Compilation of Annual [naval] Appropriation Laws from 1883 to 1904, Including Provisions for the Construction of All Vessels of the "new Navy," with Tables Showing Present Naval Strength in Vessels and Personnel, and Amount of Appropriations for the Naval Service (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1916 - 486 pages
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Page 376 - States, either the regular or the volunteer forces, and has been or may be hereafter honorably discharged, shall be admitted to become a citizen of the United States, upon his petition, without any previous declaration of his intention to become such...
Page 328 - Corps fail in his physical examination and be found incapacitated for service by reason of physical disability contracted in the line of duty, he shall be retired with the rank to which his seniority entitled him to be promoted...
Page 405 - For commissions and interest; transportation of funds; exchange; mileage to officers while traveling under orders in the United States. and for actual personal expenses of officers while traveling abroad under orders, and for traveling expenses of civilian employees, and for actual and necessary traveling expenses of midshipmen while proceeding from their homes to the Naval Academy for examination and appointment as midshipmen; for actual traveling expenses of female nurses : actual expenses of officers...
Page 431 - Academy appointed from the United States; but such persons shall not be entitled to appointment to any office or position in the United States Merchant Marine by reason of their graduation from the Merchant Marine Academy.
Page 289 - That the accounting officers of the Treasury are hereby authorized and directed to allow, in the settlement of accounts of disbursing officers involved, payments made under the appropriation "Contingent, Navy...
Page 718 - An Act making appropriations to provide for the expenses of the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, and for other purposes", approved June 26, 1912 (DC Code, sec.
Page 699 - Aeronautics to supervise and direct the scientific study of the problems of flight, with a view to their practical solution, and to determine the problems which should be experimentally attacked, and to discuss their solution and their application to practical questions.
Page 407 - Navy may prescribe; and the Secretary of the JVfii-i/ shall each year, in the annual estimates, report to Congress the number of persons so employed, their duties, and the amount paid to each.
Page 322 - Academy, improvements, repairs, and fixtures; for books, periodicals, maps, models, and drawings; purchase and repair of fire engines ; fire apparatus and plants, machinery ; purchase and maintenance of all horses and horse-drawn vehicles for use at the academy, including the maintenance, operation...
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