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allowed to soldiers, &c., in certain cases, al-
though they had engaged in rebellion 298, 310
to engineers in Navy to be according to
given to widows and orphans of those who
were stricken from rolls and died be-
on account of death, wounds, &c., during
late rebellion, when to commence...
rate of arrears of..
rules to be adopted by Commissioner....
requirement that claims for, shall not be
prosecuted after five years from date
of filing, except, &c., repealed......
agents and others not to receive pay for
services in applying for arrears of...
rate of arrearages of invalid, to be graded
from time to time
not to receive pay while under suspen-
in District of Columbia, jurisdiction, &c.,
over, transferred to Commissioners..
pay of, to be fixed by Commissioners.
powers of, extended over public squares
and policy shops in District of Columbia
on account of disabilities, &c., occurring
after cessation of hostilities and be-
fore mustering out
permitting house to be used for, prohib-
penalty for officers not appointed by Presi-
dent for giving to or receiving from
other officers money, &c., for politi-
those who have lost arm above elbow or
leg above knee, but no artificial limbs
modified as to artificial limbs.................
to persons who have lost one hand and one
PORTS (See Collection Districts),
to which the act allowing the immediate
transportation in bond of dutiable
goods applies..... -202, 545, 551, 598, 615
of entry and delivery at which such goods
may be appraised, &c....
provisions in relation to such merchandise,
entry, transportation, &c................
in Alabama, Montgomery to be a port of
delivery and to have deputy col-
in California, port of San Pedro to be called
vessels going to and from, need not report
at San Francisco..
in Georgia, Atlanta a port of delivery, with
privileges of transportation in bond,
and to have a surveyor..
distilled spirits, when may be withdrawn
from distillery warehouse for manu-
facture of, without payment of tax , 533
postage on, when received by publisher and
topographer's office pay-rolls, how made
expenditures, how vouched for, &c....
superintendents of railway mail service and
chief of post-office inspectors to be
paid traveling expenses.... ................453, 549 POSTMASTER-GENERAL,
oath to be taken by, before entering upon
how to advertise general mail lettings.. 154, 224,
323, 453, 549, 598
may in certain cases make temporary con-
third grade or auxiliaries and their salaries
appointment and promotion of......
in what places to be employed.
letter-receiving boxes not to be placed in
special agents to be called post-office in-
postal cards and stamps for foreign mail mat-
ter may be furnished by Postmaster-
Postal Service; Postmaster-General),
weighing of mails to be paid for out of ap-
propriation for inland transportation.
mail lettings in Maryland, Virginia, and
District of Columbia, how advertised.95, 154
in each State and Territory to be post-
154, 224, 323, 453, 549, 598
temporary mail service, how advertised...
accounts of, how to be kept
limitation of contracts by departments to
supplies for one year not to apply to
mail bags, locks, postal cards, &c...
commissions, postmasters appointed by Pres-
ident to be made and recorded in, &c.
clerks of classes not to be paid from appro-
priations made for other purposes...
to be appointed, one at each military post,
on recommendation of council of
chromate and bichromate of, duty on.....
settlers changing entries from, to home-
steads; when may perfect title..299, 325, 348
notices on contests under laws of; how pub-
to appoint a Mississippi River commission
to direct and complete surveys of the
duties of, in relation to centennial inter-
to appoint a Judge-Advocate-General of
registers and receivers of money for land
districts (see Registers; Receivers)....
in case of cancellation of entry claimant to
to be notified..........
entries for, on lands granted to railroad
companies may be perfected and
other lands selected by companies..
entries in limits of land grants prior to no-
tice of withdrawal, &c., confirmed..
claims abandoned on account of decision
of land officers may be renewed
entered after expiration of land grant
settlers on lands injured by grasshoppers in
certain years may be absent, &c. (see
42, 121, 212, 213
to be furnished by consular officers to Sec-
retary of Treasury...
at Government Printing Office, pay of
to have pay for certain holidays..
only skilled workmen to be employed....
PRISONERS (See Convicts; Penitentiaries),
convicts to have deduction from sentence
for good behavior.
designation of penitentiaries for, by Attor-
on discharge to be furnished with clothes
in District of Columbia, where to be con-
lands of Fort Kearney in Nebraska subject
settlers on public lands in Minnesota al-
lowed further time to make proof
allowance of prize money to officers serving
as division commanders of fleets and
fleet captains from April, 1861, and
interest on exchanges....
1873, July 1, No. 2, declaring laws passed
by Great Britain, Canada, and Prince
Edward's Island, giving effect to cer-
tain provisions of treaty of Washing-
September 22, No. 4, discontinuing dis-
criminating duties on merchandise
imported in French vessels.....
1874, May 29, No. 7, declaring law passed by
Newfoundland, giving effect to certain
provisions of treaty of Washington..
October 29, No. 10, accepting for cit-
izens of United States in Turkish do-
minions laws of Ottoman Porte ced-
ing right to foreigners to hold im-
1876, March 27, No. 3, suspending certain
judicial functions of ministers and
consular officers in Egypt.
August 1, No. 6, declaring the admis-
sion of Colorado as a State.....
September 9, No. 7, proclaiming the con-
vention of commercial reciprocity
with the Hawaiian or Sandwich
1880, June 17, No. -, reciprocal protection
of trade-marks in United States and
January 15, No. —, proclaiming conven-
tion between United States and the
French Republic for the settlement
may be sent and received by mail free by
Vice-President, Senators, Representa-
tives, &c......... 100, 154, 288, 304, 453, 458
to be sent to Soldiers' Homes by Secretary
of Senate and Clerk of House....
625 PUBLIC LANDS (See Lands)
at Military Academy who serve ten years
to have pay of colonels
one, of modern languages, only
of mathematics in Navy to be examined
engineers in Navy may be detailed as, in
PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCHES,
in District of Columbia; act concerning ..
qualification of voters and officers
in case of newly organized parishes...
vestries not required to meet at stated
times and places..
vacancies in, how filled..
wardens, how elected.
associate rectors in..
existing organizations confirmed....
commissioners to select sites for, to file affi-
davits before money expended there-
on, and on failure selection void...
commissions for disbursing money in build-
restrictions on making contracts and expen-
ditures for, and for sites for same
in purchase of property for, Attorney-Gen-
appropriated for charitable purposes, to
whose credit to be placed, and how
paid out, &c....
not appointed by President prohibited from
giving to or receiving from other offi-
cers, &c., money for political pur-
PUBLIC PRINTER (See Government Print-
to be appointed by President with advice
of Senate, and with all powers and
duties of Congressional Printer..44, 234, 243
to print only limited number of reports,
&c., of departments.....
not to print expensive maps or illustrations
without special order of Congress...
to keep and report to Congress separate
Account of expenses of Congressional
to advertise for proposals for furnishing pa-
per, under direction of Joint Com-
mittee on Printing
to employ only skilled workmen
pay of printers and bookbinders..
materials for, may bepurchased without ad-
vertising in certain cases by permis-
sion of Joint Committee on Printing.
may employ three additional clerks to make
to furnish Record to justices, clerk, and
marshal of Supreme Court and re-
porter of Senate...
eral to give opinion as to title before
any money expended...
unproductive, &c., may be leased by Sec-
not more than $25 to be paid for gas per
street lamp at Executive Mansion and
embezzlement of, how punished..
what trees may be propagated at public
greenhouses in Washington.....
contracts for rent of, in Washington..66, 289, 558
may be tried before or after conviction