Legislative History of the General Staff of the Army of the United States: (its Organization, Duties, Pay, and Allowances), from 1775 to 1901
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1901 - 800 páginas
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accounts Act of March addition Adjutant-General aforesaid allowed appointed approved arms Army assistant August authorized brigade captain charge clothing colonel Commander in Chief commissary commissary-general commission committee Congress consist continue contract corps deliver Department deputy directed director district dollars per month duty eighteen hundred elected emoluments employed ending Engineers enlisted entitled establishment examination executive expenses February forage four furnished further Government grade Headquarters hereafter hereby horses hospital immediately increase inspector issued January July June lieutenant lieutenant-colonel major manner master ment military military stores necessary October officers ordnance paid paymaster perform persons present President prisoners procure promotion proper purchases quartermaster Quartermaster-General rank rations receive regiment regulations resolution Resolved respective returns Secretary separate September served Signal soldiers staff Stats subsistence superintend supplies surgeons taken thereof troops United vacancies volunteer wagon
Página 676 - I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same, that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God.
Página 31 - I, AB, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I have never voluntarily borne arms against the United States since I have been a citizen thereof; that I have voluntarily given no aid, countenance, counsel, or encouragement to persons engaged in armed hostility thereto; that I have neither sought nor accepted nor attempted to exercise the functions of any office whatever, under any authority or pretended authority in hostility to the United States...
Página 407 - When immediate delivery or performance is required by the public exigency the articles or service required may be procured by open purchase or contract at the places and in the manner in which such articles are usually bought and sold, or such services engaged, between individuals.
Página 31 - I have neither sought, nor accepted, nor attempted to exercise the functions of any office whatever, under any authority or pretended authority in hostility to the United States; that I have not yielded a voluntary support to any pretended government, authority, power, or constitution within the United States, hostile or inimical thereto.
Página 650 - States to make and enforce contracts, to sue, be parties, and give evidence, to inherit, purchase, lease, sell, hold and convey real and personal property, and to full and equal benefit of all laws and proceedings for the security of person and property as is enjoyed by white citizens, and shall be subject to like punishment, pains and penalties, and to none other, any law, statute, ordinance, regulation, or custom, to the contrary notwithstanding.
Página 28 - 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...
Página 127 - States, but when the prisoner has made his plea, he shall so far consider himself counsel for the prisoner as to object to any leading question to any of the witnesses, and to any question to the prisoner, the answer to which might tend to criminate himself.
Página 203 - 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.
Página 44 - When the established route of travel shall, in whole or in part, be over the line of any railroad on which the troops and supplies of the United States are entitled to be transported free of charge...
Página 30 - That if any commissioned officer of the army, or of the marine corps, shall have become, or shall hereafter become incapable of performing the duties of his office, he shall be placed upon the retired list and withdrawn from active service and command, and from the line of promotion...