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71 5228
*141 5234

73 | 5236
69 5239

69 5240
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76 5255
.68, 697

5256-5262
70 5257
70 5260
76 5263-5269
76 5267
76 5269
70 5271
70 5287
73 5291
70 5292

70 5293
substitute *233 5295

232 | 5309
70 5343

75 5375
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5392 75 5413

70 | 5418
-..70, 72, *141 5430
...58, 218, 509 5439

217 5440
217 5452
509 5453

157 5455
.59, 157 5457

*278 | 5458

*123 5470 [60], 123 5475 [60], 123 5477

123 5479 *141 5483

93 5485 .124,509 5487 58, 59, 217 | 5488 .58, 59, 143 5497

217 5503

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217 5525

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49 465 494

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103 -[9], 350 *141, *278

438 157

183 substituto 484

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39 *279 183

183 *279

183 .396, 602

183 183 406

159 *141, 183

*142 103 184

184 substitute 228

312 *279, 462

394 308 308

REVISED STATUTES OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

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279 62 337 445

279 72 117 446

315 73 117 447

315 74-84 53 467

279 105–221 488 467-471

258 159 55 476

279 192

279 553.

.substitute 590 195 279 717

279 309

279
750

418 312 279 751

418 321-438 158 753

92 NOTE.--A * indicates that the provision found on the page to which it is attached is incorporated in the second edition of the Revised Statutes.

Brackets (, ), inclosing references to a page, indicate that the provisions on that page have been superseded or repealed by subsequent legislation.

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286 1050
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289 280 330 403 337 258 85 85 280 280 280

GENERAL LAWS

OF THE

UNITED STATES

ENACTED BY THE

FORTY-THIRD CONGRESS-FIRST SESSION

IN

THE YEAR 1874.

[Note. - The omitted chapters and parts of chapters are private, special, local, or temporary acts not of general interest.

In the margin and in the notes, the letters R: S. refer to the Revised Statutes, and Stat. L. to the Statutes at Large.

Rep., followed by text in brackets, indicates that the part so inclosed in repealed, and

Sup., that the part following in brackets is superseded, by acts noted in margin, or referred to in the notes.)

CHAPTER 6.

AN ACT RELATING TO THE LIMITATION OF STEAM PRESSURE OF VESSELS USED EX. January 6, 1874. CLUSIVELY FOR TOWING AND CARRYING FREIGHT ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER

18 Stat. L.,

2. AND ITS TRIBUTARIES. Steam-pressure allowed to be carried by freight -may be above standard, by permission, &c. and tow boats on Mississippi River. Be it enacted, &c., That the provisions of an act entitled “An act to

Steam pressure provide for the better security of life on vessels propelled in whole or allowed to bo carin part by steam,” &c., approved February twenty-eighth, eighteen hun. Tied by freight and

tow dred and seventy-one, (1) so far as they relate to the limitation of steam sissippi River. pressure of steamboats used exclusively for towing and carrying freight R. S., 84420. on the Mississippi River and its tributaries, are hereby so far modified as to substitute for such boats one hundred and fifty pounds of steam pressure in place of one hundred and ten pounds, as provided in said act for the standard pressure upon standard boilers of forty-two inches diameter, and of plates of one quarter of an inch in thickness;

And such boats may, on the written permit of the supervising in. — may be above spector of the district in which such boats shall carry on their business, standard, by perbe permitted to carry steam above the standard pressure of one hun mission, &c. dred and ten pounds, but not exceeding the standard pressure of one hundred and fifty pounds to the square inch. (January 6, 1874.)

NOTE.— (1) The provisions of the act of 1871, ch. 100 (16 Stat. L., 445), here referred to, as modified by the act of 1872, ch. 2 (17 Stat. L., 23), are incorporated into Revised Statutes in section 4420 noted in the margin.

CHAPTER 7.

AN ACT TO SO AMEND THE LAWS RELATIVE TO INTERNAL REVENUE AS TO ALLOW January 8, 1874.

DISTILLERY WAREHOUSES TO BE CONTINUED IN USE AFTER CHANGES HAVE OC-
CURRED IN THE MANAGEMENT OF THE BUSINESS.

