Annual Reports ...., Volume 3

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1875
 

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Page 13 - An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1876, and for other purposes," approved March 3, 1875, met at Watertowu arsenal, Mass., on the 15th of April, 1875.
Page 10 - Treasury, in the performance of his official duty, and the court certifies that there was probable cause for the act done by the collector or other officer, or that he acted under the directions of the Secretary of the Treasury, or other proper officer of the Government, no execution shall issue against such collector...
Page 10 - ... official duty, and the court certifies that there was probable cause for the act done by the collector or other officer, or that he acted under the directions of the Secretary of the Treasury, or other proper officer of the Government, no execution shall issue against such collector or other officer, but the amount so recovered shall, upon final judgment, be provided for and paid out of the proper appropriation from the Treasury.
Page 92 - These views gain increased strength and pertinence as the years roll by, and I have now again the honor to call special attention to the condition of the ' ' armament of our fortifications ' ' and the absolute necessity for immediate provision by Congress for the procurement of heavy cannon. The large expenditures required to supply the number of guns for our forts is the strongest argument that can be adduced for a liberal annual appropriation for their gradual accumulation. In time of war such...
Page 92 - First, the importance of preparing for war in time of peace by providing proper armament for our seacoast defenses. Proper armament is of vastly more importance than fortifications. The latter can be supplied very speedily for temporary...
Page 65 - The board met pursuant to adjournment. Present: All the members. The board then proceeded to consider and pass upon the following cases: No.
Page 8 - The constant appeals for legislation on the " armament of fortifications " ought no longer to be disregarded, if Congress desires in peace to prepare the important material without which future wars must inevitably lead to disaster.
Page 2 - ... hundred and eight, and charged to the States and Territories, having been made for the maintenance and preservation of the Union, and properly chargeable to the United States, the Secretary of War is hereby authorized, upon a proper showing by such States of the faithful disposition of said...
Page 90 - In like manner should be issued to each man, as a part of his outfit, the mess-kit herein provided for. After a first issue he should be required to replace lost or broken parts at his own cost. The braces, knapsack, haversack, and cartridge-box are all approved, and recommended for adoption. I agree with the board that there is danger that in the use of the trowel bayonet, the musket being used as a handle, will bend the barrel and seriously damage it for firing. WT SHERMAN, General. [Fourth indorsement.]...
Page 112 - It is then raised vertically again and a punch or mandrel rather over half the length and a little larger than the interior diameter of the coil, is hammered down its own length ; the coil is next placed on its side and hammered round, that half of its length thus being made...

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