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PARTITION,

PENALTIES-Continued.
of lands in District of Columbia .....

247 on employés of United States becoming in-
court may decree sale ; division of pro-

terested in Indian contracts....

67
ceeds

247 on rectifiers, liquor dealers, &c., carrying on
in case of sale, how payments may be

breweries without license...

132
made

247

for affixing imitation stamps on packages
PARTNERSHIPS,

of liquor...

132
bonds for payment of customs duties may be

for fraudulently claiming drawbacks on
executed by one member in name of

manufacturer tobacco...

132
firm

214 laws imposing penalties on internal-reve-
special tax on sale of distilled spirits by

nue officers, to whom to apply

1:34
retiring partner to, not to be as-

for violations of provisions of bankrupt law
sessed.

430

relating to reports by marshals, as-
PASSENGERS,

signees, registers, and clerks....

76
arriving from foreign places, lists of, to be

for refusing to transmit certain public dis-
sent to Secretary of Treasury by col-

patches by companies ; how recov-
lectors of customs

20
ered.

*278
PASSPORT,

PENITENTIARIES,
fee to be collected for issue of.

44 designation of, by Attorney-General, for
to colored citizens going to Brazil for cer-

convicts in United States courts 228
tain purposes to be issued free of

in Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming, control
charge.

316

of, transferred to marshals of United
PATENT OFFICE AND PATENTS,

States.

49,50
grade of third assistant examiner abol- PENNSYLVANIA,
ished
156 jurors in ; how drawn

497
volumes of drawings, &c., published by, to

special provisions as to, repealed.

497
be furnished departments....

166 three customs gaugers at port of Philadel-
classified abridgments of letters patent,

phia ....

185
how printed and distributed ....

613 | PENSION AGENTS,
to be sold at cost...

614 in case of vacancy in office of, during session
restrictions as to binding not to apply to

of Senate, President may designate
library of ....

420

officer to perform duties temporarily. 308
what prints or labels may be recorded in,&c. 41 fee of, for preparing vouchers and adminis-
in patent cases, circuit court may submit

tering oaths to be twenty-five instead
questions of law to jury....

136
of thirty cents

52
PAYMÅSTER-GENERAL (Army),

compensation of, established

.347,348
to rank as brigadier-general...
231 previous to January 25, 1879

407
clerks in office of...

46 not to deduct and pay fees of attorneys and
PAYMASTERS (Army),

agents ..

386
number of, with rank of major to be fifty.150, 198 PENSIONS,
need not be selected from additional pay-

Commissioner to report annual additions
masters..

150
and reductions.

250
PAY OF ARMY (See Army),

compensation for clerks detailed to investi-
of inspectors-general to be that of their

gate pension frauds..

157
grades

100
fees of examining surgeons

347, 397
acting inspectors-general to have allowance

biennial examination of pensioners abol-
of cavalry officers..

101
ished

493
of judge-advocates-general

101 special examinations continued, but pen-
of officers of Medical Department

101

sioners to have notice before reduc-
of Ordnance Department..

101
tion of pension...

493
of artificers, enlisted men, &c...

*268 attorneys and agents not to receive more
in computing service for longevity pay,

than $10 fee in each case and fee con-
time of services as volunteers, &c.,

tracts not to be filed..

386
to be included

362 fees of, not to be deducted and paid to, by
allowance for fuel, forage, &c *286, 362, 363

pension agent..

386
Lieutenant-General to have $100 a month

penalty on agents and attorneys for demand-
for commutation of quarters..... [363], 596

ing illegal fees

602
PAY OF NAVY,

of lieutenant-commanders in Navy

367
pay of commandant of Marine Corps... 27 soldiers, &c., of war of 1812 to be placed
officers promoted in course to have pay of

on rolls ..

309
grade from date of rank.

83
persons excluded.

309
dismissed and restored by finding of courts-

widows

303
martial not to have more than six

rolls may be corrected..

309
months' back pay

83 certificate of discharge, record, and grant
difference of pay given to certain officers

of land warrants, how far evidence,
dropped and afterwards restored and

&c

309
promoted

126 three months' extra pay to officers and sol-
PEDDLERS,

diers of Mexican war..

