House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volume 6

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Page 335 - State shall be subject to the disposal of the legislature thereof, for the purposes aforesaid and no other; and the said railroad and branches shall be and remain a public highway, for the use of the government of the United States, free from toll or other charge upon the transportation of any property or troops of the United States.
Page 361 - ... the Commissary-General of Subsistence to cause each claim to be examined, and if convinced that it is just, and of the loyalty of the claimant, and that the stores have been...
Page 335 - June 30, 1876, and for other purposes," directs that " no money shall hereafter be paid to any railroad company for the transportation of any property or troops of the United States over any railroad which, in whole or in part, was constructed by the aid of a grant of public land on the condition that such railroad should be a public highway for the use of the Government of the United States, free from toll or other charge...
Page 445 - It shall be the duty of the Board of Visitors to inquire into the actual state of the discipline, instruction, police administration, fiscal affairs, and other concerns of the Academy. The visitors appointed by the President shall report thereon to the Secretary of War, for the information of Congress...
Page xxi - The office files are crowded with applications for enlistment. The severe examinations are successfully undergone. The clause providing "that two sergeants may in each year be appointed to be second lieutenants" gives, by assurance of permanent service and promised reward, that stimulus to exertion so long and earnestly sought for.
Page 361 - Quartermaster-General to cause such claim to be examined, and if convinced that it is just and of the loyalty of the claimant, and that the stores have been actually received or taken for the use of and used by said Army, then to report each case to the Third Auditor of the Treasury with a recommendation for settlement.
Page 307 - ... feet and of a width sufficient to accommodate any raft or boat that could pass through the lock. The Secretary of War was authorized and directed to draw his warrant on the Treasurer of the United States in favor of the city of Galena, or its representatives, on the receipt of a certificate from the collector of the port of Galena and the local inspectors of steamboats for that district that the conditions of the act had been complied with. This certificate was given in November, 1893, and a...
Page 335 - But nothing herein contained shall be construed as preventing any such railroad from bringing a suit in the Court of Claims for the charges for such transportation, and recovering for the same if found entitled thereto by virtue of the laws in force prior to the passage of this act...
Page 299 - ... 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 be earned by them during...
Page 355 - Eher crosses said boundary from the Dominion of Canada, or at such other point in that region as might be, in the judgment of the President, best adapted for the protection of the citizens of Montana from the hostile incursions of the Sioux and other Indian tribes congregated in that region. This new...

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