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" March next, be, and they are hereby, authorized and required on behalf of this State to cede to the Congress of the United States any district in this State, not exceeding ten miles square, which the Congress may fix upon and accept for the seat of Government... "
Anti-slavery Manual: Containing a Collection of Facts and Arguments on ... - Page 103
by La Roy Sunderland - 1837 - 142 pages
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Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Establishment of the ...

Committee on the Centennial Celebration of the Establishment of the Seat of Government in the District of Columbia, Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Wilhelmus Bogart Bryan, Gaillard Hunt, Arthur Jeffrey Parsons, Samuel Clagett Busey, United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Printing - Washington (D.C.) - 1901 - 450 pages
...required, on behalf of this State, to cede to the Congress of the United States any district in this State, not exceeding ten miles square, which the Congress...and accept for the seat of government of the United States. 1 Read before the Columbia Historical Society, November 6, 1899. Senate Doc. 62, Fifty-sixth...
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Origin and Government of the District of Columbia

William Tindall - Washington (D.C.) - 1903 - 240 pages
...this State, to cede to the Congress of the United States any district in this State not exceeding 10 miles square, which the Congress may fix upon and accept for the seat of Government of the United States. APPENDIX 4. AN ACT for the cession of 10 miles square or any lesser quantity of territory within...
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Boundaries of the United States and of the Several States and Territories ...

Henry Gannett - Boundaries, State - 1904 - 274 pages
...required on the behalf of this State to cede to the Congress of the United States any district in this State, not exceeding ten miles square, which the Congress...and accept for the seat of government of the United States. GANNETT.] DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. 93 In the following year (December 3, 1789), the State of Virginia...
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United States Congressional Serial Set, Issue 5660

United States - 1910 - 1034 pages
...required to cede any district in Maryland, not exceeding 10 miles square, which the Congress might fix upon and accept for the seat of Government of the United States (Kilty's Laws of Maryland, 1788, ch. 46). The State of Virginia, by act of December 3, 1789...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Volume 1

United States. President, James Daniel Richardson - United States - 1910 - 932 pages
...United States any district in the said State not exceeding 10 miles square which the Congress might fix upon and accept for the seat of Government of the United States; And the general assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia, by an act passed on the 3d day of...
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Standard History of the City of Washington from a Study of the Original Sources

William Tindall - Washington (D.C.) - 1914 - 652 pages
...required, on behalf of this State, to cede to the Congress of the United States any district in this State not exceeding ten miles square, which the Congress...and accept for the seat of government of the United States." The somewhat more extensive Act of Virginia, approved December 3, 1789, was as follows : "I....
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Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C.

Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.) - Washington (D.C.) - 1914 - 272 pages
...United States, any District in the said State, not exceeding Ten Miles Square, which the Congress might fix upon and accept for the Seat of Government of the United States. AND the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia, by an Act passed on the Third Day...
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United States Congressional Serial Set

Debts, Public - 1916 - 768 pages
...this State, to cede to the Congress of the United States any district in this State not exceeding 10 miles square which the Congress may fix upon and accept for the seat of Government of the United States." This section did not define the lines of the territory ceded, and at a subsequent session...
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Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C., Volume 8

Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.) - Washington (D.C.) - 1905 - 234 pages
...required, on the behalf of this state, to cede to the Congress of the United States, any district in this state not exceeding ten miles square, which the Congress...and accept for the seat of government of the United States. ' ' By the act of the Virginia Legislature, passed at their December session, 1789, c. 49,...
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Rider's Washington: A Guide Book for Travelers, with 3 Maps and 22 Plans

Fremont Rider, Frederic Taber Cooper - Washington (D.C.) - 1922 - 620 pages
...legislature Dec. 23d, 1788, offered to Congre;5 'any district (not exceeding ten miles square) which congress may fix upon and accept for the seat of Government of the United States." This precipitated, in 1789, a stormy debate in Congress. The North and the South each desired...
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