414
of tobacco to obtain certificate of collector. 443 pensioners under special acts to have bene-
forfeitures and penalties for neglect and

fit of special laws without reduction
violation of law..

444
of pensions

27
PENALTIES (See Fines, Penaltics, and For-

allowed prior to July 25, 1866, not to bo
feitures),

reduced, and those which have been
liability of officers for abating, not to ap-

reduced to be restored..

542
ply to judges and district attorneys in

certain pensioners who lost their, by being
discontinuing proceedings to obtain

in the civil service to have samo
testimony of accomplices....

125
restored

421
88

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PENSIONS–Continued.

POISONS,
allowed to soldiers, &c., in certain cases, al-

in District of Columbia not to be retailed
though they had engaged in rebellion 298,310

without certain labels nor without
to engineers in Navy to be according to

inquiry and entry of, recorded......

356
relative rank..

298 | POLICE,
given to widows and orphans of those who

at Capitol, additional force not to be em-
were stricken from rolls and died be-

ployed....

243
foro restoration

310
compensation of..

378
on account of death, wounds, &c., during

not to receive pay while under suspen-
late rebellion, when to commence... 395

sion...

43
rate of arrears of...

396 in District of Columbia, jurisdiction, &c.,
rules to be adopted by Commissioner.. 396

over, transferred to Commissioners.. 344
requirement that claims for, shall not be

pay of, to be fixed by Commissioners 382
prosecuted after five years from date

powers of, extended over public squares
of filing, except, &c., repealed ...... 396

and places....

234
agents and others not to receive pay for

POLICY LOTTERIES,
services in applying for arrears of... 396

and policy shops in District of Columbia
rate of arrearages of invalid, to be graded

prohibited...

315
from time to time

467

permitting house to be used for, prohib-
on account of disabilities, &c., occurring

ited....

315
after cessation of hostilities and be-
fore mustering out

467 POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS,
commencement of, in consequence of death,

penalty for officers not appointed by Presi-
injuries, &c., since March 4, 1861. 468

dent for giving to or receiving from
repeal of former provisions....

468

other officers money, &c., for politi-
twenty-four dollars per month allowed to

cal purposes....

245
those who have lost arm above elbow or PORTS (See Collection Districts),

leg above knee, but no artificial limbs 40 to which the act allowing the immediate
modified as to artificial limbs...

40

transportation in bond of dutiable
to persons who have lost one hand and ono

goods applies.......... 202, 545, 551, 598, 615
foot or totally and permanently dis-

of entry and delivery at which such goods
abled in both

282
may be appraised, &c....

546
for loss of leg at hip joint...

479

provisions in relation to such merchandise,
to soldiers and sailors who become totally

entry, transportation, &c......... 545-547
blind...

479 in Alabama, Montgomery to be a port of
for loss of both hands, feet, and eyes, in-

delivery and to have deputy col-
creased...

360

lector..
of persons permanently disabled in military

in California, port of San Pedro to be called
or naval service, $30 a month..

39
Wilmington

.27, *270
increased to $72 a month.

560 vessels going to and from, need not report
PERFUMERY,

at San Francisco.

*270
export drawback on ....

448 in Georgia, Atlanta a port of delivery, with
may be removed from warehouse for export

privileges of transportation in bond,
without payment of tax...

449
and to have a surveyor.

598
distilled spirits, when may be withdrawn

in Maine, Brunswick not to be in district
from distillery warehouse for manu-

of Bath...

*270
facture of, without payınent of tax [449], 533 district of Kennebec altered..

*270
PERIODICALS,

collectors may agree upon boundaries of
postage on, when received by publisher and

certain districts..

*270
agents.

95 Nobleboro' to take name of port of Dama-
manner of paying.

riscotta

184
in other cases...

