House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volumen11

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Página 5 - ... shall be exempt from all taxes or duties of the United States, as well as from taxation in any form by or under State, municipal, or local authority...
Página 40 - An Act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, and for prior years, and for other purposes...
Página 9 - II. The use of both gold and silver as unlimited legal-tender money may be safely adopted ; first, by equalizing them at a relation to be fixed by international agreement ; and, secondly, by granting to each metal at the relation fixed equal terms of coinage, making no discrimination between them.
Página 1 - That f°r the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the several accounting officers of the Treasury Department under appropriations the balances of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund...
Página 5 - October of each year, and are exempt from the payment of taxes or duties to the United States, as well as from taxation in any form by or under State, municipal, or local authority.
Página 5 - The Secretary of State, to whom was referred the resolution of the House of Representatives...
Página 286 - ... will then be incorporated immediately with the mortar in such quantities as will give a surplus of mortar when rammed. This proportion, when ascertained, will be regulated by measure. Each batch of concrete will be thoroughly mixed. It will then be spread, and at once thoroughly compacted by ramming until free mortar appears upon the surface. The whole operation of mixing and laying each batch will be performed as expeditiously as possible.
Página 19 - That the subordinate officers of each branch of said territorial legislatures shall consist of one chief clerk, who shall receive a compensation of six dollars per day; one enrolling and engrossing clerk...
Página 9 - Hence, rather than displease a few hundred commission merchants, stevedores, and lightermen, who might have a pretext to " pronounce," the old system stands, and more than half of the nation aud the foreign merchants must pay them heavy tribute. All foreign goods must, therefore, be regularly passed through the custom-house at Vera Cruz, to which end only twenty-four hours are allowed to verify the invoice and manifest, and involves the employment of a commission merchant, double handling of goods,...
Página 5 - Thus, in the preemption act of May 29, 1830, it is provided that the right of preemption contemplated by the act shall not 'extend to any land which is reserved from sale by act of Congress, or bv order of the President, or which may have been appropriated for any purpose whatever.

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