American Journal of Numismatics, Volumes 49-50 (Google eBook)
American Numismatic and Archaeological Society, 1916 - Numismatics
Vol. 50 (1916) consists of A dictionary of numismatic names, their official and popular designations, by Albert R. Frey.
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Page 12 - That whenever a ribbon issued under the provisions of this Act shall have been lost, destroyed, or rendered unfit for use without fault or neglect on the part of the person to whom it was issued, a new ribbon shall be issued to such person without charge therefor.
Page 37 - They are, under the terms of the act cited, "to be presented to each of the several officers and enlisted men and families of such as may be dead, who, having volunteered and enlisted under the calls of the President for the War with Spain, served beyond the...
Page 16 - Act a rosette or knot, to be worn in lieu of the medal, and a ribbon to be worn with the medal; said rosette or knot and ribbon to be each of a pattern to be prescribed by the President of the United States...
Page 12 - March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, a rosette or knot to be worn in lieu of the medal, and a ribbon to be worn with the medal...
Page 241 - Vattel, whose treatise dominated the philosophy of international law from the middle of the eighteenth century to the end of the First...
Page 5 - British army, on his return from the American lines, in the character of a spy; and, notwithstanding the large bribes offered them for his release, nobly disdaining to sacrifice their country for the sake of gold, secured and conveyed him to the commanding officer of the district, whereby the dangerous and traiterous conspiracy of Benedict Arnold was brought to light, the insidious designs of the enemy baffled, and the United States rescued from impending danger...
Page 166 - Tower, the first time he found it, he spoke these words, per medium eorum, that is, per medium ignis et sulphuris. The other, because these words were thought to be a charm, and that they did bind whatsoever they were written upon, so that a man could not take it away. To this reason I rather incline.
Page 67 - That from and after the passage of this Act the rate of pension for a widow of an officer or enlisted man of the Army, Navy, or Marine Corps of the United States who served in the Civil War, the War with Spain or...