Department of Commerce: Condensed History, Duties, and Practical Operation of the Department and Its Several Bureaus and Offices, Together with Laws Relating Specifically Thereto. July 1, L9l3 (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913 - 211 pages
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Page 70 - Lawrence; comprehending all islands within twenty leagues of any part of the shores of the United States, and lying between lines to be drawn due east from the points where the aforesaid boundaries between Nova Scotia on the one part and East Florida on the other shall respectively touch the Bay of Fundy and the Atlantic ocean, excepting such islands as now are or heretofore have been within the limits of...
Page 209 - ... uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of twenty points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light ten points on each side of the ship, viz. from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on either side...
Page 194 - ... the board of supervising inspectors with the approval of the Secretary of Commerce...
Page 134 - ... thereon any armory, arsenal, fort, fortification, navy yard, customhouse, lighthouse, or other public building, of any kind whatever, until the written opinion of the Attorney General shall be had in favor of the validity of the title, nor until the consent of the legislature of the State in which the land or site may be, to such purchase, has been given.
Page 135 - Courts, shall conform as near as may be, to the practice, pleadings and forms and modes of proceedings existing at the time in like causes in the courts of record of the State, within which such * * * District Courts are held, any rule of court to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 209 - visible" in these rules when applied to lights shall mean visible on a dark night with a clear atmosphere. ARTICLE 1. The rules concerning lights shall be complied with in all weathers from sunset, to sunrise, and during such time no other lights which may be mistaken for the prescribed lights shall be exhibited.
Page 203 - That all pilots in the bays, inlets, rivers, harbors, and ports of the United States shall continue to be regulated in conformity with the existing laws of the States, respectively, wherein such pilots may be, or with such laws as the States may respectively hereafter enact for the purpose, until further legislative provision shall be made by Congress.
Page 141 - Treasury shall cause all unexpended balances of appropriations which shall have remained upon the books of the Treasury for two fiscal years to be carried to the surplus fund and covered into the Treasury...
Page 24 - Labor shall annually, at the close of each fiscal year, make a report in writing to Congress, giving an account of all moneys received and disbursed by him and his...
Page 190 - ... office and one copy shall be delivered to the collector or other chief officer of the customs of the district in which such inspection has been made, who shall keep the same on file in his office.

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