United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1916
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Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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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 ... Read full review

POINT TO POINT NAVIGATION: A Memoir

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In this successor to the first volume of his memoir, Palimpsest (1995), prolific novelist/essayist/gadfly Vidal mixes mournful minor keys among his usual trumpet blasts against what he regards as an ... Read full review

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Page 373 - In testimony whereof I have caused these letters to be made patent, and the seal of The United States to be hereunto affixed.
Page 268 - Whenever a statute gives a discretionary power to any person, to be exercised by him upon his own opinion of certain facts, it is a sound rule of construction, that the statute constitutes him the sole and exclusive judge of the existence of those facts.
Page 346 - States nearest to the tiers of sections above specified, so much land in alternate sections or parts of sections as shall be equal to such lands as the United States have sold or otherwise appropriated, or to which the right of pre-emption has attached as aforesaid; which lands (thus selected in lieu of those sold, and to which pre-emption rights have attached as aforesaid...
Page 119 - ... due notice thereof in writing, served personally upon or left 23 at the shop, office, or usual place of abode, or with the agent of the said 24 party of the second part, and the said party of the second part...
Page 141 - State shall be subject to the disposal of the legislature thereof, for the purposes aforesaid and no other; and the said railroad and branches shall be and remain a public highway, for the use of the government of the United States, free from toll or other charge upon the transportation of any property or troops of the United States.
Page 349 - An Act to Provide for the Adjustment of Land Grants Made by Congress To Aid in the Construction of Railroads, and for the Forfeiture of Unearned Lands, and for Other Purposes.
Page 119 - That for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar cash in hand paid by the party of the second part to the party of the first part...
Page 37 - ... every alternate section of land, designated by odd numbers, for six sections in width on each side of said roads.
Page 346 - ... but in case it shall appear that the United States have, when the lines or routes of said roads are definitely fixed, sold any section or any part thereof, granted as aforesaid, or that the right of pre-emption has attached to the same...
Page 228 - ... lands of the United States nearest to the tiers of sections above specified, so much land in alternate sections or parts of sections, designated by odd numbers, as shall be equal to such lands as the United States have sold, reserved, or otherwise appropriated...

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