Congressional Serial Set

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1904
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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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. Ler crítica na íntegra

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Página 510 - To lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, and excises, for revenue necessary to pay the debts, provide for the common defence, and carry on the government of the Confederate States; but no bounties shall be granted from the treasury ; nor shall any duties or taxes on importations from foreign nations be laid to promote or foster any branch of industry...
Página 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.
Página 539 - Constitution for the emancipation of negro slaves, and with the right, on the part of the Federal Congress, to legislate on the subject of the relations between the white and black population of each State. "Such is, as I understand, the effect of the amendment to the Constitution, which has been adopted by the Congress of the United States. "JEFFERSON DAVIS. " EXECUTIVE OFFICE, Feb. 5, 1865.
Página 282 - The Senate proceeded, by unanimous consent, to consider the said bill as in Committee of the Whole; and no amendment being made, it was reported to the Senate. Ordered, That it pass to a third reading. The said bill was read the third time. Resolved, That it pass, and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.
Página 383 - The fifth section of the law indicated that the purpose of Congress, in granting power to allow or refuse permission to export the produce of our country, was to enforce a return, in whole or in part, of the value of the produce exported, "in military or other supplies for the public service." But a full understanding of the policy of your predecessors can be attained only by taking into consideration another act passed on the same day and entitled "An act to prohibit the importation of luxuries,...
Página 466 - An Act for the sequestration of the estates, property, and effects of alien enemies, and for the indemnity of citizens of the Confederate States, and persons aiding the same in the existing war against the United States,
Página 720 - There remains then for us no choice but to continue this contest to a final issue; for the people of the Confederacy can be but little known to him who supposes it possible they would ever consent to purchase, at the cost of degradation and slavery, permission to live in a country garrisoned by their own negroes and governed by officers sent by the conqueror to rule over them.
Página 509 - Coltou was read the second time, and considered as in Committee of the Whole; and no amendment being made, it was reported to the Senate. Ordered, That it be engrossed and read a third time. The said bill was read the third time, by unanimous consent.
Página 457 - Whole; and the reported amendment having been agreed to, the resolution was reported to the Senate and the amendment was concurred in. "Ordered, That it be engrossed and read a third time.
Página 391 - States ; of conspiracies, or attempts or preparations to aid the enemy ; of persons aiding or inciting others to abandon the confederate cause, or to resist the confederate States, or to adhere to the enemy...

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