The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1897 - Confederate States of America

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Page 125 - Also to the ninth and tenth sections of an act entitled "An act to suppress insurrection, to punish treason and rebellion, to seize and confiscate the property of rebels, and for other purposes," approved July 17, 1862, and which sections are in the words and figures following: "SEC.
Page 165 - Majors general, brigadiers general, colonels, lieutenant colonels, majors, captains, and subalterns, shall be elected by the persons subject to military duty in their respective districts.
Page 127 - ... packages, and peltries of such person, shall be seized and delivered to the proper officer, and shall be proceeded against by libel in the proper court, and forfeited, one-half to the informer and the other half to the use of the United States; and if such person be a trader, his license shall be revoked and his bond put in suit.
Page 126 - Columbia, shall hereafter assist and give aid and comfort to such rebellion ; and all sales, transfers, or conveyances of any such property shall be null and void ; and it shall be a sufficient bar to any suit brought by such person for the possession or the use of such property, or any of it, to allege and prove that he is one of the persons described in this section.
Page 435 - That justices of the peace shall not have jurisdiction of any matter in controversy when the title or boundaries of land may be in dispute, or where the debt or sum claimed shall exceed one hundred dollars; and the said supreme and district courts, respectively, shall possess chancery as well as common law jurisdiction...
Page 127 - And it shall, moreover, be lawful for any person in the service of the United States, or for any Indian, to take and destroy any ardent spirits or wine found in the Indian country, except such as may be introduced therein by the War Department. And in all cases arising under this act Indians shall be competent witnesses.
Page 127 - SEC. 20. And be it further enacted, That if any person shall sell, exchange, or give, barter, or dispose of, any spirituous liquor or wine...
Page 692 - DEAR SIR,— I have the honor to acknowledge the reception of your letter of the 30th ultimo. It could hardly have surprised you...
Page 127 - And if any superintendent of Indian affairs, Indian agent, or sub-agent, or commanding officer of a military post, has reason to suspect or is informed that any white person, or Indian, is about to introduce, or has introduced, any spirituous liquor or wine into the Indian country, in violation of...
Page 572 - June 12, 1858. MAJOR: I have the honor to report that in obedience to Special Orders No. 50, dated headquarters army of Utah, Camp Scott, Utah Territory, November 24, 1857, directing me to proceed to New Mexico for the purpose of procuring animals for service in Utah, I left Camp Scott on the 27th day of November last, having an escort of forty soldiers from the 5th and 10th regiments...

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