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Mr. EATON then moved to add the following as an amendment: “If any objection shall arise to the vote or votes of any state, it shall be filed in writing and entered on the Journals of the Senate and House of Representatives; but the two Houses shall not separate until the entire votes are counted and reported, which report shall be liable to be controlled and altered by the decision to be made by... Continue Reading
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The bill for the relief of Thomas L. Ogden, and others, was again taken up, and, after some further debate, in which Mr. VAN BUREN zealously supported the claim, the bill was ordered to a third reading.
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Mr. VAN BUREN, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported a bill allowing fees to the District Attorney of Missouri; which was read.
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Mr. VAN BUREN, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom the resolution was referred, authorizing the purchase of a certain number of copies of the Journals of Congress, from 1774 to 1788, reported it without amendment.
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Mr. RUGGLES and Mr. VAN BUREN advocated the justice and equity of the claim. It had twice passed the House, but had not got through both Houses for want of time. The claim was originally for 7,000 dollars, but had been reduced to the sum now proposed, of $3,110, to which the petitioners were fairly entitled, in the opinion of the committee that reported the bill, &c. The debate continued some... Continue Reading
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The Senate having resumed the consideration of the bill “to abolish imprisonment for debt,” The first part of the first section of the bill being as follows:-“That no bail or security for the appearance of any defendant or defendants shall hereafter be required upon the service of the original, or mesne process, issuing out of the Courts of the United States, in any action or suit whatever,... Continue Reading
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Mr. VAN BUREN, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported a bill to authorize the issuing of letters patent to Adolphus G. Trott; which was read, and ordered to be passed to a second reading.
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The Senate proceeded to consider, as in committee of the whole, the bill allowing fees to the District Attorney of Missouri, when, after some debate, in which Messrs. VAN BUREN, BARTON, EATON, and BENTON, took part, the bill was, on motion of Mr. Eaton, ordered to lie on the table.
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Mr. VAN BUREN, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill abolishing imprisonment for debt, reported the same.
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On this motion, debate ensued, between Messrs. JOHNSTON of Louisiana, TAZEWELL, MACON, HOLMES, BERRIEN, SMITH of Maryland, SILSBEE, and WOODBURY, when Mr. BENTON observed, that, unless he saw some probability that the Senate would act effectually upon this bill—as it was too late to continue the discussion on it—he should move to lay it on the table. Mr. VAN BUREN moved to divide the question on... Continue Reading
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for the albany argus. TO AMICUS CURIÆ. Your defence of the chancellor furnishes better proof of your friendship than of your discretion. Before you undertook the Herculean task, of supporting the extravagant grounds which his honor has thought proper to assume, common sense should have dictated a more critical and extensive "view of the whole ground." The omission to do so, has involved your... Continue Reading
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Recipient: James Kent
for the argus. AMICUS-JURIS CONSULTUS—No. II. TO AMICUS CURIÆ. THE pledge with which I concluded my first number is before the public, and I proceed to its redemption. In the discharge of this duty I disclaim all personal feelings. The vindication of the constituted authorities of the state, being my only object, I can have no interests distinct from those of truth and justice.—Reposing myself on... Continue Reading
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Recipient: James Kent
A CARD. Amicus-Juris Consultus having observed, that he is charged by the chancellor, in the Gazette of Thursday last, with an attempt "to tear asunder the bands of friendship" which has so long subsisted between him and the chief justice, deems it proper briefly to notice the unfounded imputation. The facts alledged by him were directly connected with the subject of his animadversions, viz. the... Continue Reading
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Recipient: James Kent
A Great Bargain. The subscriber offers for sale, a FARM, in the town of Kinderhook, containing 130 acres, with great improvements thereon. Description is considered unnecessary, as the purchaser will examine the property. It will be sold cheap.
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In submitting for your approbation and support, the designation contained in the proceedings of a meeting of the Republican Delegation from the Middle District, herewith published, we take the liberty of addressing a word to you on the important subject to which it relates. In doing so, it can scarcely be necessary to state to you, that the right exercised by us on the present occasion, is... Continue Reading
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