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

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Page 18 - In witness whereof the Said William Hauser, Emanuel Hauser, Elisha Harper & his wife Mary & Alexander Hauser have hereunto Set their hands and affixed their Seals the day and year first above written.
Page 30 - ... thereupon. Nothing, however, herein contained shall be construed to extend to any incorporated company, where such contract or agreement is made for the general benefit of such incorporation or company, as provided In section 116 of the act of Congress approved March 4, 1909 (35 Stat.
Page 261 - An act further to amend the several acts for the establishment and regulation of the Treasury, War, and Navy Departments.
Page 82 - Surveyor is ordered to measure it, and to put them in possession ; others, after the survey has been made, have neglected to ask the title for the property ; and, as like abuses, continuing for a. longer time, will augment the confusion and disorder which will necessarily result, we declare that no one of those who have obtained the said decrees, notwithstanding, in virtue of them, the survey has taken place, and that they have been put in possession, can be regarded as owners of land until their...
Page 261 - ... unsettled, or on which balances appear to have been due more than three years prior to the thirtieth day of September, then last past...
Page 65 - An act to regulate and fix the compensation of the clerks in the different offices.
Page 82 - ... he is possessor of one hundred head of tame cattle, some horses and sheep, and two slaves to look after them; a proportion which shall always be observed for the grants to be made of greater extent than that declared in the preceding article. 10. AH cattle shall be branded by the proprietors...
Page 82 - Pointe Coupee, with the examination we have made of the reports of the inhabitants assembled, by our order, in each district, having convinced us that the tranquillity of the said inhabitants, and the progress of...
Page 82 - ... 17. In the office of the finances there shall also be a book, numbered, where the titles of concessions shall be recorded; in which, beside the ordinary clauses, mention shall be made of the folio of the book in which they are transcribed. There must also be a note taken in the contadoria (or chamber of accounts) of the army and finances, and that under the penalty of being void. The chamber of accounts shall also have a like book ; and, at the time of taking the note, shall cite the folio of...
Page 80 - ... according to usage, there shall be given a greater quantity in front to compensate it; or, if no other person asks the concession, or to purchase it, it shall be divided equally between the persons nearest to it, that may repair the banks, roads, and bridges, in the manner as before prescribed.

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