Select Statutes and Other Documents Illustrative of the History of the United States, 1861-1898

William MacDonald
Macmillan, 1903 - 442 páginas
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Tenure of Office Act March 2 1867
Treaty with Russia for the Cession of Alaska March 30 1867
Act suspending Reduction of the Currency February 4 1868
Fourth Reconstruction Act March 11 1868
Act admitting North Carolina South Carolina Louisiana Georgia
Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution July 28 1868
Extradition Act March 3 1869
Reconstruction of Georgia December 22 1869
Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution March 30 1870
Redemption and Bank Note Act July 12 1870
Act for refunding the National Debt July 14 1870
Supplementary Act to enforce the Fifteenth Amendment February
Act to enforce the Fourteenth Amendment April 20 1871
Act removing Political Disabilities May 22 1872
Act regarding United States Notes and National Bank Currency
Civil Rights Act March 1 1875
Joint Resolution for the Issue of Silver Coin July 22 1876
Coinage of the Standard Silver Dollar February 28 1878
AntiPolygamy Act March 22 1882
National Bank Circulation Bonds and Gold Certificates July
Presidential Succession Act January 19 1886
Interstate Commerce Act February 4 1887
Allotment of Lands in Severalty to Indians February 8 1887
Retirement of the Trade Dollar March 3 1887
Chinese Exclusion Act September 13 1888
Original Package Act August 8 1890
Repeal of the Silver Purchase Act of 1890 November 1 1893
Alien Ownership of Real Estate in the Territories March 2 1897
Annexation of the Hawaiian Islands July 7 1898

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Página 373 - ... nothing in this Act contained shall in any way abridge or alter the remedies now existing at common law or by statute, but the provisions of this Act are in addition to such remedies: Prorided.
Página 362 - That in case any common carrier subject to the provisions of this act shall do, cause to be done, or permit to be done any act, matter, or thing in this act prohibited or declared to be unlawful...
Página 398 - States are hereby invested with jurisdiction to prevent and restrain violations of this act ; and it shall be the duty of the several district attorneys of the United States, in their respective districts, under the direction of the Attorney-General, to institute proceedings in equity to prevent and restrain such violations. Such proceedings may be by way of petition setting forth the case and praying that such violation shall be enjoined or otherwise prohibited.
Página 306 - That all persons within the jurisdiction of the United States shall be entitled to the full and equal enjoyment of the accommodations, advantages, facilities, and privileges of inns, public conveyances on land or water, theaters, and other places of public amusement; subject only to the conditions and limitations established by law, and applicable alike to citizens of every race and color, regardless of any previous condition of servitude.
Página 99 - To exercise by its board of directors, or duly authorized officers or agents, subject to law, all such incidental powers as shall be necessary to carry on the business of banking; by discounting and negotiating promissory notes, drafts, bills of exchange, and other evidences of debt...
Página 404 - ... transported Into any State or Territory, or remaining therein for use, consumption, sale or storage therein, shall upon arrival In such State or Territory be subject to the operation and effect of the laws of such State or Territory enacted in the exercise of its police powers, to the same extent and in the same manner as though such liquids or liquors had been produced in such State or Territory, and shall not be exempt therefrom by reason of being introduced therein In original packages or...
Página 366 - Commission to such common carrier, who shall be called upon to satisfy the complaint or to answer the same in writing within a reasonable time, to be specified by the Commission.
Página 426 - Second, that it is the duty of the United States to demand, and the government of the United States does hereby demand, that the government of Spain at once relinquish its authority and government in the island of Cuba, and withdraw its land and naval forces from Cuba and Cuban waters.
Página 178 - North latitude, and between the 131st and the 133d degree of West longitude (Meridian of Greenwich), the said line shall ascend to the North along the Channel called Portland Channel, as far as the Point of the Continent where it strikes the...
Página 367 - Commission to investigate the matters complained of in such manner and by such means as it shall deem proper.

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