What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
adopted aforesaid alley amount appears appointed attention authority bank become believed Board building called canal cause cholera citizens commissioners committee common completed consideration continued Councils course court dead death Delaware direction disease district dollars duty effect enacted erected established execution existence fact feet four further give given hands hundred important improvement interest James Jersey John kind land legislature less living manner March means meeting ment miles nature navigation necessary object opinion passed Pennsylvania period persons Philadelphia practice present President prison received referred remain resolution Resolved respect river road Samuel Schuylkill Select side society South stone street taken thereof thousand tion United West whole
Page 28 - Legislature of the state in which the same shall be, for the erection of forts, magazines, arsenals, dock yards and other needful buildings.
Page 27 - The Congress, the Executive and the Court must each for itself be guided by its own opinion of the Constitution. Each public officer who takes an oath to support the Constitution swears that he will support it as he understands it, and not as it is understood by others.
Page 270 - Boston, shall be managed under the direction of the select men, united with the ministers of the oldest episcopalian, congregational, and presbyterian churches in that town, who are to let out the same upon interest at five per cent, per annum, to such young married artificers, under the age of twenty-five years, as have served an apprenticeship in the said town, and faithfully fulfilled the duties required in their indentures, so as to obtain a good moral character from at least two respectable...
Page 8 - Texas by combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings or by the powers vested in the marshals by law...
Page 30 - ... make the rich richer, and the potent more powerful, the humble members of society, the farmers, mechanics, and laborers, who have neither the time nor the means of securing like favors to themselves, have a right to complain of the injustice of their government. " There arc no necessary evils in government.
Page 350 - ... the palladium of your political safety and prosperity ; watching for its preservation with jealous anxiety ; discountenancing whatever may suggest even a suspicion that it can in any event be abandoned ; and indignantly frowning upon the first dawning of every attempt to alienate any portion of our country from the rest, or to enfeeble the sacred ties which now link together the various parts.
Page 25 - ... calling in its loans will produce great embarrassment and distress. The time allowed to close its concerns is ample, and if it has been well managed its pressure will be light, and heavy only in case its management has been bad. If, therefore, it shall produce distress, the fault will be its own, and it would furnish a reason against renewing a power which has been so obviously abused.
Page 25 - ... felt it my duty at an early period of my Administration to call the attention of Congress to the practicability of organizing an institution combining all its advantages and obviating these objections. I sincerely regret that in the act before me I can perceive none of those modifications of the bank charter which are necessary, in my opinion, to make it compatible with justice, with sound policy, or with the Constitution of our country.
Page 304 - ... a house or place of worship for the use of the members of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States of America, according to the rules and discipline which from time to time may be agreed upon and adopted by the ministers and preachers of the said church, at their general conferences in the United States of America...