Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1804 - Legislation
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Page 10 - That a committee of three Members be appointed on the part of the House, to join such committee as may be appointed on the part of the Senate, to wait on the President of the United States and inform him that a quorum of the two Houses has assembled, and that Congress is ready to receive any communication he may be pleased to make.
Page 114 - ... and he shall give to the United States a bond in the penalty of one hundred thousand dollars, with not less than two responsible sureties, to be approved by the Secretary of the Treasury, conditioned for the faithful discharge of the duties of his office.
Page 158 - Lafayette, and to insert 100,000, and decided in the negative by a large majority. The question was then taken on ordering the bill to be engrossed, and decided in the affirmative by a large majority. It was then ordered...
Page 9 - Speaker's chair, and the oath to support the Constitution of the United States, as prescribed by the act, entitled ••An act to regulate the time and manner of administering certain oaths," was administered to him by Mr.
Page 60 - Resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to inform this House, unless the public interest should, in his opinion, forbid such communication, ' when, by whom, and in what manner the first intelligence was given to this Government of the decree of the Government of France, bearing date the 28th of April, 1811, and purporting to be a definitive repeal of the decrees of Berlin and Milan.
Page 17 - In recommending to the National Legislature this resort to additional taxes, I feel great satisfaction in the assurance, that our constituents, who have already displayed so much zeal and firmness in the cause of their country, will cheerfully give any other proof of their patriotism which it calls for.
Page 13 - ... vessels of one independent power on the high seas can in war or peace be sanctioned by the laws or authority of another power. It is equally obvious that, for the purpose of preserving to each State its seafaring members, by excluding them from the vessels of the other, the mode heretofore proposed by the United States and now enacted by them as an article of municipal policy...

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