Message from the President of the United States to the two houses of Congress: afterw. The abridgment: message from the President ... Includes reports of the heads of departments , 1850-1915

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Page 200 - That the value of foreign coin as expressed in the money of account of the United States 'shall be that of the pure metal of such coin of standard value...
Page 743 - ... that all persons now on the pension roll, and all persons hereafter granted a pension, who in like manner shall have lost either an arm at or above the elbow, or a leg at or above the knee...
Page 692 - All purchases and contracts for supplies or services, in any of the Departments of the Government, except for personal services, shall be made by advertising a sufficient time previously for proposals respecting the same, when the public exigencies do not require the immediate delivery of the articles, or performance of the service.
Page 381 - States, and if any doubt should arise, not explained by said articles, then according to your conscience, the best of your understanding, and the custom of war in like cases...
Page 218 - And it shall be the duty of the several accounting officers of the Treasury to continue to receive, examine, and consider the justice and validity of all claims under appropriations the balances of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of sai'i section that may be brought before them within a period of five years.
Page 576 - ... and on foreign stations ; purchase of machinery and tools for use in shops; carrying on work of experimental model tank...
Page 66 - July, 1862, which is to be set apart as a sinking fund, and the interest of which shall in like manner be applied to the purchase or payment of the public debt as the Secretary of the Treasury shall from time to time direct.
Page 120 - An act for the collection of direct taxes in insurrectionary districts within the United States, and for other purposes...
Page 777 - 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 65 - That the Secretary of the Treasury may at any time apply the surplus money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, or so much thereof as he may consider proper, to the purchase or redemption of United States bonds, provided that the bonds so purchased or redeemed shall constitute no part of the Sinking Fund, but shall be cancelled...

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