Report of George Turner, Amherst Everett and J. Russell Bullock, a Committee on the Registered State Debt of Rhode-Island, Appointed by the Governor, Lieut. Governor, and Secretary of State: Reported at the October Session, 1849

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Seite 17 - April, passed an ordinance to repeal the ratification of the Constitution of the United States, by the State of Virginia, and to resume all the rights and powers granted under such Constitution.
Seite 5 - All charges of war, and all other expenses that shall be incurred for the common defence or general welfare, and allowed by the United States in Congress assembled, shall be defrayed out of a common treasury...
Seite 5 - ... be defrayed out of a common treasury, supplied by the several states according to the value of the land in each ; that taxes shall be imposed and levied by authority and direction of the several states...
Seite 19 - ... acts, laws and resolutions declare and enact that the said securities should become null and void and of no effect, in case the same should not be brought into the general treasury, and the said bills received in discharge thereof, within certain limited periods, be and the same are hereby repealed : Provided, nevertheless, and the aforesaid acts, laws and resolutions, declaring said securities to be null and void and of no effect, are repealed on this express condition, that this state shall...
Seite 41 - And also that it be recommended to the several legislatures of the States, to empower the said commissioners, to call for witnesses, and examine them on oath, or affirmation, touching such accounts as are respectively assigned to them, for settlement...
Seite 39 - ... consolidation, and this unexaggerated history goes far to illustrate the practicability of the State's paying off a debt of $720,000 with £100,000 of depreciated paper money, as was attempted in 1786. It has been objected to the present claims that they originated in a time of high prices caused by a depreciated paper currency, and therefore if paid at all, should be scaled down to some equitable proportion, (see Report of January, 1847, p. 14.) Having already shown that all these claims have...
Seite 48 - That the collectors of taxes for the several towns within this State be, and they are hereby empowered and directed to receive in discharge of the taxes now collecting, any of the notes aforesaid, of ten pounds and less, exclusive of interest, and that the General Treasurer receive the same into the General Treasury. And it is further voted...
Seite 67 - Under an arrangement made by a convention of Delegates from the- States of New Hampshire, Massachusetts...
Seite 71 - Treasurer might issue his note to them, the claimants respectively, for the amount to them respectively due, and provided, that if the United States should grant their securities to the said individuals for their said respective balances, or otherwise shall make provision for the payment of the same ; in such case no notes shall be issued by the General Treasurer of this State for the said balances.

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