556 Gardiner and Richmond to be ports of
on foreign

455
delivery

385
PERJURY,

Aroostook district, what to comprise... 592
in oaths, &c., in relation to cultivation of

Bangor district, what to comprise..... 593
timber on public land... .[8], note, 350 imports for immediate transportation in
PERMANENT APPROPRIATIONS,

bond may be entered at or transported
for expenses of national loan, repealed.... 47

to Bath and Portland

545
for salaries of Southern Claims Commission,

in Michigan, Cheboygan made a port of
repealed...

381

delivery instead of Duncan City.. 214
PERQUISITES,

in Mississippi, East Pascagoula to be port
not to be received by civil officers

47
of delivery.

186
PHARMACY,

in New York, surveyors for ports of Cold
in Districu of Columbia, regulations of...355-358

Spring and Jefferson to be appointed. *270
PILOTS,

part of Hudson County, New Jersey, ad..
aliens who have declared intention to be-

ded to.

421
come citizens, &c., may be licensed

Patchogue, Long Island, to be a port of
to serve as, on steain vessels ....

15
delivery.

125
PLAYING.CARDS,

surveyor to be appointed for..

125
drawback of tax on, when exported ....

448

immediate-transportation act; to what
may be reinoved from warehouse for export

applicable
without payment of tax....

449
Genesee added

202
PLUMBING,

in Ohio, Portsmouth made a port of deliv-
in District of Columbia, inspector of, to be

ery and added to district of New Or-
appointed....

590
leans

560
regulations in relation to, to be enforced

in Pennsylvania, three gaugers to be ap-
by health officer .....

590
pointed at Philadelphia

185

96

545

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PORTS-Continued.
in Texas, goods entered or warehoused at

Brownsville for transportation to
Mexico

*272
goods for Bayport may be entered at

Cedar Keys and not at Saint Mark's. *271
goods for Houston may be entered at
Galveston ...

*271
POSSE COMITATUS,
Army not to be used for, except as express-

ly authorized by Constitution and
laws

363
POSTAGE,
on mailable matter of different classes ...[95, 96),

[158], [226], 454-458
none on publications to subscribers in same
county

-[96], 457
except when deposited in letter-carrier
offices

457
part-paid letters to be delivered and bal-
ance collected....

458
letters on official business free

288, 158
double postal cards and double letter en-
velopes ...

459
cards for reign mail

543
special stamps for departments to be made;
how obtained

.245, *275, 602
public documents mailed by Senators, Rep-

resentatives, Secretary of Senate,
Clerk of House, and heads of depart-
ments free

100, 154, 288, 304, 453,458
seeds and agricultural reports may be sent

free by members of Congress, &c.... 154
on the Congressional Record one cent each.

100
POSTAL CARDS,
and unsealed circulars; what may be writ-
ten or printed on as addresses

227
double postal cards and envelopes to be pro-
vided...

459
for forvign mail matter...

549
POSTAL SERVICE,
all persons employed in, to take prescribed
oaths

7
all mail lettings to be upon advertise-
ments.

549
advertisement of general mail lettings...154, 224,

323, 453, 459, 598
contracts not to take place until sixty days
after final publication..

323
subletting without consent of Posimas-
ter-General prohibited...

323
in case of lawful subletting, &c., copy of

contract to be filed and notice given
to Sixth Auditor

224
subcontractors to be paid on certificate of

Second Assistant Postmaster-General. 324
unless they have been paid by con-
tractors..

324
temporary contracts may in certain cases
be made without.

..239, 491, 598
for carrying mails on water routes in United
States, how made

324
between United States and foreign ports

not to be for moro than two years.. 324
mail transportation between Saint Louis

and East Saint Louis to be let to
lowest bidder, &c....

542
temporary mail service...

. [99], 225, 599
certain special mail service may be ex-
tended..

491
service not to be expedited at a cost exceed-

ing 50 per cent of original contract.. 514
superintendent of free delivery to be desig-
nated...

95
salaries of postmasters of first three classes;

how fixed and paid... -[96, 97], 224, 225
biennial readjustment of.

226

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POSTAL SERVICE-Continued.
salaries; of postmasters of fourth class... 226,

358, 359
duplicate returns may be required of
postmasters....

