United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1912
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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POINT TO POINT NAVIGATION: A Memoir

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In this successor to the first volume of his memoir, Palimpsest (1995), prolific novelist/essayist/gadfly Vidal mixes mournful minor keys among his usual trumpet blasts against what he regards as an ... Leer comentario completo

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Página 316 - No laborer or mechanic doing any part of the work contemplated by this contract, in the employ of the Contractor or any subcontractor contracting for any part of said work contemplated, shall be required or permitted to work more than eight hours in any one calendar day...
Página 316 - ... in which he shall be required or permitted to labor more than eight hours upon said work...
Página 316 - Territory, and in the case of a contract made by the District of Columbia to the Commissioners thereof, who shall have power to review the action imposing the penalty, and in all such appeals from such final order whereby a contractor or subcontractor may be aggrieved by the imposition of the penalty hereinbefore provided such contractor or subcontractor may within six months after decision by such head of a department or the Commissioners of the District of Columbia file a claim in the Court of...
Página 70 - have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of this office during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1912, summarized in the following tables: Total number of samples tested.
Página 316 - Any contractor or sub-contractor aggrieved by the withholding of any penalty as hereinbefore provided shall have the right within six months thereafter to appeal to the head of the department making the contract on behalf of the United States or the territory, and In the case of a contract made by the District of Columbia to the commissioners thereof, who shall have power to review the action Imposing the penalty, and In all such appeals from such final order whereby...
Página 68 - ... payment to all persons supplying him with labor or material in the prosecution of the work provided for in the contract.
Página 315 - All loss or damage arising out of the nature of the work to be done under this agreement, or from any unforeseen obstructions or difficulties which may be encountered in the prosecution of the same, or from the action of the elements, or from incumbrances on the line of the work, shall be sustained by the said Contractor.
Página 68 - ... any improper materials used in its construction, or by or on account of any act or omission of the said contractor or his agents...
Página 306 - Engineer, and for this he shall be paid at current contract rates for work of a similar character, or if the extra work should be of a class for which no rate is fixed by current contracts, the actual reasonable cost to the contractor, as determined by the Engineer, plus 15 per cent of said cost. The contractor shall have no claim for compensation for extra work unless the same is ordered in writing by the Engineer.
Página 302 - It is further expressly understood and agreed that if any of the pavements laid should, for any reason whatsoever, within the period of five years, prove inferior to the best laid in the District prior to July 1, 1904, then the contractor shall, on demand of the Commissioners, remove such defective pavements and relay them with new material of approved quality, and in accordance with these specifications. The Engineer Commissioner shall decide the question of inferiority.

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