House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volume 7

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Halaman 2 - Our Constitution declares a treaty to be the law of the land. It is [consequently to be regarded in courts of justice as equivalent to an Act of the Legislature, whenever it operates of itself without the aid of any legislative provision.
Halaman 5 - ... over said telegraph line, and transport mails, troops, and munitions of war, supplies, and public stores upon said railroad for the Government, whenever required to do so by any Department thereof, and that the Government shall at all times have the preference in the use of the same for all the purposes aforesaid (at fair and reasonable rates of compensation, not to exceed the amounts paid by private parties for the same kind of service) ; and all compensation for services rendered for the Government...
Halaman 10 - Except as otherwise provided by law, all balances of appropriations contained in the annual appropriation bills and made specifically for the service of any fiscal year, and remaining unexpended at the expiration of such fiscal year, shall only be applied to the payment of expenses properly incurred during that year, or to the fulfillment of contracts properly made within that year ; and balances not needed for such purposes shall be carried to the surplus fund.
Halaman 5 - That the grants aforesaid are made upon condition that said company shall pay said bonds at maturity, and shall keep said railroad and telegraph line in repair and use, and shall at all times transmit dispatches over said telegraph line, and transport mails, troops, and munitions of war, supplies, and public stores upon said railroad for the gov29 ernment, whenever required to do so by any department thereof...
Halaman 5 - California shall be required to complete twenty-five miles of their said road in each year thereafter, and the whole to the State line within four years, and that only one-half of the compensation for services rendered for the Government by said companies shall be required to be applied to the payment of the bonds issued by the Government in aid of the construction of said roads.
Halaman 6 - AND TO SECURE THE REPAYMENT TO THE UNITED STATES, as HEREINAFTER PROVIDED, of the amount of said bonds so issued and delivered to said company, TOGETHER WITH ALL INTEREST THEREON WHICH SHALL HAVE BEEN PAID BY THE UNITED STATES, the issue of said bonds and delivery to the company shall ipso facto constitute a first mortgage on the whole line of the railroad and telegraph, together with the rolling stock, fixtures, and property of every kind and description, and in consideration of which said bonds...
Halaman 24 - That any bridge constructed under this Act and according to its limitations shall be a lawful structure, and shall be recognized and known as a post route, upon which also no higher charge shall be made for the transmission over the same of the mails, the troops, and the munitions of war of the United States, than the rate per mile paid for their transportation over the railroads or public highways leading to said bridge; and the United States shall have the right of way for postal telegraph purposes...
Halaman 56 - Indians as are willing to avail themselves of the privilege, and will locate on the same as a permanent home on the same terms...

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