Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 11

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F. Hunt, 1844
 

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Page 109 - The legislatures of those districts, or new states, shall never interfere with the primary disposal of the soil by the Unite'd States in Congress assem-bled, nor with any regulations Congress may find necessary for securing the title in such soil to the bona fide purchasers.
Page 478 - And there was a great famine in Samaria : and, behold, they besieged it, until an ass's head was sold for fourscore pieces of silver, and the fourth part of a cab of dove's dung for five pieces of silver.
Page 22 - The ancients of Gebal and the wise men thereof were in thee thy calkers: all the ships of the sea with their mariners were in thee to occupy thy merchandise.
Page 578 - A sturdy lad from New Hampshire or Vermont, who in turn tries all the professions, who teams it, farms it, peddles, keeps a school, preaches, edits a newspaper, goes to Congress, buys a township, and so forth, in successive years, and always like a cat falls on his feet, is worth a hundred of these city dolls. He walks abreast with his days and feels no shame in not 'studying a profession,' for he does not postpone his life, but lives already.
Page 248 - That the people shall be secure in their persons, houses, papers and possessions, from unreasonable searches and seizures...
Page 345 - Rs,4577. cial agents, and vice.commercial agents, from time to time, to provide for the seamen of the United States, who may be found destitute within their districts, respectively, sufficient subsistence and passages to some port in the United States, in the most reasonable manner, at the expense of the United States, subject to such instructions as the Secretary of State shall give.
Page 443 - ... me. I know him to be a man of honor. He loves me dearly and would lay down his life to save mine, but I am sure he would not sacrifice hi* honor to save my life : and I applaud him.
Page 22 - Thy borders are in the midst of the seas, thy builders have perfected thy beauty. They have made all thy ship boards of fir trees of Senir: they have taken cedars from Lebanon to make masts for thee.
Page 546 - an act to restrain the trade and commerce of the provinces of Massachusetts Bay, and New Hampshire, and colonies of Connecticut and Rhode Island, and Providence plantation, in North America, to Great Britain, Ireland, and the British islands in the West Indies; and to prohibit such provinces and colonies from carrying on any fishery on the Banks of Newfoundland, and other places therein mentioned, under certain conditions and limitations.
Page 162 - An act for granting certain duties in the British colonies and plantations in America; for allowing a drawback of the duties of customs upon the exportation from this kingdom, of coffee and...

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