The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year ..., Volume 17

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Gray and Bowen, 1845
 

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Page 142 - States, the State of California shall be entitled to two representatives in Congress. SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That the said State of California is admitted into the Union upon the express condition that the people of said State, through their legislature or otherwise, shall never interfere with the primary disposal of the public lands within its limits, and shall pass no law and do no act whereby the title of the United States to, and. right to dispose of, the same shall be impaired or...
Page 135 - An act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of Government for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine...
Page 233 - Guardians for the Relief and Employment of the Poor of the City of Philadelphia, the District of Southwark, and the Townships of the Northern Liberties and Penn...
Page 139 - That said State of Florida shall embrace the territories of East and West Florida, which, by the treaty of amity, settlement and limits between the United States and Spain, on the twenty-second day of February, eighteen hundred and nineteen, were ceded to the United States.
Page 138 - And provided also, that the said state shall have concurrent jurisdiction on the river Mississippi and every other river bordering on the said state...
Page xi - The Jewish year generally contains 354 days, or 12 lunations of the Moon, but, in a cycle of 19 years, an intercalary month (Veadar) is 7 times introduced, for the purpose of rendering the average duration of the year quite or nearly correct.
Page xi - the 2593d year since the era of Nabonassar, which has been assigned to Wednesday, the 26th of February of the 3967th year of the Julian Period...
Page 205 - The qualifications of electors are as follows : Every male native citizen of the United States, who has resided in the State two years, and in the town where he proposes to vote six months, who has been registered at the town clerk's office at least seven days before the election, and who has paid within one year a tax of one dollar, or has been enrolled in a military company and done military duty at least one day within the preceding year, shall be entitled...
Page 119 - Sent over 300 miles, . . . 10 " For every half ounce, and any excess over every half ounce, the same rates of postage ; and when advertised, two cents on each letter ; or four cents, if the advertising cost so much, additional. For drop letters (not to be mailed), each . . . 2...
Page 138 - Mississippi, thence by the middle of the channel of that river to a parallel of latitude passing through the mouth of the Mankato, or Blue- Earth river; thence west, along the said parallel of latitude, to a point where it is intersected by a meridian line, seventeen degrees and thirty minutes west of the meridian of Washington city ; thence due south to the northern boundary line of the State of Missouri...

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