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Página 17 - That said canal shall be commenced within five years and completed in twenty years or the State shall be bound to pay to the United States the amount of any lands previously sold, and that the title to purchasers under the State shall be valid.
Página 73 - 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.
Página 25 - The General Assembly shall, from time to time, pass such laws as shall be calculated to encourage intellectual, scientifical and agricultural improvement by allowing rewards and immunities for the promotion and improvement of arts, sciences, commerce, manufactures and natural history, and to countenance and encourage the principles of humanity, industry and morality.
Página 18 - Michigan, a quantity of land equal to one half of five sections in width, on each side of said canal...
Página 6 - Resolved, That a committee of two, on the part of this Senate, be appointed to act with a similar committee on the part of the House...
Página 9 - ... than the present. * * * The truth is — and it would be folly to conceal it — we have our hands full — full to overflowing! and therefore, to sustain ourselves, to preserve the credit and character of the State unimpaired, and to continue her hitherto unexampled march to wealth and distinction, we have not an hour of time, nor a dollar of money, nor a hand employed in labor, to squander and dissipate upon mere objects of idleness, or taste, or amusement.
Página 18 - That so soon as the route of the said canal shall be located and agreed on by the said State it shall be the duty of the governor thereof, or such other person or persons as may have been or shall hereafter be authorized to superintend the construction of said canal, to examine and ascertain the particular sections to which the said State will be entitled under the provisions of this act and report the same to the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States.
Página 9 - ... have our hands full — full to overflowing ! and therefore, to sustain ourselves, to preserve the credit and character of the state unimpaired, and to continue her hitherto unexampled march to wealth and distinction, we have not an hour of time, nor a dollar of money, nor a hand employed in labor, to squander and dissipate upon mere objects of idleness, or taste, or amusement" The condition of the state at this time was truly critical.
Página 589 - Shall the main question be now put?" It was decided in the affirmative.
Página 317 - Clerk: Mr. President: The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed an enrolled bill, I am directed to bring it to the Senate for the signature of their President.

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