Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1883 - United States
 

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With this being an election year, I'm drawn more than usual to history and events that shaped our nation. Having read this, I'm interested to read other farewell addresses. Read full review

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Page 94 - Army depots: freights, wharfage, tolls and ferriages; the purchase and hire of horses, mules, oxen and harness, and the purchase and repair of wagons, carts, and drays, and of ships and other sea-going vessels and boats required for the transportation of supplies, and for garrison purposes; for drayage and cartage at the several posts; hire of teamsters; transportation of funds for the pay and other disbursing departments; the expenses of sailing public transports on the various rivers, the Gulf...
Page 215 - Fifth. That five per centum of the net proceeds of sales of all public lands lying within...
Page 5 - An act providing a permanent form of government for the District of Columbia...
Page 208 - An act to enforce the rights of citizens of the United States to vote in the several States of this Union, and for other purposes,' " or any acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto.
Page 103 - ... fees, and traveling expenses and costs ; stationery and recording; expenses of purchasing-paymasters' offices of the various cities, including clerks, furniture, fuel, stationery, and incidental expenses ; newspapers and advertising; foreign postage; telegraphing, foreign and domestic; telephones; copying; care of library...
Page 213 - That for the proper adjustment of the accounts of the Union Pacific, Central Pacific, Kansas Pacific, Western Pacific, and Sioux City and Pacific Railroad Companies, respectively, for services which have been or may be hereafter performed for the government for transportation of the Army and transportation of the mails, the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized to make such entries upon the books of the department as will carry to the credit of said companies the amounts so earned or to...
Page 204 - ... except that the Commissioner of the General Land Office may allow, for the survey of lands heavily timbered, mountainous or covered with dense undergrowth, rates not exceeding thirteen dollars per linear mile for standard and meander lines, eleven dollars for township, and seven dollars for section lines...
Page 182 - This includes base measure, triangulation, topography, and hydrography along said coasts; the survey of rivers to the head of tide-water or ship navigation; deep-sea soundings, temperature, and current observations along...
Page 93 - July fifth, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight; for the apprehension, securing, and delivering of deserters, and the expenses incident to their pursuit ; and for the following expenditures, required for the several regiments of cavalry, the batteries of light artillery, and such companies of infantry and scouts as may be mounted...
Page 213 - ... merchandise, by accidental fire, or other casualty, while the same remained in the custody of the officers of the customs in any public or private warehouse under bond, or in the appraisers' stores undergoing appraisal, in pursuance of law or regulations of the Treasury Department, or while in transportation under bond from the port of entry to any other port in the United...

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