18 Stat. L., 2. Distillers warehouses, how may be used by suc- Lien for tax not impaired; but bond of successor cessor in business.

may be approved notwithstanding. Spirits belonging to former ocenpant to be separated by partition.

Be it enacted, &c., That when from death or from any other cause there Distillery wareshall be a change in the person, firm or company engaged in the business houses, how may of distilling at any distillery, and the person firm or company that by be used by succes

bor in business.

reason of such change ceases to carry on said business at such distillery R. S., 03271.

has at the time of such change spirits in the distillery warehouse, it shall be lawful for the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, upon the written consent of the surviving principals and sureties interested, and under such rules and regulations, and upon such other conditions, as he may prescribe, to permit the succeeding person, firun or company to use

the distillery warehouse on the premises in the same manner as if it did Spirits belonging not contain distilled spirits belonging to the original person, firm or to former occupant company after setting apart and separating, by a secure and unbroken to be separated by partition such portion of it as may be necessary for the storage and safepartition. R. S., 3293.

keeping of the spirits distilled by the original person, firm or company, 1880, May 28, ch. during the period allowed by law for the removal of distilled spirits 108, 04.

from distillery warehouses, or until said spirits are removed, and the tax paid thereon within that time:

Provided, That nothing herein contained shall impair or in any way Lien for tax not affect the lien existing at the time of such change under section one of impaired; but bond the internal revenue act of July twenty eighteen hundred and sixtyof successor may be approved notwith- eight as amended, or other liabilities under any internal revenue law, standing.

but the existence of such lien shall be no ground for refusing to approve R. 8., 90 3251, the bond of the succeeding person, firm or company, anything in section 3260, 3262.

eight of the said act of July twenty, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, as amended, to the contrary notwithstanding (1) (January 8, 1874.)

Note.-(1) The provisions of the act here referred to, 1868, ch. 186, 98 1, 8 (15 Stat. L., 125, 128), and the amendments to the same, are incorporated into the Revised Statutes, in the sections noted in the margin.

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CHAPTER 11.

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January 20, 1874. AN ACT REPEALING THE INCREASE OF SALARIES OF MEMBERS OF CONGRESS, AND

OTHER OFFICERS. 18 Stat. L., 4. Repeal of law increasing salaries; restoring for.

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Amounts in excess of former salarice, not paid or mer compensation.

returned, to bo covered into the Treasury. Repeal of law in- Be it enacted, &c., That so much of the act of March third, eighteen creasing salaries; hundred and seventy-three, entitled “An act making appropriations for restoring former legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the compensation.

1843, March 3, year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four," (1) as ch. 226,

provides for the increase of the compensation of public officers and em14 C. Cl. 78. ployees, whether members of Congress, Delegates, or others, except the

President of the United States and the Justices of the Supreme Court, be, and the same is hereby, repealed, and the salaries, compensation, and allowances of all said persons, except as aforesaid, shall be as fixed by the laws in force at the time of the passage of said act:

Provided, That mileage shall not be allowed for the first session of the Forty-third Congress;

That all moneys appropriated as compensation to the members of the Amounts in ex- Forty-second Congress, in excess of the mileage and allowances fixed cess of former sal- by law.at the commencement of said Congress, and which shall not have aries, not paid or been drawn by the members of said Congress respectively, or which returned,

to be covered into Treasury, having been drawn, have been returned in any form to the United States,

are hereby covered into the Treasury of the United States, and are declared to be the moneys of the United States absolutely, the same as if they had never been appropriated as aforesaid. (January 20, 1874.]

NOTE.— (1) The act here referred to and repealed, 1873, ch. 226 (17 Stat. L., 486), is incorporated into the Revised Statutes in the numerous provisions which set forth the salaries of different officers as there established. In the second edition of the Revised Statutes (1878) tables are printed on pages 1093–1097, showing the salaries affected by this act, so far as they appear on tho books of the First Comptroller, with the amount of each before and after its passage. To these should be added the Cap itol police, who are paid ont of the contingent funds of the two Houses of Congress, in accordanco with appropriations made from year to year. R. S., $$ 1821, 1822. See Bradshaw's case, 14 C. Cls., 78.

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