Public Documents.The Senate of the United States.First Session of the Twenty-Sixth Congress.Volume V.December 2,1839.In Eight Volumes.Containing Documents from No.197 to No.278.

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Page cxv - An act to provide for the better security of the lives of passengers on board of vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam...
Page 61 - I deem the duty, now performed at the request of the president and directors of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, and the corporations of the District of Columbia, one of the most fortunate incidents of my life.
Page 9 - ... we beg leave to call the attention of your honorable body to the following plan for Republican Free Banking, in the expectation that your collective wisdom may adopt...
Page 1 - In preventing the introduction of persons and property into the Indian country contrary to law ; which persons and property shall be proceeded against according to law ; Fourth.
Page 3 - Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong.
Page 4 - Fox has already been made the channel of conveyance to his Government of the desire and determination of the President that the obligations of the country shall be faithfully discharged; that desire is prompted by a sense of expediency as well as of justice, and by an anxious wish to preserve the amicable relations now, so manifestly for the advantage of both, subsisting between the United States and Great Britain. The undersigned avails himself of the occasion to renew to Mr. Fox assurances of his...

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