United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1909 - United States
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. Read full review

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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Read full review

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Page 76 - ... an abuse, because it is the usurpation of a power which the people of a single state cannot give." The court said, in that case, that " the states have no power. by taxation, or otherwise, to retard, impede, burden, or in any manner control the operation of the constitutional laws enacted by congress to carry into execution the powers vested in the general government.
Page 102 - ... with two or more good and sufficient sureties (to be approved by the mayor and council...
Page 76 - The powers thus granted are not confined to the instrumentalities of commerce or the postal service known or in use when the Constitution was adopted, but they keep pace with the progress of the country and adapt themselves to the new developments of time and circumstances. "They extend from the horse with its rider to the stagecoach, from the sailing vessel to the steamboat, from the coach and the steamboat to the railroad, and from the railroad to the telegraph, as these new agencies are successively...
Page 76 - The result is a conviction that the States have no power, by taxation or otherwise, to retard, impede, burden, or in any manner control, the operations of the constitutional laws enacted by congress to carry into execution the powers vested in the general government.
Page 76 - ... as these new agencies are successively brought into use to meet the demands of increasing population and wealth. They were intended for the government of the business to which they relate, at all times and under all circumstances.
Page 97 - Each appointive member of the commission shall before entering upon the duties of his office execute an official undertaking in the sum of fifty thousand dollars to be approved by the comptroller and filed in his office.
Page 69 - ... the mayor and aldermen of a city or the selectmen of a town in which there is no such board.
Page 82 - An act making Appropriations for the Service of the Post-Office Department for the fiscal Year ending June thirtieth...
Page 81 - ... shall be published at least twenty days in the City Record and at least twice in two daily newspapers published in the city to be designated by the mayor at Hearings, the expense of the proposed grantee.
Page 82 - Such ordinance shall on its introduction and first reading be referred by the board of aldermen to the board of estimate and apportionment, who shall make inquiry as to the money value of the franchise or right proposed to be granted and the adequacy of the compensation...

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