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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1855

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With this being an election year, I'm drawn more than usual to history and events that shaped our nation. Having read this, I'm interested to read other farewell addresses. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Seite 33 - ... a public highway, for the use of the government of the United States, free from toll or other charge upon the transportation of any property or troops of the United States.
Seite 30 - That if any person or persons shall, after the passing of this act, take possession of, or make a settlement on any lands ceded or secured to the United States, by any treaty made with a foreign nation, or by a cession from any State to the United States...
Seite 7 - Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs, and ordered to be printed. To the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States...
Seite 3 - An act further to amend the several acts for the establishment and regulation of the Treasury, War, and Navy Departments.
Seite 3 - Hospital for the Insane of the Army and Navy and of the District of Columbia...
Seite 22 - This statement must also show whether such clerks or other persons, or such messengers have been usefully employed; whether the services of any of them can be dispensed with without detriment to the public service, and whether the removal of any particular persons, and the appointment of others in their stead, is required for the better dispatch of business.
Seite 32 - ... attached as aforesaid, together with the sections and parts of sections designated by odd numbers as aforesaid, and...
Seite 7 - Kansas, not exceeding the sums heretofore appropriated for similar objects, for the erection of suitable public buildings at the seat of government, and for the purchase of a library, to be kept at the seat of government, for the use of the governor, legislative assembly, judges of the Supreme Court, secretary, marshal, and attorney of said territory, and such other persons, and under such regulations, as shall be prescribed by law.
Seite 29 - ... for acquiring title to real estate, and duly made by said corporation to the owners and persons interested in such lands. The same, when so taken, shall become...
Seite 29 - A bell of at least thirty pounds weight or a steam whistle shall be placed on each locomotive engine, and shall be rung or whistled at the distance of at least eighty rods from the place where the said railroad shall cross any other road or street, and be kept ringing or whistling until it shall have crossed said road or street...

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