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SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR-
duty of, in relation to the Otoe and Mis-
souria and Sac and Fox Indian reser-
to convene board to examine candidates
where entries of public lands are canceled
or not confirmed
excess where parties have paid double
price for what were erroneously sup-
posed to be alternate railroad sec-
to issue patent for certain lands in White
Earth Indian reservation in Minne-
sota for missionary and school pur-
to make rules as to cutting timber
from mineral lands for building, do-
mestic, mining, and agricultural pur-
penalties for violation of
to make rules to carry into effect provis-
ions that purchasers of swamp lands
in Missouri to have priority to enter
for pre-emption and homestead of
lands not in fact swamp..
to make rules respecting filing notice,
&c., of intention to make final proof
of pre-emption and homestead en-
may purchase materials for boilers without
may suspend work on certain buildings.
to approve plans and estimates before
money is expended on buildings to
to sell certain government lands in Vin-
to withhold from sale the site of old light
station at Nayatt Point..
duties of, relating to Fort Ripley reserva-
tion lands in Minnesota
may lease unproductive public property
to pay debts, collect assets, &c., of Louis-
ville and Portland Canal..
Army by loyal citizens and allowed
by Auditor, &c...
amount received as fines, forfeitures, and
to have surveyed, &c., lands embraced
in Forts Abercrombie, Seward, and
Ransom, in Dakota
but not estimates for reappropria-
in Book of Estimates to include abstracts
from annual reports
to consider and approve estimates of Dis-
trict of Columbia, &c .......341,537, 605
to pay certain judgments of Court of Claims
against District of Columbia.......564, 605
authority of, to employ persons to discover
and collect taxes and money with-
held repealed, &c
to pay certain settlers on military reserva-
tion of Fort Randall for improve-
SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY—
may appoint inspectors of customs at cer-
tain rates of compensation, &c.382, 544, 603
to approve regulations made by Commis-
sioner of Internal Revenue for remis-
sion of taxes on spirits lost by leak-
age when removed for export
for carrying into effect act relating to
bonded warehouses for fruit brandy.
to approve all stamps established for inter-
nal-revenue use by the Commissioner.
may remit tax on notes, &c., of mining and
other companies used for circulation
prior to November, 1873.
may unite duties of internal-revenue store-
keeper and gauger in one officer on
recommendation of Commissioner...
duties of, in relation to bonds of collectors
of internal revenue..
to direct printing of national notes on dis-
tinctive paper adopted by him.....
to have three plate printings on bonds,
notes, &c., one to be done by bank-
note companies or engravers...
what force to appoint for carrying out pro-
visions for redemption of national-
to approve regulations made by Commis-
sioner of Internal Revenue respecting
returns to be made by persons liable
may approve sale or lease of real estate by
Commissioner of Internal Revenue ..
exemption of distillers of thirty gallons
or less from certain obligations....
to approve stamps issued for restamping
packages of liquors, tobacco, &c.,
where originals are destroyed.
to issue silver in exchange for legal-tender
may in certain cases make reimbursements
to owners of distilleries which have
been seized and destroyed, &c
may make regulations as to refund of taxes
assessed on distillers on account of
grain, &c., found in excess of capac-
ity of distillery
to prescribe stamps for foreign liquors
placed in public stores..
to approve regulations for transferring im-
ported cuttings of tobacco, &c., to
factory without payment of tax.....
duties of, in relation to drawbacks on ex-
ported tobacco, snuff, and cigars....
in relation to drawbacks on fermented
liquors, medicines, perfumery, cards,
duties of, under act in relation to... 62, 363, 600
may accept and pay volunteer crews.... 63
may prepare and give medals of honor .63, 366
may make regulations
may constitute superintendents of mints
and assayers of assay offices as assist-
ant treasurers to receive gold on de-
posit and to issue certificates
may dispose of condemned articles
may remit or mitigate penalties incur-
collectors to transmit to, reports of acci-
to discontinue depositories at Buffalo, New
York, Santa Fé, and Pittsburgh..
