Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress, 2nd Session, Band 4,Teil 3

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Seite 37 - ... to be approved by the Governor, in the sum of ten thousand dollars, conditioned for the faithful performance of his duties...
Seite 7 - The Legislature shall have no power to grant, or authorize any county or municipal authority to grant any extra compensation or allowance to any public officer, agent, servant, or contractor, after service has been rendered...
Seite xxvii - Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate be, and he is hereby, directed to pay out •Taken from Senate .Reports, 1st «esa. 43U Cong., No. l.~t5. of the contingent fund of the Senate fall compensation and mileage as Senators to John Kay and William L. McMillen for the unexpired term of William P. Kellogg in the Forty-second Congress.
Seite 29 - Washington, and to be made at public auction to the highest bidder; and a deed given by the said Commissioners of the District of Columbia in pursuance hereof shall be deemed and held to be a good and perfect title to any property bought at such...
Seite 383 - And the said party of the second part, for himself, his heirs, executors, and administrators, doth covenant and agree to and with the said party of the first part...
Seite xxxii - The act creating the board limited the total debt of the District of Columbia to 5 per cent. upon the assessed value of property within the District, the intent of which was to limit the actual debt of the District to that sum. The board, however, construed the various provisions of the organic act as placing them and their transactions without the pale of this limitation, endeavoring, at the same time, to keep within the letter of the law, while violating its spirit; and to this end the legislative...
Seite 42 - States, to support the constitution of the United States, and faithfully to discharge the duties of their respective offices...
Seite 380 - And the said party of the second part, for and in consideration of the covenants and agreements to be kept and performed by the said party of the first part...
Seite 21 - When a deed is worded in clear and precise terms — when its meaning is evident and leads to no absurd conclusion — there can be no reason for refusing to admit the meaning which such deed naturally presents. To go elsewhere in search of conjectures, in order to restrict or extend it, is but an attempt to elude it. If this dangerous method be once admitted, there will be no deed which it will not render useless.
Seite 34 - State shall immediately register or record the same in a book or books to be kept by him for that purpose...

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