United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1909
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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Appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies 1909
To prohibit importation of opium for other than medicinal purposes
Permits to committee on inaugural ceremonies
Permitting change of entry of public lands in case of mistake etc 1903 Veteran Volunteer Firemens Association to share use of certain property 1907 ...
Appropriations for Department of Agriculture 1910
Conference report on bill relating to affairs in Territories 1922 To permit flooding of certain lands near Redlands Cal 1923 Appropriations for fortifi...
Providing for payment of cost of drainage of Omaha Indian allotted lands
Making 100th anniversary of birth of Abraham Lincoln legal holiday in D C etc 1935 Bridge across Indian River North
To extend time for Burlington Iowa to bridge Mississippi River 1938 Condemned cannon for Bedford Ind 1939 Condemned cannon for Robinson Il...
Right of way to Montana Wyoming and Southern Ry across Ft Keogh res 1947 Relief of certain officers of Signal Corps Army 1961 Conf rp on bill ...
To create Bellefourche land district in South Dakota 1966 Boundary line between Tennessee and Arkansas
Circuit and district courts of northern dist of Ohio at Youngstown 1968 Payment of friar claims in Philippine Islands 1970 Monument to Pocahontas ...
Government of Canal Zone Isthmus of Panama etc 1976 To extend time for disposal of certain lands on ceded Crow Reservation 1979 Corry Pa to b...
Conf rp on bill authorizing sale of land at head of Cordova Bay Alaska 1986 Providing for additional term of l S courts at Superior Wis 1987 Bridge...
Lifepreservers on motor vessels
Deduction of hatchway space etc from gross tonnage of vessels 1993 Contest of Warmoth v Estopinal 1996 Amending act to widen Bladensburg roa...
Amending act relating to grade crossings in District of Columbia 1999 Extending time for payments on certain homestead entries in Okla 2000 To pr...
Appropriations for diplomatic and consular service 1910
Extending time for bridge across Mononga hela River at Brownsville Pa 2017 Harbor lines in Kansas Riverat Kansas City Kans 2018 Sale of timber o...
Protection of surface rights of entrymen
Extending time for Valdez Marshal Pass and Northern Railroal 2021 Relief of Alaska Pacific Railway and Terminal Company 2022 Extending time f...
Accounting of certain Indian trust funds
Manuscript of proceedings at unveiling of statue of George B McClellan 2166 Conference report on bill to accept giſt of Constitution Island N Y 216...
Tercentenary celebration of discovery of Lake Champlain
Ranier Minn to be port of immediate transportation 2180 Grant of certain lands in Minnesota to Minnesota and Manitoba R R 2181 Homestead desig...
Fishcultural station in Tucker county W Va 2187 Fishcultural station in New Jersey 2188 To amend law incorporating American National Red Cross ...
Appropriations for rivers and harbors 1910
Professor of mathematies in Navy 2203 Amending R S rel to boilerplate and space between flues on steam vessels 2204 To amend act permitting Wa...
Extension of street from 19th street nw near U st to Columbia road D C
Amending act relating to Alsea and other Indians Siletz Reservation
Amending art for widening of Benning road D C
To amend and consolidate acts respecting copyright
Relief of certain homestead settlers in Alabama
Site and pedestal for memorial to Alexander Hamilton in D C
Retirement of employees in classified civil service 2229 Disposition of condemned cannon for ornamental purposes 2230 Admitting Demetrio Castill...
Shreveport La to bridge Red River
Appropriations for deficiencies 1909 and prior years
Building for Geological Survey
Acquisition and improvement of Chesapeake and Delaware Canal
Baltimore and Washington Transit Co etc to issue transiers in D C
Conf rp on bill making appropriations for legislative etc expenses 1910
Payment of money advanced by Maryland and Virginia

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Page 8 - Bureau shall investigate and report * * * upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people, and shall especially investigate the questions of infant mortality, the birth rate, orphanage, juvenile courts, desertion, dangerous occupations, accidents and diseases of children, employment, legislation affecting children in the several States and Territories...
Page 7 - Court, and for other purposes, having considered the same, report favorably thereon with an amendment and recommend that the bill as amended do pass; The amendment is as follows : Strike...
Page 5 - The general principle announced in numerous cases is that a right, question or fact distinctly put in issue and directly determined by a court of competent jurisdiction, as a ground of recovery, cannot be disputed in a subsequent suit between the same parties or their privies; and even if the second suit is for a different cause of action, the right, question or fact once so determined must, as between the same parties or their privies, be taken as conclusively established, so long as the judgment...
Page 6 - But no such damages shall be adjusted and paid until thoroughly examined and passed upon by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and the Secretary of the Interior...
Page 4 - States, which, although prohibiting states from passing laws impairing the obligation of contracts, allows congress "to establish . . . uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcy throughout the United States.
Page 34 - An Act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the tiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, and for other purposes', approved July 31, 1894, as amended (USC, 1940 edition, title 5, sec.
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