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Página 1599 - To all claims of citizens of the United States upon the Spanish government ; statements of which, soliciting the interposition of the government of the United States, have been presented to the department of state, or to the minister of the United States in Spain since the date of the convention of 1802, and until the signature of this treaty.
Página 1801 - States, in full and absolute right, and exclusive jurisdiction, as well of soil as of persons residing or to reside thereon, pursuant to the tenor and effect of the eighth section of the first article of the Constitution of the government of the United States.
Página 1721 - No standing rule or order of the House shall be rescinded or changed without one day's notice being given of the motion therefor. Nor shall any rule be suspended, except by a vote of at least two-thirds of the members present.
Página 1635 - Nothing is more natural or common than first to use a general phrase, and then to explain and qualify it by a recital of particulars.
Página 2111 - American, with intent to evade the provisions relating to the transportation of merchandise from one port of the United States to another port of the United States in a vessel belonging wholly or in part to a subject of any foreign power...
Página 1801 - To exercise exclusive legislation, in all cases whatsoever, over such district (not exceeding ten miles square) as may, by cession of particular states, and the acceptance of congress, become the seat of government of the United States...
Página 1653 - It is a complete right of jurisdiction and sovereignty for all the purposes of internal improvement, and not merely the right of applying money under the power vested in Congress to make appropriations, under which power, with the consent of the States through which this road passes, the work was originally commenced, and has been so far executed.
Página 1623 - Shall it lie unproductive in the public vaults? Shall the revenue be reduced? Or shall it not rather be appropriated to the improvements of roads, canals, rivers, education, and other great foundations of prosperity and union under the powers which Congress may already possess or such amendment of the Constitution as may be approved by the States?
Página 1611 - States, to devise such further provisions as shall appear to them necessary to render the constitution of the federal government adequate to the exigencies of the union...
Página 1635 - It has been urged and echoed that the power " to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises, to pay the debts, and provide for the common defence and general welfare of the United States...