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Página 271 - surely every medicine is an innovation, and he that will not apply new remedies, must expect new evils ; for time is the greatest innovator; and if time, of course, alter things to the worse, and wisdom and counsel shall not alter them to the better, what shall be the end ?
Página 74 - the provision of the act, that he shall "make report and give information to either branch of the legislature, in person or writing, as he may be required, respecting all matters referred to him by the Senate or House of Representatives, or (and) which shall appertain to his office." Another peculiarity of the act
Página 163 - The District Courts of the United States shall have exclusive original cognizance of all civil causes of admiralty and maritime jurisdiction." "Saving to suitors, in all cases, the right of a common law remedy, where the common law is competent to give it." It has been said that, perhaps there has never been in the United States a law
Página 83 - acts of Congress. We have cursorily seen that the act establishing the Department of State provides that the Secretary shall " perform and execute such duties as shall, from time to time, be enjoined on, or intrusted to him by the President, agreeably to the constitution, relative to
Página 84 - to persons entitled thereto for military services rendered to the United States, or relative to Indian affairs; and furthermore that the said principal officer shall conduct the business of said department in such manner as the President of the United States shall, from time to time, order or instruct.
Página 84 - foreign affairs of the government. It proceeds further to provide that he shall " conduct the business of the said department in such manner as the President of the United States shall from time to time order or instruct:" which provision decides nothing as to what shall be the business of
Página 228 - That the general, great and essential principles of liberty and free government may be recognized and unalterably established, we declare : " That all men are born equally free and independent, and have certain
Página 157 - are invested with exclusive original cognizance of all civil causes of admiralty and maritime jurisdiction, and of all seizures on land and water, and of all suits for penalties and forfeitures incurred under the laws of the United States.
Página 443 - the attestation of the clerk and the seal of the court annexed, if there be a seal, together with a certificate of the judge, chief justice, or presiding magistrate, as the case may be, that the said attestation is in due form.