Acts Making Appropriations Passed by the First Session: Fiftieth Congress, for the Expenses of the Government During the Fiscal Year 1888-89

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1888 - 359 pages
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Page 266 - An act making appropriations for the sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-five...
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Page 294 - The heads of the Executive Departments, before transmitting their annual reports to Congress, the printing of which is chargeable to this appropriation, shall cause the same to be carefully examined, and shall exclude therefrom all matter, including engravings, maps, drawings, and illustrations, except such as they shall certify in their letters transmitting such reports to be necessary and to relate entirely to the transaction of the public business.
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