The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year ..., Volumen15

Gray and Bowen, 1843
Vol. 1 has title: The American almanac and repository of useful knowledge ... comprising a calendar for the year; astronomical information; miscellaneous directions, hints, and statistical and other particulars.

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Página 134 - Congress. Postmasters may send and receive, free of postage, letters and packets, not exceeding half an ounce in weight ; and they may receive one daily newspaper each, or what is equivalent thereto. Printers of Newspapers may send one paper to each and every other printer of newspapers within the United States, free of postage, under such regulations as the Postmaster- General may provide.
Página 328 - In 1800, he was chosen to the State Legislature, and, a year or two> afterwards, a Senator from Essex County. In 1807, he became a member of the Executive Council. In 1809, he entered Congress, declining to serve more than one term. In 1820, he was a member of the Convention for revising the State Constitution. He refused the nomination of his party, for the office of Governor. He also filled several other offices of trust and honor. In his politics, he was a Federalist of the old school, and his...
Página 261 - Inferior Court. — An inferior court is held in each county, composed of five justices, elected by the people every four years. These courts possess the powers of Courts of Probate. The justices have no salary.
Página 63 - LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE OF SOME OF THE PRINCIPAL PLACES IN THE UNITED STATES, &c., WITH THEIR DISTANCE FROM THE CITY OF WASHINGTON. The Longitudes are reckoned from Greenwich. The Capitals (Seats of Government) of the States and Territories are designated by Italic Letters.
Página 276 - The Judges of the Supreme Court, the President and Associate Judges of the Courts of Common Pleas, and the Judge of the Superior Court of Cincinnati, are elected by the legislature, for seven years. Of the Judges of the Supreme Court, the oldest in commission is Chief Judge. Two of the four Judges form a quorum, who hold a court in each county once every year. Superior Court of Cincinnati. David K.
Página 103 - Presidential term of four years, since the establishment of the government of the United States, under the Constitution, began on the 4th of March, 1841 ; and it will expire on the 3d of March, 1845.
Página 180 - The guardian of an infant may exhibit a bill, verified by his oath, in the circuit court of the District, setting forth all the real and personal estate of the infant, and the facts which show whether the interest of his ward will be promoted by a sale. A guardian ad...
Página 3 - the 2591st year since the era of Nabonassar, which has been assigned to Wednesday the 26th of February of the 3967th year of the Julian Period...
Página 133 - A Letter composed of two pieces of paper, is charged with double these rates ; of three pieces, with triple ; and of four pieces, with quadruple. " One or more pieces of paper, mailed as a letter, and weighing one ounce, shall be charged with quadruple postage ; and at the same rate, should the weight be greater.
Página 339 - Representatives shall be composed of members elected agreeably to a ratio of one Representative for every seventy thousand six hundred and eighty persons in each State, and of one additional representative for each State having a fraction greater than one moiety of the said ratio, computed according to the rule prescribed by the Constitution of the United States...

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