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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1873

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Pagina 92 - States shall be first satisfied, and the priority hereby established shall extend as well to cases in which a debtor, not having sufficient property to pay all his debts, makes a voluntary assignment thereof, or in which the estate and effects of an absconding, concealed, or absent debtor are attached by process of law, as to cases in which an act of bankruptcy is committed.
Pagina 32 - No department of the Government shall expend, in any one fiscal year, any sum in excess of appropriations made by Congress for that fiscal year, or involve the Government in any contract for the future payment of money in excess of such appropriations.
Pagina 181 - General in due time, for failing to take from, or deliver at a post office the mail, or any part of it; for suffering it to be wet, injured, lost, or destroyed ; for carrying it in a place or manner that exposes it to depredation, loss, or injury...
Pagina 26 - December, in the year one thousand eight hundred, provide suitable buildings for the accommodation of Congress, and of the President, and for the public offices of the government of the United States.
Pagina 177 - AD, 19 , by and between the United States of America, acting in this behalf by the Secretary of the Interior, party of the first part, hereinafter called the lessor, and of . party of the second part, hereinafter called the lessee...
Pagina 69 - June third, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, and shall comply with all the requirements of said act, shall, if such bank be found by the Comptroller of the Currency to be in good standing and credit, receive such authority in preference to new associations applying for the same...
Pagina 68 - SEC. 19. —That every person, firm, association, other than national bank associations, and every corporation, state bank, or state banking association shall pay a tax of ten per centum on the amount of their own notes used for circulation and paid out by them.
Pagina 186 - An act making appropriations for the service of the Post.Office Department .for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy.four, and for other purposes," approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy.
Pagina 95 - State, in the ordinary course of business," is a bill of credit. Other decisions of the Supreme Court hold " that certificates issued by a State in sums not exceeding ten dollars nor less than fifty cents, receivable in payment of taxes, the faith and credit of the State being pledged for their redemption, are bills of credit within the prohibition of the Constitution/'* It is clear, therefore, that such certificates are bills of credit, and prohibited by the Constitution.
Pagina 207 - ... additional crimes added to it under the numbers which appear in articles I and II of this treaty. ARTICLE IV This treaty shall be ratified by the high contracting parties in accordance with their respective laws, ratifications to be exchanged in the City of Havana, as soon as it may be possible and it shall take effect from the date of the exchange of ratifications and shall remain in force for a period of six months after either of the high contracting parties shall have given notice of a desire...

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