Journal of the Senate of the State of Vermont

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Vermont. General Assembly. Senate, 1846
 

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Página 69 - The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, as in Committee of the Whole, resumed the consideration of the bill (HR 18542) making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1918, and for other purposes.
Página 29 - States; and that the sum of one hundred thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated to defray the expenses of missions and negotiations, to agree upon the terms of said admission and cession, either by treaty to be submitted to the Senate or by articles to be submitted to the two Houses of Congress, as the President may direct.
Página 14 - ... to order ; in which case the member so called to order shall immediately sit down, unless permitted to explain ; and the House shall, if appealed to, decide on the case, but without debate ; if there be no appeal the decision of the chair shall be submitted to.
Página 324 - Whereas the traffic in slaves is irreconcilable with the principles of humanity and justice, and whereas both His Majesty and the United States are desirous of continuing their efforts to promote its entire abolition, it is hereby agreed that both the contracting parties shall use their best endeavors to accomplish so desirable an object.
Página 39 - While bills are on their passage between the two Houses they shall be on paper, and under the signature of the Secretary or Clerk of each House respectively.
Página 187 - That our Senators in Congress be instructed, and our Representatives be requested, to use their best exertions to procure the passage of a law...
Página 180 - These considerations render it important that we should, at every session, continue to amend the defects: which from time to time show themselves in the laws for regulating the militia, until they are sufficiently perfect; nor should we now, or at any time, separate until we can say we have done every thing for the militia which we could do were an enemy at our door.
Página 181 - But it ought always to be held prominently in view that the safety of these States and of every thing dear to a free people, must depend in an eminent degree on the militia. Invasions may be made too formidable to be resisted by any land and naval force which it would comport either with the principles of our Government or the circumstances of the United States to maintain. In such cases recourse must be had to the great body of the People and in a manner to produce the best effect. It is of the...
Página 100 - Resolved, That his Excellency the Governor be requested to transmit a copy of the foregoing resolutions to each of our senators and representatives in Congress, and to each of the Executives of the states of Massachusetts, Maine, Delaware, Indiana, and Kentucky.
Página 181 - The organization of the Militia is yet more indispensable to the liberties of the Country. It is only by an effective Militia that we can at once enjoy the repose of peace, and bid defiance to foreign aggression; it is by the Militia that we are constituted an armed Nation, standing in perpetual panoply of defence, in the presence of all the other Nations of the Earth.

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