225
Auditor to report when compensation
amounts to $1,000

.226, 359
assignment of, to be in writing, and when
to take effect

226
no salary of postmaster to exceed $4,000,

except at New York, which remains
$6,000.

226
proposals for carrying mail to be accompa-
nied by bond of bidder, &c..

98
not to be received unless accompanied by
bond and oath ..

98
oath of sureties to be indorsed on bond.[98], 238
penalty for illegally approving bond .... 98
when bidder fails to enter into contract;
proceedings

[99], 225
to be accompanied with certified check, &c 99
deposit to be forfeited on failure or re-
turned on performance.

99
proceedings on failure of lowest bidder to
enter into contract, &c.....

238
on failure or refusal of contractor to per-
form service...

239
on failure of accepted bidder, &c., to
enter into contract

239
limit of price of temporary service for car-
rying mails

239
contracts for carrying mails may be contin-
ued six months beyond term..

239
penalty for wrongfully failing to enter into
contract

239
prima facie evidence in such case

240
weighing mails to be paid out of appropri-
tion for inland transportation...

153
accounts of; how to be kept by Sixth Au-
ditor...

154
money orders, fee for

155
not to be issued for more than $50..

155
compensation to railroads for carrying mail
to be reduced in certain cases .224, 359,

[454], 549
report of Sixth Auditor, what to show; to
be sent to Congress..

224
postmasters to be divided into classes ac-
cording to salaries.

224
appointment, removal, and tenure of
office of....

224
distributing, and separating offices may

be designated by Postmaster-General
and additional pay allowed to post-
masters..

226
land-grant railroads to receive only 80 per

cent. as much pay for transporting
mails as other roads

226
stamped envelopes and newspaper-wrap-

pers not to be sold for less than cost. 226
First Assistant Postmaster-General may
approve postmasters' bonds...

287
may sign contracts for stationery

287
Second Assistant, may sign contracts for
mail transportation..

287
Third Assistant, may sign contracts for
postage-stamps, &c

288
members of Congress and officers of govern-

ment, &c., may send and receive pub-

lic documents, &c., by mail frec. 288, 304, 453
and by Congressmen for nine months after
expiration of service..

154
letters on official business by all officers of

government and Smithsonian Insti-

tution may be sent free, &c..... 458
except by certain pension agents, &c.... 458
official envelopes to be provided ..288, 458

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POSTAL SERVICE-Continued.

POSTAL SERVICE-Continued.
special agents and assistant superintend-

commissions to postmasters on special
ents of railway mail service, their

stamps for unpaid postage....

458
number and compensation

.358, 549
regulations for free delivery.

458
one only to superintend railway service. 359 penalty for failing to account for postage or
commissions to be withheld, &c., when

to cancel stamps, &c., by officers... 458
postmasters make false returns...... 359 for washing, selling, using, &c., canceled
form of affidavit to postmasters' returns

stamps

458
and penalty for false returns..

359 new sureties for mail contracts may be re-
postmasters and others in postal service re-

quired ....

459
'stricted as to sale of envelopes,

acting postmasters during vacancies of of-
stamps, and cards....

359
fice inay have pay..

459
one agent only to snperintend postal rail-

double postal cards and double letter en-
way service..

359
velopes ...

459
post-route maps may be published for sale

but no royalty for patents thereon. 459
at cost.

358, 453

letter-carriers in cities divided into classes.95, 414
disbursement of money for, to be by

salaries of

415
bonded officer, &c....

360 third grade or auxiliaries and their salaries 415
topographer's office pay-rolls, how made

appointment and promotion of....

415
out
360 number of first class..

415
expenditures, how vouched for, &c... 360 in what places to be employed ...

415
superintendents of railway mail service and

letter-receiving boxes not to be placed in
chief of post-office inspectors to be

private buildings

415
paid traveling expenses...

-453, 549 POSTMASTER-GENERAL,
special agents to be called post-office in-

oath to be taken by, before entering upon
spectors

549

his duties
postal cards and stamps for foreign mail mat-

how to advertise general mail lettings.. 154, 224,
ter may be furnished by Postmaster-

323, 453, 549, 598
General

549 may in certain cases make temporary con-
Postmaster-General may remit to New Zea-

tracts without advertisements. .239, 491,598
land and New South Wales part of

may sell at cost post-route maps.. 358, 453
cost of Australian closed mail.