may transfer to assistant treasurer at New
York from bullion fund gold bars for
redemption of coin certificates or in
exchange for gold coin...
may use coin certificates to pay depositors
of bullion at mints and assay offices.
may designate one of two deputy commis-
sioners of internal revenue to be first
appointment of special agents for internal-
dents to and probable loss of vessels. 63
other duties of, in relation to
to require Pacific Railroad Company to pay
to United States percentage on net
other duties of, in relation to the Pacific
in refunding customs duties, power re-
decisions of, as to customs duties not to
be reversed or modified adversely to
United States, except, &c...
may decline to acquiesce in decisions of
SECRETARY OF WAR-Continued.
to appoint seventy additional clerks for
Surgeon-General's Office, to be em-
ployed on pension cases...
may detail twenty enlisted men for Sur-
and ten for office of Chief of Ordnance
to appoint hospital stewards...
in making reductions to retain enlisted
men and discharged soldiers....
to place enlisted men so as to entitle
them to promotion.
prohibited from paying additional compen-
to reduce number of temporary clerks....
may furnish arms and ammunition to de-
partments to protect public property.
to take possession, manage, and keep in re-
pair Louisville and Portland Canal.
may make rules respecting bids for con-
tracts, require bonds of bidders, &c.
to establish a military post at or near Mus-
selshell River, in Montana...
to sell Fort Logan reservation.
in contracts for public improvements to
give preference to materials of domes-
tic manufacture, and all labor thereon
to be done in United States..
to cause sunken vessels obstructing navi-
gation to be removed, &c
to make frequent inquiries as to necessity,
economy, &c., of disbursements by
officers of Army, and report thereon
annually to Congress.
to include in annual estimate an estimate
for National Home for Disabled Vol-
may prescribe regulations as to bonded
warehouses for cleaning and storing
imported rice for exportation...
duties of, in relation to imported merchan-
dise entered for immediate transpor-
tation in bond
with Postmaster-General, to make regula-
tions for payment of duty on books
imported by mail..
may construct and operate telegraph lines
to connect military posts
may grant permits to colleges, &c., though
not incorporated, to withdraw alco-
hol for scientific purposes without
payment of tax
may authorize chief clerk to sign requisi-
tions and other papers in his absence.
chief clerk of; his duties, &c., in case of
may lease water power at Moline..
may sell Pikesville arsenal and grounds or
donate same to Maryland...
may assign a judge-advocate of Army as
professor of law at Military Academy.
any Army officer as professor of law at
to cause military supplies to be made at
to issue arms to Territories and border
examiner of State claims in office of, his
may grant leaves of absence to Army officers
for specified times without deduction
to sell unserviceable ordnance
to cause railway bridge over Saint Mary's
River in Charlton County, Georgia,
to be altered if navigation is ob-
of merchandise entered in violation of laws
in regard to invoices; how made, and
SENATE (See Congress),
presiding officer of, may administer oaths
to Senators, officers, and witnesses..
Secretary of, and chief clerk may admin-
ister oaths to officers and witnesses..
members of, and Secretary may send and
receive public documents, &c., free by
154, 288, 453
monuments to be erected to deceased mem-
bers interred in Congressional Ceme-
Sergeant-at-Arms to receive no fees
Secretary of, to furnish certain documents
to soldiers' homes.
to advertise for proposals for stationery..
opening of proposals and awarding con-
fractional currency redeemed to be com-
puted as part of, and to bear interest.
of the Pacific Railways, provisions con-
to notify sureties on postmasters' bonds and
Postmaster-General when deficiencies
in accounts are discovered
how to keep post-office accounts
may be obtained in exchange for lawful
legal tender to amount of $10..
may be transported to applicants free of
counterfeiting coin or bars; how punished.
204 SINKING FUND,
in case of lawful sublettings of mail con-
tracts, copy of contract to be filed
with, and notice given to..
to report annually to Congress, and what
report to show...
to report to Postmaster-General when com-
pensation of postmasters of fourth
class amounts to $1,000..