Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress, 2nd Session


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Seite lvii - I congratulate you, fellow citizens, on the approach of the period at which you may interpose your authority constitutionally, to withdraw the citizens of the United States from all further participation in those violations of human rights which have been so long continued on the unoffending inhabitants of Africa, and which the morality, the reputation, and the best interests of our country, have long been eager to proscribe.
Seite x - . . . shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, Judges of the supreme Court, and all other Officers of the United States, whose Appointments are not herein otherwise provided for, and which shall be established by Law...
Seite xi - All persons so drafted shall, from the date of their draft, stand discharged from the militia, and shall be subject to such laws and regulations for the government of the Army of the United States...
Seite 82 - ... owners to cruise or commit hostilities upon the subjects, citizens, or property of any foreign prince or State, or of any colony, district, or people with whom the United States are at peace...
Seite 189 - In witness whereof the master or purser of the said vessel hath affirmed to four bills of lading, all of this tenor and date ; one of which being accomplished the others to stand void.
Seite lxxxvii - On Lake Ontario, to one vessel, not exceeding one hundred tons burden, and armed with one eighteen-pound cannon. •' On the upper lakes, to two vessels, not exceeding like burden each, and armed with like force.
Seite 83 - The acknowledgment of a new state as independent and entitled to a place in the family of nations is at all times an act of great delicacy and responsibility, but more especially so when such state has forcibly separated itself from another of which it had formed an integral part and which still claims dominion over it.
Seite 257 - That, after the formation of the Constitution of the Confederate States, he openly declared his admiration for it, and advocated the absorption of the loyal States of the Union into the Southern Confederacy, under that Constitution, as the only means of peace, warmly avowing his sympathies with the South. " 3d. That the Senator from Oregon is disloyal to the Government of the United States.
Seite 84 - And I hereby proclaim and declare that if any person, under the pretended authority of the said States, or under any other pretence, shall molest a vessel of the United States, or the persons or cargo on board of her, such person will be held amenable to the laws of the United States for the prevention and punishment of piracy.
Seite 81 - An Act to ascertain and settle the Private Land Claims in the State of California...

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