549 how to make estimates for railway mail
persons not prohibited from receiving and

service ...

454
delivering mail matter at nearest

to issue foreign mail postal cards..

454
post-office, &c....

453 to decide on what trains mails shall be car-
estimates for railway mail service..

454
ried

454
prohibition of increase of postal service re-

to deduct pay when railways fail to deliver
pealed

454
mails..

- [454], 549
certain postal employés required to wear

may reqnire certain data of railways, and
no uniform except badge..

454
to report same to Congress

454
postal cards for foreign mail service.

454 duty of, in relation to non-mailable ob-
on what traius mails shall be carried.

454
scene matter in mails..

457
how postal cars to be constructed..

454 to prescribe regulations for wrapping sec-
certain data may be required of railways.. 454

ond-class matter..

457
to be reported to Congress..

454 may make regulations for transmission in
classes of mailable matter

455

mails of letters of sailors and soldiers
postage on...

.96, 226, 455, 459

without pre-payment of postage.... 455
packages above weight of four pounds not

to make regulations for collection of duties
to be sent..

456

on books, &c., imported by mail.... 456
non-mailable matter.

*229, *230, 456 may designate distributing offices, and give
rate of postage on fourth-class matter.. 456

additional pay to postmasters of
proeeedings in case of non-mailable mat-

same

[98], 226
ter reaching office of delivery.. 456 may designate a fourth-class clerk to be
obscene books, &c., not to be delivered.. *229, 457

superintendent of free delivery; his
what may be written on printed matter...227, 457

salary

95
on stamped envelopes

95 to approve plans and estimates for public
address on postal cards and circulars may

buildings before money expended
be written, printed, or affixed...... 227

thereon .

159
publishers may inclose bill and receipt in

to notify sureties on bonds of postmasters
paper, &c...

457

of deficiencies in their accounts..... 408
penalties for writing, &c., on printed mat-

may adopt uniform ink for appliances for
ter except as allowed by law.... 457

canceling stamps.

385
regulations for wrappirg second-class mat-

may extend certain special mail service... 491
ter

457 not 10 expedite at cost exceeding 50 per
publications sent free to subscribers in same

cont. of original contract

514
county.

.......96, 457 duties of, in relation to contracts for carry-
when deposited in letter-carrier offices for

ing mails ; bidders, &c.... .238-240, 323
delivery, to pay postage....

457 duties of, in relation to adjusting salaries
publishers, agents, &c., of newspapers, &c.,

of postmasters..

. 225, 226, 358, 359
to make affidavit as to papers sent

may furnish postal cards and stamps for
through mail

96
foreign mail matter....

549
penalty on, for depositing matter in post-

may remit to New Zealand and New South
offices without making affidavit

96

Wales part of cost of Australian
for mailing such matter

96
closed mail.

549
postmasters permitting same to be mailed. 96 POSTMASTERS,
part-paid letters to be delivered on pay-

commission of, appointed by President; how
ment of deficiency.

458
made out, recorded, &c......

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POSTMASTERS-Continued.

PRE-EMPTION_Continued.
penalty on, for illegal approval of bond of

provisions for settlers on Kansas Indian
bidders

98
lands

511
sureties on bonds of, to be notified of defi-

on Jands of Fort Ripley in Minnesota 511
ciencies in accounts

408 lands withdrawn for Mississippi and Mis-
salaries and compensation of...96, 97, 224-226, 358

souri Railroad restored to settlement
additional pay to those of distributing

for

352
offices

... [98], 226 purchasers of swamp lauds in Missouri to
commissions on special stamps for unpaid

prove priority of, if lands not in fact
letters

458
swamp

147
acting, during vacancies to receive pay.

459 PRESENTS,
commissions to be withheld when false

not to be accepted for themselves or others
returns are made...

359

by diplomatic or consular officers, sec.
form of affidavit to returns by, and penalty

retaries of legations, &c.....

