The Statutes at Large, Treaties, and Proclamations of the United States of America from ..., Volume 13

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Little, Brown, 1866
Statutes at Large is the official annual compilation of publicand private laws printed by the GPO. Laws are arranged by order of passage.
 

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Page 61 - to carry lights or signals, or of any neglect to keep a proper lookout, or of the neglect of any precaution which may be required by the ordinary practice of seamen, or by the special circumstances of the case. APPROVED, April 29, 1864. CHAP. LXX. An Act to provide for the Collection of Hospital Dues from Vessels of the
Page 474 - not exceeding the average paid out for such purposes for the preceding five years, shall be deducted, but no deduction shall be made for any amount paid out for new buildings, permanent improvements, or betterments, made to increase the value of any property or estate : Provided, That in cases where the
Page 624 - last : Now, therefore, be it known, that I, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President of the United States of America, have caused the said Convention to be made public, to the end that the same and every clause and article thereof may be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the United States and the citizens thereof. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set
Page 86 - shall be vested in a governor, who shall hold his office for four years, and until his successor shall be appointed and qualified, unless sooner removed by the President of the United States. The governor shall reside within said territory, and shall be
Page 61 - be had to all dangers of navigation, and due regard must also be had to any special circumstances which may exist in any particular case rendering a departure from the above rules necessary in order to avoid immediate danger. NO SHIP UNDER ANT CIRCUMSTANCES TO NEGLECT PROPER PRECAUTIONS. ARTICLE 20. Nothing in these rules shall exonerate any ship, or the
Page 101 - bonds of them and fix the penalty thereof, dismiss said officers or any of them at pleasure, and appoint others to fill their places, and exercise under this act all such incidental powers as shall be necessary to carry on the business of banking by discounting and negotiating promissory notes, drafts, bills of exchange, and other evidences of debt ; by receiving
Page 31 - public lands lying within said territory, and that the same shall be and remain at the sole and entire disposition of the United States ; and that the lands belonging to citizens of the United States residing without the said state shall never be taxed higher than the land belonging to the
Page 295 - CONVEYANCE. Deed, instrument, or writing, whereby any lands, tenements, or other realty sold shall be granted, assigned, transferred, or otherwise conveyed to, or vested in, the purchaser or purchasers, or any other person or persons by his, her, or their direction, when the consideration or value does not exceed five hundred dollars, fifty cents
Page 60 - ARTICLE 13. If two ships under steam are meeting end on, or nearly end on, so as to involve risk of collision, the helms of both shall be put to port, so that each may pass on the port side of the other. TWO
Page 91 - a certificate thereof shall be given accordingly. That the constitu- Constitution tion and all laws of the United States, which are not locally inapplicable, ¡ shall have the same force and effect within the said Territory of Montana

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