General Orders

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Page 6 - Army depots, and from those depots to the troops in the field; of horse equipments and of subsistence stores from the places of purchase and from the places of delivery, under contract, to such places as the circumstances of the...
Page 15 - ... repeated his call, and if there be no other possible means of preventing his escape, the sentinel will fire upon him. The following will more fully explain the important duties of a sentinel in this connection: (CIRCULAR.) • WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE, Washington, November I, 1887.
Page 13 - Survey of the Clarion River from its mouth to Ridgway, Pennsylvania. From Brazos de Santiago through Laguna Madre to Point Isabel. Texas, to ascertain the cost and practicability of a deep-water channel from the anchorage at Brazos de Santiago to the railroad wharf at Point Isabel.
Page 10 - ... contract or otherwise, as may be most economical and advantageous to the Government. Where said works are done by contract, such contract shall be made after sufficient public advertisement for proposals, in such manner and form as the Secretary of War shall prescribe; and such contracts shall be made with the lowest responsible bidders, accompanied by such securities as the Secretary of War shall require, conditioned for the faithful prosecution and completion of the work according to such contract^...
Page 11 - That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, in full compensation for the service of the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-five, for the objects hereinafter expressed, namely : LEGISLATIVE.
Page 9 - It shall be the duty of the Secretary of War to apply the money herein appropriated for improvements, other than surveys and estimates, in carrying on the various works, as far as can be without actual detriment to the interests of the government, by contract.

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