Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1866
 

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Page 5 - An act [to amend an act entitled an act] to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the government the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes, approved July first, eighteen hundred and sixty-two," approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-four.
Page 9 - The jurisdiction of the several courts herein provided for, both appellate and original, and that of the probate courts and of justices of the peace, shall be as limited by law...
Page 78 - And I do further solemnly swear (or affirm) that I have not directly or indirectly paid, offered or promised to pay, contributed, or offered or promised to contribute any money or other valuable thing as a consideration or reward for the giving or withholding a vote at the election at which I was elected to said office...
Page 6 - Congress.be, and hereby is, memorialized to pass, and our Senators in Congress are hereby instructed, and our Representatives requested to use their best endeavors to procure the passage of a law...
Page 7 - Every bill which shall have passed the council and house of representatives of the said Territory shall, before it become a law, be presented to the Governor of the Territory; if he approve, he shall sign it; but if not, he shall return it with his objections to the house in which it originated, who shall enter the objections at large on their journal, and proceed to reconsider it.
Page 9 - I have the honor to invite your attention to the enclosed copy of a...
Page 4 - Cattaraugus, dwelling in said county, commissioned and sworn and duly authorized to take the same. And further, that I am well acquainted with the handwriting of said notary, and verily believe that the signature to the said certificate of proof or acknowledgment is genuine.

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