What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
absence act of June act of March action actual additional agent allowed amount annual appears applicable appointed appropriation approved Army assistant attorney Auditor August authorized building cents charged claim claimant clerk commission Commissioner Comp compensation Comptroller Congress construction contract Corps cost court decision Department direction disallowed discharge district dollars duty effect employees enlisted entitled Executive expenses facts February fees fiscal fixed follows furnished Government granted held hold hospital hundred issued January July June lands leave letter March Marine matter meaning ment month Navy necessary opinion paid payment performed period person presented President printing proper purchase question rank reason received referred regulations rendered request retired Revised Statutes rule salary Secretary September serving specific Stat station supra therein thereof tion transportation Treasury United
Page 64 - Every negotiable instrument is payable at the time fixed therein without grace. When the day of maturity falls upon Sunday, or a holiday, the instrument is payable on the next succeeding business day. Instruments falling due on Saturday are to be presented for payment on the next succeeding business day, except that instruments payable on demand may, at the option of the holder, be presented for payment before twelve o'clock noon on Saturday when that entire day is not a holiday.
Page 782 - No person who heretofore hath been, or hereafter may be, a collector or holder of public moneys, shall have a seat in either House of the General Assembly, until such person shall have accounted for, and paid into the treasury, all sums for which he may be accountable or liable.
Page 703 - No officer in any branch of the public service, or any other person whose salary, pay, or emoluments are fixed by law or regulations, shall receive any additional pay, extra allowance, or compensation in any form whatever for the disbursement of public money, or for any other service or duty whatever, unless the same is authorized by law, and the appropriation therefor explicitly states that it is for such additional pay, extra allowance, or compensation...
Page 565 - No contract or purchase on behalf of the United States shall be made unless the same is authorized by law, or is under an appropriation adequate to its fulfillment. except in the War and Navy Departments, for clothing, subsistence, forage, fuel, quarters or transportation, which, however, shall not exceed the necessities of the current year.
Page 791 - All transfers and assignments made of any claim upon the United States, or of any part or share thereof, or interest therein, whether absolute or conditional, and whatever may be the consideration therefor, and all powers of attorney, orders, or other authorities for receiving payment of any such claim, or of any part or share thereof, shall be absolutely null and void, unless they are freely made and executed...
Page 7 - No allowance or compensation shall be made to any officer or clerk, by reason of the discharge of duties which belong to any other officer or clerk in the same or any other Department ; and no allowance or compensation shall be made for any extra services whatever, which any officer or clerk may be required to perform, unless expressly authorized by law.
Page 217 - ... upon condition that said company shall pay said bonds at maturity, and shall keep said railroad and telegraph line in repair and use, and shall at all times transmit dispatches over said telegraph line, and transport mails, troops and munitions of war, supplies and public stores upon said railroad for the government, whenever required to do so by any department thereof, and that the government shall at all times have the preference in the use of the same for all the purposes aforesaid (at fair...
Page 773 - ... approved June thirteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, entitled 'An act to provide ways and means to meet war expenditures, and for other purposes...
Page 565 - 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 216 - 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.