Documents Illustrative of the Formation of the Union of the American States
Selected, Arranged, and Indexed by Charles C. Tansill
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1927
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 23
[Submitted by Mr. Bacon]
Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That there shall be compiled, printed with illustrations and bound as may be directed by the Joint Committee on Printing, ten thousand copies of the Madison Debates of the Federal Convention, together with the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the Constitution, the instructions to the Delegates to the Federal Convention, the instruments of ratification of the States, and the texts of the amendments to the Constitution, and other relevant and pertinent historical documents for distribution in the year 1926 in commemoration of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of the United States of America, to the end “that government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth,” of which three thousand copies shall be for the use of the Senate and seven thousand copies for the use of the House of Representatives.
Adopted, May 10, 1926.
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 400
[Submitted by Mr. Gilligan]
Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That there shall be reprinted three thousand copies of House Document Numbered 398 of the Sixty-ninth Congress, first session, entitled “Documents Illustrative of the Formation of the Union of the American States”, of which five hundred and fifteen copies shall be for the use of the Senate, two thousand one hundred and ninety-five copies for the use of the House of Representatives, and two hundred and ninety copies for the use of the Joint Committee on Printing.
SEC. 2. Copies of such document shall be prorated to Members of the Senate and House of Representatives for a period of sixty days, after which the unused balance shall revert to the respective Senate and House Document Rooms.
Passed the House of Representatives June 10, 1965.
Passed the Senate July 7, 1965.