peace on the frontiers...
Page 351 - Resolved, That the Committee on the Public Lands be instructed to inquire into the expediency of providing by law...
Page 730 - But by the second section of the act, to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of Government, and maintaining the public credit, by laying a direct tax upon the United States, and to provide for assessing and collecting the same, approved January 9, 1815, the saidac!
Page 34 - It shall be the duty of the Committee on Commerce to take into consideration all such petitions and matters or things touching the...

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