House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volume 15

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Page 7 - No executive department or other Government establishment of the United States 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 or other obligation for the future payment of money in excess of such appropriations unless such contract or obligation is authorized by law.
Page 10 - That whenever it shall be shown to the satisfaction of the Secretary of the Treasury...
Page 765 - ... and upon merino shawls made of wool, all other manufactures of wool, or of which wool is a component part, and on readymade clothing, fifty per centum ad valorem.
Page xiii - Frontier of the United States. Communicated by the Secretary of the Treasury in answer to a resolution of the Senate of the United States, March 12, 1863.
Page 785 - ... first of all in the words and language employed; and if the words are free from ambiguity and doubt, and express plainly, clearly, and distinctly the sense of the framers of the instrument, there is no occasion to resort to other means of interpretation.
Page 9 - ... per capita, as shall be sufficient to pay such persons of African descent before referred to as, within ninety days after the passage of such laws, rules, and regulations, shall elect to remove and actually remove from the said nations respectively.
Page xiv - I herewith communicate a report from the Secretary of the Interior, in answer to a resolution of the House of Representatives...
Page 803 - In case of doubt they are construed most strongly against the Government, and in favor of the citizen.
Page 10 - ... could be made personally liable in case the money were paid under protest. This decision was made in 1836. Apparently in consequence of it an act was passed in 1839 requiring moneys collected for duties to be deposited to the credit of the treasurer of the United States; and it was made the duty of the secretary of the treasury to draw his warrant upon the treasurer in case he found more money had been paid to the collector than the law required. It was held by a majority of this court in Gary...
Page xiii - I transmit a report from the Secretary of State, in answer to a resolution of the Senate of the...

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