Message of ... to the Legislature of Alabama

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Includes annual, biennial and special messages, inaugural addresses, proclamations, speeches, etc. before the legislature.

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Page 13 - That the said convention shall provide, by an ordinance irrevocable without the consent of the United States, that the people inhabiting the said territory, do agree and declare that they forever disclaim all right and title to the waste or unappropriated lands lying within the said territory ; and that the same shall be and remain at the sole and entire disposition of the United States...
Page 12 - State on the terms and conditions that " the whole of the said two per cent, fund shall be faithfully applied, under the direction of the Legislature of Alabama, to the connection, by some means of internal improvement, of the navigable waters of the Bay of Mobile with the Tennessee River, and to the construction of a continuous line of Internal improvement from a point on the Chattahoochee River opposite West-Point, in Georgia, across the State of Alabama, in a direction to Jackson, in the State...
Page 12 - December next, after deducting all expenses incident to the same, shall be reserved for making public roads and canals, of which three-fifths shall be applied to those objects within the said State, under the direction of the legislature thereof, and twofifths to the making of a road or roads leading to the said State under the direction of Congress.
Page 14 - That the three foregoing propositions herein offered are on the conditions that the convention of the said State shall provide, by an ordinance irrevocable without the consent of the United States...
Page 13 - An act to enable the people of the Alabama territory to form a constitution and state government, and for the admission of such state into the union on an equal footing with the original states...
Page 33 - The Code Very properly provides that slave children of tender years shall, at judicial and .some other sales, be offered with their mothers, where the defendant in execution, &c., is the owner both of the mother and children ; and that at such sales, slaves must be offered and if practicable, sold in families. But it is allowable for either of the parties in interest to impair, to a great extent, these very salutary enactments.\ These provisions, in my judgment, should be...
Page 25 - House edition. 5,000 copies. ( 'opii't seen : Owen. Report | of the | commissioner and trustee | to settle the affairs of the | State bank and branches. | To the | General Assembly. | House — 3,000 copies. | Montgomery: | Brittau and Do Wolf, State printers.
Page 19 - ... Marshall railroad, 3,000 00 Ypsilanti and Tecumseh, 3,000 00 State penitentiary, 1,200 00 Five million loan, 150,000 00 $160,800 00 Palmyra and Jacksonburg railroad, due in May, 700 00 Deposit in bank of the United States, in New York, for interest due in July, 160,800 00 $849,319 11 Deficit, 328,801 77 In obedience to the provisions of the act to provide for the anticipation of certain instalments of the five million loan, and for other purposes, a steel plate has been engraved of the prescribed...
Page 16 - ... passengers, and whether steam vessels or of any other description, as to the navigation of vessels engaged in traffic and general coasting business. It extends to the laying of embargoes, as well on domestic, as on foreign voyages. It extends to the construction of lighthouses, the placing of buoys and beacons, the removal of obstructions to navigation in creeks, rivers, sounds, and bays, and- the establishment of securities to navigation against the inroads of the ocean. It extends also to the...
Page 38 - ... the swamp and overflowed lands granted to this state by the act of congress aforesaid, should be, and the same was thereby set apart as a separate fund, to be entitled the " Drainage Fund," which fund should be devoted to the drainage and reclamation of said swamp and overflowed lands.

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