House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volume 2, Part 1

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Page 8 - The Secretary of War is authorized to select from the sergeants of the line of the Army who shall have faithfully served therein...
Page 669 - That any telegraph company now organized, or which may hereafter be organized under the laws of any State in this Union, shall have the right to construct, maintain, and operate lines of telegraph through and over any portion of the public domain of the United States...
Page 180 - Act takes effect to cause such deductions to be made and the sums transferred on the books of the Treasury Department to the credit of the Foreign Service retirement and disability fund...
Page 585 - By a subsequent act of Congress, approved June 10, 1872, the Signal Service was charged with the duty of providing such stations, signals, and reports as might be found necessary for extending its research in the interest of agriculture.
Page 669 - States may at any time after the expiration of five years from the date of the passage of this act, for postal, military, or other purposes, purchase all the telegraph lines, property, and effects of any or all of said companies at an appraised value, to be ascertained by five competent, disinterested persons, two of whom shall be selected by the Postmaster General of the United States, two by the company interested, and one by the four so previously selected.
Page 670 - An act to aid in the construction of telegraph lines, and to secure to the government the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes...
Page 400 - To all whom it may concern, be it known that I, John M. Gorham, of Cleveland, in the county of Cuyahoga and state of Ohio, have invented certain new and useful improvements in wash-board frames; and I do hereby declare the following to be a full, clear, and exact description of the...
Page 68 - I have the honor to submit, for the information of the major general commanding the district, the following report of the battle of Corinth : PRELIMINARIES.
Page 357 - Having thus described my invention, I claim as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent— 1.
Page 13 - Reports upon the survey of the boundary between the territory of the United States and the possessions of Great Britain from the Lake of the Woods to the Summit of the Rocky Mountains.

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