Acts passed at the first session of the 1st Congress - 3d session of the 25th Congress, 2d session of the 27th, 1st-2d of the 29th, 1st-2d of the 30th, 1st of the 31st, 1st-3d of the 37th, 2d of the 38th, 1st of the 39th, 2d-3d of the 40th 1st-3d of the 41st, 1st-3d of the 42d, 1st of the 43d (Google eBook)

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Printed by Richard Folwell, 1865 - Law
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Page 123 - That in actions by or against executors, administrators or guardians, in which judgment may be rendered for or against them, neither party shall be allowed to testify against the other, as to any transaction with, or statement by, the testator, intestate or ward, unless called to testify thereto by the opposite party, or required to testify thereto by the court.
Page 92 - An act to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Missouri river to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the government the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes, approved July first, eighteen hundred and sixty-two,' approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-four.
Page 22 - ... shall be fined not more than ten thousand dollars and imprisoned not more than two years; and shall, moreover, be disqualified from holding any office of honor, profit, or trust under the Government of the United States.
Page 125 - Comal, and their associates and successors, be, and they are hereby constituted and declared to be. a body politic and corporate, under the name and style of the Gnadalupe Bridge Company.
Page 86 - 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 17 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of tJie United States of America in Congress assembled, That the...
Page 26 - ... to be audited and allowed by the proper accounting officers of the treasury, a sum exceeding six thousand dollars per year, and at and after that rate for such time as he shall hold the office...
Page 59 - If any person liable to pay any tax neglects or refuses to pay the same after demand, the amount shall be a lien in favor of the United States from the time...
Page 79 - An act for enrolling and calling out the national forces, and for other purposes...
Page 172 - Persons honorably discharged from the military or naval service by reason of disability resulting from wounds or sickness incurred in the line of duty shall be preferred for appointments to civil offices, provided they are found to possess the business capacity necessary for the proper discharge of the duties of such offices.

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