Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977
Some vols. include supplemental journals of "such proceedings of the sessions, as, during the time they were depending, were ordered to be kept secret, and respecting which the injunction of secrecy was afterwards taken off by the order of the House."

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Seite 44 - Such depositions may be taken before any judge of any court of the United States, or any commissioner of a circuit, or any clerk of a district or circuit court, or any chancellor, justice, or judge of a supreme or superior court, mayor or chief magistrate of a city, judge of a county court, or court of common pleas of any of the United States...
Seite 7 - That a committee of three Members be appointed on the part of the House, to join such committee as may be appointed on the part of the Senate, to wait on the President of the United States and inform him that a quorum of the two Houses has assembled, and that Congress is ready to receive any communication he may be pleased to make.
Seite 62 - Gentlemen of the Senate, and of the House of Representatives : I lay before you the copy of a Letter from the...
Seite 52 - The Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and for the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully held in Bondage, and for Improving the Condition of the African Race," incorporated by Act of Assembly passed the 8th day of December, AD 1789, of which Dr.
Seite 203 - May last ; and it was thereupon ordered that a committee be appointed to prepare and bring in a bill...
Seite 210 - Ohio, for the purpose of establishing an academy, in lieu of the township already granted for the same purpose, by virtue of the act entitled "An act authorizing the grant and conveyance of certain lands to John Cleves Symmes, and his associates.
Seite 129 - In conformity to the aft of the Congrefs of the United States, entitled, " An aft, for the encouragement of learning, by fecuring the copies of Maps, Charts and Books, to the Authors and proprietors of fuch copies during the times therein mentioned...
Seite 10 - States as far as the provisions of the law have permitted may be said to be yet more general. The part of the debt of the United States which remains unsubscribed will naturally engage your further deliberations. It is particularly pleasing...
Seite 10 - The completion of the census of the inhabitants, for which provision was made by law, has been duly notified (excepting in one instance, in which the return has been informal, and another, in which it has been omitted or miscarried) ; and the returns of the officers who were charged with this duty, which will be laid before you, will give you the pleasing assurance, that the present population of the United States borders on four millions of persons.
Seite 142 - Congress lately passed, entitled "an act to provide for the settlement of the claims of widows and orphans barred by the limitations heretofore established, and to regulate the claims to invalid pensions.

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