Documents Printed by Order of the Legislature of the State of Maine During Its Session, 1835-1849

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Smith & Robinson, 1838

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Page 10 - When a motion has been once made, and carried in the affirmative or negative, it shall be in order for any member of the majority to move for the reconsideration thereof, on the same or succeeding day; and such motion shall take precedence of all other questions, except a motion to adjourn...
Page 19 - States, be considered as citizens thereof ; and the children of persons who now are, or have been, citizens of the United States, shall, though born out of the limits and jurisdiction of the United States...
Page 13 - Petitions, memorials, and other papers, addressed to the House, shall be presented by the Speaker, or by a member in his place...
Page 12 - When the reading of a paper is called for and the same is objected to by any member, it shall be determined by a vote of the House.
Page 9 - But, for the interests of the community at large, as well as for the purposes of the Treasury, it is essential that the nation should possess a currency of equal value, credit, and use, wherever it may circulate. The Constitution has intrusted Congress, exclusively, with the power of creating and regulating a currency of that description...
Page 7 - House shall have adjourned on the preceding day ; shall immediately call the members to order ; and on the appearance of a quorum, shall cause the journal of the preceding day to be read.—April 7, 1789.
Page 7 - He shall propound all questions, in the order in which they are moved, unless the subsequent motion be previous in its nature : except that, in naming sums and fixing times, the largest sum and the longest time shall be put first.
Page 23 - The object of this commission, as understood by Her Majesty's Government, would be to explore the disputed territory in order to find within its limits dividing highlands which may answer the description of the treaty, the search being first to be made in the due north line from the monument at the head of the St. Croix, and if no such highlands should be found in that meridian the search to be then continued to the westward thereof; and Her Majesty's Government have stated their opinion...

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