House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session (Google eBook)

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Page 293 - An act to provide a national currency secured by a pledge of United States bonds, and to provide for the circulation and redemption thereof...
Page 43 - To exercise by its board of directors, or duly authorized officers or agents, subject to law, all such incidental powers as shall be necessary to carry on the business of banking; by discounting and negotiating promissory notes, drafts, bills of exchange, and other evidences of debt...
Page xvii - An act to provide ways and means for the support of the government...
Page 293 - And in lieu of all existing taxes, every association shall pay to the Treasurer of the United States, in the months of January and July, a duty of...
Page 294 - ... inland insurance company, either stock or mutual, under whatever name or style, known or called, in the United States or Territories, whether specially incorporated or existing under general laws, and on all undistributed sums, or sums made or added during the year to their surplus or contingent funds...
Page xxiii - July, 1862, which is to be set apart as a sinking fund, and the interest of which shall in like manner be applied to the purchase or payment of the public debt as the Secretary of the Treasury shall from time to time direct.
Page xvii - In his control or possession, after a distinctive paper has been adopted by the Secretary of the Treasury for the obligations and other securities of the United States, any similar paper adapted to the making of any such obligation or other security, except under the authority of the Secretary of the Treasury or some other proper officer of the United States, shall be fined not more than five thousand dollars, or imprisoned not more than fifteen years, or both.
Page 118 - QUARTERMASTER'S DEPARTMENT. 959. . . .This department provides the quarters and transportation of the army ; storage and transportation for all army supplies ; army clothing ; camp and garrison equipage ; cavalry and artillery horses ; fuel ; forage ; straw, and stationery.
Page xxxvi - March 1, 1864, or any subsequent period, redeemable at the pleasure of the government after any period not less than five years, and payable at "any period not more than forty years from date, in coin...
Page 40 - ... absence or inability. He shall employ, from time to time, the necessary clerks to discharge such duties as he shall direct, which clerks shall be appointed and classified by the Secretary of the Treasury in thé manner now provided by law.

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