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" assembled, In determining the meaning of the Definitions. Revised Statutes, or of any act or resolution of Congress passed subsequent to February twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, words importing the singular number may extend and be applied... "
Compilation of Laws Relating to the Navy, Marine Corps, Etc: From the ... - Page 201
by John W. Hogg, United States, United States. Navy Department - 1883 - 401 pages
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 164

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - 1897
...UNITED STATES v. OREGON &c. RAILKOAD. 541 Opinion of the Court. roads. And the general rule is that " words importing the singular number may extend and...importing the plural number may include the singular," as provided in the first section of the Revised Statutes. Nor are we impressed with the argument that...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 263

United States. Supreme Court - 1924
...office or banking house. We are asked, however, to construe it otherwise in view of the rule that " words importing the singular number may extend and be applied to several persons or things." Rev. Stats., 1. But obviously this rule is not one to be applied except where it is necessary to...
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Compilation of Navy and Other Laws from the Revised Statutes and Statutes at ...

United States - 1875 - 374 pages
...ike Senate and Souse of Representatives of the United States Title 1, Chap, of America in Congress assembled, In. determining the meaning of the Definitions...the singular ; words importing the masculine gender may be applied to females; the words "insane person" and "lunatic" shall include every idiot, non compos,...
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The Legal News, Volume 1

James Kirby - 1878
...Congress, December 1, 1873, in which occur the following words : ' In determining the meaning of the Revised Statutes, or of any act or resolution of Congress passed subsequent to February 25, 1871, words importing the singular number may extend and be applied to several persons or things...
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Internal Revenue Laws in Force: With an Appendix Containing Laws of a ...

United States - 1879
...andfaithresolution of Congress passed subsequent to February twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and seventy one, words importing the singular number may extend and...the singular; words importing the masculine gender may be applied to females; * ' * the word "person" may extend and be applied to partnerships and corporations,...
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Interstate Commerce Commission Reports: Reports and Decisions of the ...

United States. Interstate Commerce Commission
...electronically recorded statement of all proceedings at an oral hearing. *1100.6 Use of gender and number. Words importing the singular number may extend and...importing the plural number may include the singular; and words importing the masculine gender include the feminine. PRACTITiONERS * I 100.7 Register of...
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The Chicago Law Times, Volume 3

1889
...and is enforced in the enacting clause of the Revised Statutes: "In determining the meaning of the Revised Statutes, or of any act or resolution of Congress passed subsequent to Feb. 25, 1871, words importing the singular number may extend and be applied to several persons or...
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Digest and Manual of the Rules and Practice of the House of Representatives ...

1890 - 699 pages
...Representative* of the United States of America in Congress assembled, In determining the meaning of the Revised Statutes, or of any act or resolution of Congress...words importing the singular number may extend and bo applied to several persons or things; words importing the plural number may include the singular;...
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Digest and Manual of the Rules and Practice of the House of Representatives ...

1890 - 699 pages
...Representatives of the Unitti Std* of America in Congress assembled, In determining the meaning of the Revised Statutes, or of any act or resolution of Congress...words importing the singular number may extend and he applied to several persons or things; words importing the plural number may include the singular;...
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Digest and Manual of the Rules and Practice of the House of Representatives ...

United States. Congress. House - 1890 - 699 pages
...Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, In determining the meaning of the Revised Statutes, or of any act or resolution of Congress...eighteen hundred and seventy-one, words importing tho singular number may extend and be applied to several persons or things; words importing tho plural...
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