The Abridgment ... Containing the Annual Message of the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress ... with Reports of Departments and Selections from Accompanying Papers

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Página 443 - July twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, and for amounts for commutation of rations to prisoners of war in rebel States, and to soldiers on furlough, that may be certified to be due by the accounting officers of the Treasury during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and...
Página 124 - Gold: 10 and 20 crowns. Silver: sol and divisions. Gold: 1. 2. 5. and 10 milreis. Gold: imperial (J7.718) and 5 imperial ($3.859).
Página 205 - February, 1863, only 128, or about 3^ per cent., have been placed in the hands of receivers; this includes 9 which had been previously placed in liquidation by their stockholders, but upon their failing to pay their depositors the Сошрtroller appciuted receivers to wind up their affairs.
Página 835 - In organization and general methods this corporation resembles some of the fast freight lines of the country, the railroad companies being the nominal corporators, and the business done being in every sense railroad business, though for convenience carried on by the several companies through a common agency. It was further pointed out that there is no recognized distinction between what shall be considered express freight and what not, except that which concerns the method of transportation.
Página 225 - It is interesting to see how these changes appear when reduced to percentages. The capital, surplus, undivided profits, circulation, and deposits constitute together the fund upon which a bank does its business. Loans and discounts, United States bonds, specie, etc., are different forms in which this fund is invested. Taking the fund at $1.21 billions in 1866 and at $2.173 billions in 1886, these investments represent...
Página 641 - No treaty for the cession of any portion or part of the reservation herein described, which may be held in common, shall be of any validity or force as against the said Indians unless executed and signed by at least threefourths of all the adult male Indians occupying or interested in the same...
Página 361 - Engineers of the action taken during the past fiscal year upon plans and locations of bridges proposed to be built over navigable waters under authority of •Congress and subject to the approval of the Secretary of War. Examinations were also made, whenever requested by committees of Congress, of proposed bills...
Página 363 - ... harbor acts. The small appropriation stated in the estimates for surveys required for military purposes, for the publication of maps, including lake charts and local surveys, and for additions to the engraved plates for the use of the War Department, is earnestly recommended. BRIDGES OVER NAVIGABLE WATERS. Attention is called to a recommendation in my report of 1885, and repeated in the reports of 1886 and 1887, that action is required on the part of Congress in the case of navigable streams...
Página 219 - That any association organized under this act, or any of the acts of which this is an amendment, desiring to withdraw its circulating notes, in whole or in part, may, upon the deposit of lawful money with the Treasurer of the United States in sums of not less than nine thousand dollars, take up the bonds which said association has on deposit with the Treasurer for the security of such circulating...
Página 124 - Gold: mohur ($7.10,5). Silver: rupee and divisions. Gold: 5, 10, 20, 50, and 100 liras. Silver: 5 liras. Gold : 1, 2, 5, 10, and 20 yen.

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