The World Almanac and Book of Facts

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Newspaper Enterprise Association, 1899
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Page 67 - That the United States hereby disclaims any disposition or intention to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction, or control over said island except for the pacification thereof, and asserts its determination when that is accomplished to leave the government and control of the island to its people.
Page 72 - Spain will cede to the United States the Island of Porto Rico and other islands now under Spanish sovereignty in the West Indies, and also an island in the Ladrones, to be selected by the United States.
Page 160 - Every patent or any interest therein shall be assignable in law by an instrument in writing, and the patentee or his assigns or legal representatives may in like manner grant and convey an exclusive right under his patent to the whole or any specified part of the United States.
Page 160 - ... in case of a machine, he shall explain the principle thereof, and the best mode in which he has contemplated applying that principle, so as to distinguish it from other inventions; and he shall particularly point out and distinctly claim the part, improvement, or combination which he claims as his invention or discovery.
Page 354 - ... the sole liberty of printing, reprinting, publishing, completing, copying, executing, finishing, and vending the same ; and in the case of a dramatic composition, of publicly performing or representing it or causing it to be performed or represented by others...
Page 110 - For the recognition of the independence of the people of Cuba, demanding that the Government of Spain relinquish its authority and government in the island of Cuba, and withdraw its land and naval forces from Cuba and Cuban waters, and directing the President of the United States to use the land and naval forces of the United States to carry these resolutions into effect...
Page 146 - States; 2 To borrow Money on the credit of the United States ; 3 To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes; 4 To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States...
Page 161 - Office a caveat setting forth the design thereof and of its distinguishing characteristics and praying protection of his right until he shall have matured his invention. Such caveat shall be filed in the confidential archives of the office and preserved in secrecy...
Page 137 - States, be considered as citizens thereof ; and the children of persons who now are, or have been, citizens of the United States, shall, though born out of the limits and jurisdiction of the United States...
Page 160 - Office, to any person who has invented or discovered any new and useful art. machine, manufacture, or composition of matter...

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