Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1948
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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With this being an election year, I'm drawn more than usual to history and events that shaped our nation. Having read this, I'm interested to read other farewell addresses. Read full review

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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Read full review


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Page A-98 - Not only, therefore, can there be no loss of separate and independent autonomy to the states through their union under the Constitution, but it may be not unreasonably said that the preservation of the states and the maintenance of their governments are as much within the design and care of the Constitution as the preservation of the union and the maintenance of the national government. The Constitution in all its provisions looks to an indestructible union composed of indestructible states.
Page A-24 - America and of which a duly certified copy shall be forwarded to the Governor of each of the signatory States. DONE at the City of Santa Fe, New Mexico, this twenty-fourth day of November, AD One Thousand Nine Hundred and Twenty-two.
Page A-224 - as used in this act shall be understood to mean that certain act of the Congress of the United States approved June 17, 1902, entitled " An act appropriating the receipts from the sale and disposal of public lands in certain States and Territories to the construction of irrigation works for the reclamation of arid lands," and the acts amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto.
Page 42 - That for the purpose of controlling the floods, improving navigation and regulating the flow of the Colorado River, providing for storage and for the delivery of the stored waters thereof for reclamation of public lands and other beneficial uses exclusively within the United States, and for the generation of electrical energy as a means of making the project herein authorized a self-supporting and financially solvent undertaking...
Page 52 - California, by act of its legislature, shall agree irrevocably and unconditionally with the United States and for the benefit of the States of Arizona...
Page A-16 - Provided, That any such compact or agreement shall not be binding or obligatory upon any of the parties thereto unless and until the same shall have been approved by the legislature of each of said States and by the Congress of the United States.
Page A-28 - Inasmuch as the Colorado River has ceased to be navigable for commerce and the reservation of its waters for navigation would seriously limit the development of its Basin, the use of its waters for purposes of navigation shall be subservient to the uses of such waters for domestic, agricultural and power purposes.
Page A-220 - Section 14 hereof, the commission is authorized to issue a new license to the original licensee upon such terms and conditions as may be authorized or required under the then existing laws and regulations...
Page A-455 - In witness whereof, the parties hereto have caused this contract to be executed the day and year first above written. THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, By RAY LYMAN WILBUR, Secretary of the Interior.
Page 49 - That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized, under such general regulations as he may prescribe, to contract for the storage of water in said reservoir and for the delivery thereof at such points on the river and on said canal as may be agreed upon, for irrigation and domestic uses...

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