39
for false returns, &c..

359

PRESIDENT,
restrictions on, as to sale of stamps, cards,
and envelopes.....

359

may detail officers of Navy as superintend-
POST NOTES,

ents, instructors, &c., at nautical
schools at certain ports..

56
not to be issued by national banks... *141
POST-OFFICE DEPARTMENT (See

may appoint commissioner to make inves-
Postal Serrice; Postmaster-General),

tigation in regard to certain Indian
contracts

18
weighing of mails to be paid for out of ap-
propriation forinland transportation. 153

may assign assistant medical purveyors of
Army to act as surgeons.

101
mail lettings in Maryland, Virginia, and
District of Columbia, how advertised.95, 154

may allow extraordinary expenses of min-
in each State and Territory to be post-

isterial officers in executing laws... *138

171
may fill vacancies in Military Academy
ed

... 154, 224, 323, 453, 549, 598
temporary mail service, how advertised... 599

may make regulations for government of
Army

.149, 255, 494
accounts of, how to be kept .

154

clectoral commission of 1877 constituted to
limitation of contracts by departments to

determine election of

259
supplies for one year not to apply to

powers and dutis under act to prevent in-
mail bags, locks, postal cards, &c... 117

troduction of contagious diseases,
commissions, postinasters appointed by Pres-

&c

485
ident to be made and recorded in, &c. 10
clerks of classes not to be paid from appro-

may designate officer to perform tempora-
priations made for other purposes... 156

rily duty of pension agent in case of
Vacancy

308
POST TRADERS,

to appoint justices of the peace, notaries
to be appointed, one at each military post,

public, and commissioners of deeds
on recommendation of council of

for District of Columbia. ...336, 337
administration, &c...

232
POTASSA,

clerks and employés at Executive Man-
sion

378
chromate and bichromate of, duty on...... 129
PRE-EMPTION,

to appoint a Mississippi River commission

to direct and completo surveys of the
settlers changing entries from, to home-

river, &c..

496
steads; when may perfect title..299, 325, 348

duties of, in relation to centennial inter-
notices on contests under laws of; how pub-

national exhibition.... .....518-522, 617
lished

330
oath of claimant; before whom may be

to appoint a Judge-Advocate-General of
Navy

537
taken, &c.

542
settlers becoming insane; how claims per-

registers and receivers of money for land

districts (see Registers; Receiver8)....
fected

538
notice to be filed of intention to make final

PRICES-CURRENT,
proof for, and proceedings thereon.. 470

to be furnished by consular officers to Sec-
when claimant files relinquishment of his

retary of Treasury...

..334,401
claim, lands open to entry ...

525 PRINTERS,
in case of cancellation of entry claimant to

at Government Printing Office, pay of

263
to be notified..

526 to have pay for certain holidays... .573, 574
entries for, on lands granted to railroad

only skilled workmen to be employed....

233
companies may be perfected and PRISONERS (See Convicts; Penitentiaries),
other lands selected by companies ..

convicts to have deduction from sentence
entries in limits of land grants prior to no-

for good behavior ...

184
tice of withdrawal, &c., confirmed.. 205

on discharge to be furnished with clothes
claims abandoned on account of decision

and money. ::

184
of land officers may be renewed 205 designation of penitentiaries for, by Attor-
entered after expiration of land grant

ney-General.

228
deemed valid.

205 in District of Columbia, where to be con-
settlers on lands injured by grasshoppers in

fined

228
certain years may be absent, &c. (see

in Territories may be provided for in States,
Grasshoppers)
42, 121, 212, 213
&c

559
in any years..

501 PRIZE,
lands of Fort Kearney in Nebraska subject

jurisdiction of district courts in, cases.. *138
to, in certain cases

230

insurrectionary property not condemned as. *138
time of payment for lands in Bitterroot Val-

special counsel in cases of.....

277
ley, Montana, extended .

5 allowance of prize money to officers serving
settlers on public lands in Minresota al-

ay division commanders of fleets and
lowed further time to make proof

fleet captains from April, 1861, and
and payment....

26, 491
how paid

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