The Statutes at Large, the United States from ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1877
 

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Contents

Paragon An act to change the name of the steamboat Paragon of Pittsburgh Pa July 1 1876
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Additional bounty An act to extend the time for filing claims for additional bounty under the act
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Taxes in District of Columbia An act for the support of the government of the District of Columbia
83
Northwestern Improvement Company An act to authorize the Nortbwestern Improvement Company
89
Temporary appropriations An act to continue the provisions of au act entitled An act to provide
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Kansas landgrant for railroads An act to declare forfeited to the United States certain lands granted
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Judgments of Alabama Claims Commission An act providing for the payment of judgments rendered
103
Temporary appropriations An act to continue the provisions of an act entitled An act to continuo
122
Indian supplies An act to further authorize the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to purchase supplies
123
Mailcontracts An act to amend subsections 246 and 251 of section 12 of an act entitled An
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North Carolina Cherokees An act to authorize the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to receive lands
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Consular and diplomatic appropriations An act making appropriations for the consular and diplo
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Indianservice appropriations An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses
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Centennial Celebration An act relating to the Centennial Celebration of American Independence Feb
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Hawaiian Islands An act to carry into effect a convention between the United States of America
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Commodores on retiredlist of Nary An act relating to the promotion of commodores on the retired
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Centennial celebration Joint resolution on the celebration of the Centennial in the several counties
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Survey of Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railways Joint resolution amending the eighth section
217
Hon H H Starkweather An act to provide for engraving and printing the portrait of the late
220
District Courts of the United States An act to amend sections 533 556 571 and 572 of the Rovised
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Stevens Point ITis An act granting to the city of Stevens Point Wisconsin a certain piece of land
250
Revised Statutes An act to perfect the revision of the statutes of the United States and of
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Kerr An act to authorize the printing and distribution of the memorial addresses on
267
Public Building Austin Tex An act to provide a building for the use of the United States district
270
Charles W Mackey Ad act for the relief of Charles W Mackey late first lieutenant Tenth Regi
421
Melrille H Hudson An act granting a pension to Melville II Hudson April 20 1876
422
May 23 1876
434
John H Garrison An act granting a pension to John H Garrison June 20 1876
440
in Tennessee July 8 1876
447
Abigail S Dawney An act granting a pension to Abigail S Dawney July 18 1876
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Martha J Coston An act for the relief of Martha J Coston July 20 1876
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Nashrille customhouse An act authorizing the purchase of additional grounds for the custombouse
471
Philip S Wales An act for the relief of Philip S Wales medical inspector in the United States Navy
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Elisha E Rice An act for the relief of Elisba E Rice Angust 14 1876
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Bruner An act granting a pension to F M Bruner August 15 1876
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Postroads An act to establish certain postroutes in the State of Texas March 16 1876
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Horace Glover An act to reimburse Horace Glover for property unlawfully seized and sold by
500
Bell An act granting a pension to Margaret C Bell January 29 1877
506
Charles Wilkes An act for the relief of the late Admiral Charles Wilkes February 27 1877
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Allen T Caperton An act to authorize the printing and distribution of the eulogies delivered
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California School Selections An act relating to indemnity school selections in the State of California
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Revised Statutes An act to provide for the preparation and publication of a new edition of the
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Page 673 - Articles shall remain in force for the period of ten years from the date at which they may come into operation ; and further until the expiration of two years after either of the High Contracting Parties shall have given notice to the other of its wish to terminate the same...
Page 136 - War, be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and be punished by a fine of not more than $1,000 or imprisonment for not more than twelve months, or both.
Page 233 - States, beginning with the letter A; and said tellers, having then read the same in the presence and hearing of the two Houses, shall make a list of the votes as they shall appear from the said certificates; and the votes having been ascertained and counted as in this act provided, the result of the same shall be delivered to the President of the Senate...
Page 233 - Upon such reading of any such certificate or paper, the President of the Senate shall call for objections, if any. Every objection shall be made in writing, and shall state clearly and concisely, and without argument, the ground thereof, and shall be signed by at least one Senator and one Member of the House of Representatives before the same shall be received.
Page 660 - Magistrates, respectively, to the end that the evidence of criminality may be heard and considered ; and if, on such hearing, the evidence be deemed sufficient to sustain the charge, it shall be the duty of the examining Judge or Magistrate to certify the same to the proper executive authority, that a warrant may issue for the surrender of such fugitive. The expense of such apprehension and delivery shall be borne and defrayed by the Party who makes the requisition and receives the fugitive.
Page 235 - Representatives, in the body of the hall not provided for the Senators, for the tellers, Secretary of the Senate, and Clerk of the House of Representatives, at the Clerk's desk; for the other officers of the two houses, in front of the Clerk's desk and upon each side of the Speaker's platform.
Page 64 - And provided, that if any shareholder or shareholders of such bank shall neglect or refuse, after three months' notice to pay the assessment, as provided in this section, it shall be the duty of the board of directors to cause a sufficient amount of the capital stock of such shareholder or shareholders to be sold at public auction (after thirty days' notice shall be given by posting such notice of sale in the office of the bank, and by publishing such notice in a newspaper of the city or town in...
Page 235 - Such joint meeting shall not be dissolved: until the count of electoral votes shall be completed and the result declared; and no recess shall be taken unless a question shall have arisen in regard to counting any such votes, or otherwise under this...
Page 283 - Interior in the purchase of such articles as from time to time the condition and necessities of the Indians may indicate to be proper.
Page 423 - January 23, 1868." [NOTE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE. The foregoing act having been presented to the President of the United States for his approval, and not having been returned by him to the house of Congress in which it originated within the time prescribed by the Constitution of the United States, has become a law without his approval.] CHAP.

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