House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volume 2


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Página 728 - When immediate delivery or performance is required by the public exigency the articles or service required may be procured by open purchase or contract at the places and in the manner in which such articles are usually bought and sold, or such services engaged, between individuals.
Página 23 - ... time of filing the affidavit aforesaid, and shall make affidavit that no part of said land has been alienated, and that he has borne true allegiance to the government of the United States; then, in such case, he, she or they, if at that time a citizen of the United States, shall be entitled to a patent, as in other cases provided for by law...
Página 3 - An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of Lands in the Western Territory.
Página 728 - It shall be the duty of the Secretary of War, of the Secretary of the Navy, and of the Secretary of the Interior to cause and require every contract made by them severally on behalf of the Government, or by their officers under them appointed to make such contracts, to be reduced to writing, and signed by the contracting parties, with their names at the end thereof...
Página 504 - The United States agree to protect the Cherokee nation from domestic strife and foreign enemies and against intestine wars between the several tribes.
Página 12 - Interior, to ascertain the origin, nature, character, and extent of all claims to lands under the laws, usages, and customs of Spain and Mexico...
Página 27 - ... the Secretary of the Navy take possession of all public property belonging to the Navy Department within said geographical limits, and put in operation all acts of Congress in relation to naval affairs having application to the said State. " Seventh. That the Secretary of the Interior put in force the laws relating to the Interior Department applicable to the geographical limits aforesaid.
Página 470 - In compliance with the requirement» of the Department, I have the honor to submit this my second annual report of affairs connected with this agency.
Página 23 - ... credible witnesses that he. she. or they have resided upon or cultivated the same for the term of five years immediately succeeding the time of filing the affidavit...
Página 513 - give" then, has no real importance attached to it. The first and second articles stipulate for the mutual restoration of prisoners, and are of course equal. The third article acknowledges the Cherokees to be under the protection of the United States of America, and of no other power.

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