United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1916
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. Leer comentario completo

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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 ... Leer comentario completo

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Página 2 - States, outside established harbor lines, or where no harbor lines have been established, except on plans recommended by the Chief of Engineers and authorized by the Secretary of War; and it shall not be lawful to excavate or fill, or in any manner to alter or modify the course, location, condition, or capacity of any...
Página 27 - When the Revolution took place the people of each State became themselves sovereign, and in that character hold the absolute right to all their navigable waters, and the soils under them, for their own common use, subject only to the rights since surrendered by the Constitution to the general government.
Página 5 - That whenever by priority of possession rights to the use of water for mining, agricultural, manufacturing, or other purposes have vested and accrued and the same are recognized and acknowledged by the local customs, laws, and the decisions of courts, the possessors and owners of such vested rights shall be maintained and protected in the same...
Página 13 - And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer and fatter in flesh than all the children which did eat the portion of the king's meat.
Página 15 - An Act temporarily to provide revenues and a civil government for Porto Rico, and for other purposes...
Página 27 - ... subject always to the paramount right of Congress to control their navigation so far as may be necessary for the regulation of commerce with foreign nations and among the States.
Página 9 - In 1823 that he had called the New World into existence to redress the balance of the Old.
Página 4 - Although this power of changing the common-law rule as to streams within its dominion undoubtedly belongs in each State, yet two limitations must be recognized: First, that, in the absence of specific authority from Congress, a State cannot, by its legislation, destroy the right of the United States...
Página 9 - Priority of appropriation for beneficial uses shall give the better right. No appropriation shall be denied except when such denial is demanded by the -public interests.
Página 10 - ... to suggest, recommend, prescribe or direct, for the use of any person, any drug, medicine, appliance or other agency, whether material or not material, for the cure, relief or palliation of any ailment or disease of the mind or body, or for the cure or relief of any wound, fracture or bodily injury or deformity, after having received, or with the intent of receiving therefor, either directly or indirectly, any bonus, gift or compensation...

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