House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volume 12

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Page 3 - No department of the Government shall expend, in any one fiscal year, any sum in excess of appropriations made by Congress for that fiscal year, or involve the Government in any contract for the future payment of money in excess of such appropriations.
Page 6 - Except as to crimes, the punishment of which is expressly provided for in this title, the general laws of the United States as to the punishment of crimes committed In any place within the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of the United States, except the District of Columbia, shall extend to the Indian country.
Page 3 - to examine the construction of the St. Louis and Illinois Bridge across the Mississippi river at St. Louis, and report whether the Bridge will prove a serious obstruction to the navigation of the river; and, if so, in what manner its construction can be modified.
Page 6 - The names by which the tribes are known to white men and the department give no clue to the relationship of the Indians. For example, the Indians in the vicinity of the reservation on the Muddy and the Indians on the Walker River and Pyramid .Lake reservations are called Pai or Pah Utes, but the Indians know only those on the Muddy by that name, while those on the other two reservations are known as Paviotsoes, and speak a very different language, but closely allied to, if not identical with, that...
Page 5 - ... set apart for the absolute and undisturbed use and occupation, of the Indians herein named, and for such other friendly tribes or individual Indians as from time to time they may be willing, with the consent of the United States, to admit amongst them...
Page 5 - ... he is hereby authorized to make such reservations for their use as he may deem necessary within the country above described; and they do also hereby agree to remove their camps to such reservations as he may indicate, and to reside and remain therein.
Page 31 - expert" as " one who has skill, experience, or peculiar knowledge on certain subjects of inquiry in science, art, trade, or the like." I believe this definition is generally accepted as correct. The possession of either "skill
Page 11 - An Act to procure the necessary surveys, plans, and estimates upon the subject of roads and canals." It authorized the President to cause surveys and estimates to be made of the routes of such roads and canals...
Page 9 - That the right to alter or amend this act, so as to prevent or remove all material obstructions to the navigation of said river by the future construction of bridges, is hereby expressly reserved...
Page 7 - For hire or commutation of quarters for officers on military duty ; hire of quarters for troops, of storehouses for the safe-keeping of military stores, and of grounds for summer cantonments...

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