The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States
Gales and Seaton, 1855
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Sixteenth Congress - Second Session: Comprising The Period From November 13, 1820, To March 3, 1831, Inclusive. Published 1855.
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Página 539 - The legislatures of those districts or new states shall never interfere with the primary disposal of the soil by the United States in Congress , assembled, nor with any regulations Congress may find necessary for securing the title in such soil to the bona fide purchasers. No tax shall be imposed on lands the property of the United States ; and in no case shall non-resident proprietors be taxed higher than residents.
Página 59 - That all men are born equally free and independent, and have certain natural inherent and unalienable rights, amongst which are the enjoying and defending life and liberty; acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety.
Página 111 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the State of California shall be one, and is hereby declared to be one, of the United States of America, and admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original States in all respects whatever.
Página 55 - The United States shall guaranty to every State in this Union a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion; and on application of the legislature, or of the executive (when the legislature cannot be convened) against domestic violence.
Página 333 - An act for enrolling or licensing ships or vessels to be employed in the coasting trade and fisheries, and for regulating the same.
Página 771 - ... on earth, and the waters under the earth; on everything that comes from abroad, or is grown at home; taxes on the raw material; taxes on every fresh value...
Página 535 - Congress shall provide by law for securing to the citizens of each State the privileges and immunities of citizens in the several States.
Página 105 - ... the free inhabitants of each of these states, paupers, vagabonds and fugitives from justice excepted, shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of free citizens in the several states ; and the people of each state shall have free ingress and regress to and from any other state, and shall enjoy therein all the privileges of -trade and commerce, subject to the same duties, impositions, and restrictions, as the inhabitants thereof respectively...
Página 599 - The better to secure and perpetuate mutual friendship and intercourse among the people of the different States in this Union, the free inhabitants of each of these States, (paupers, vagabonds, and fugitives from justice excepted,) shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of free citizens in the several States...
Página 57 - It shall be their duty, as soon as may be, to pass such laws as may be necessary, First. To prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to and settling in this state under any pretext whatsoever ; and, Second.