American Almanac and Treasury of Facts, Statistical, Financial, and Political

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Page 23 - In 1866. Killed In battle, 61,362; Died of wounds, 34,727 ; Died of disease, 183,287; Total died, 279,376; Total deserted, 199,105. Number of soldiers In the Confederate service, who died of wounds or disease, (partial statement,) 133,821. Deserted, (partial statement,) 104,428.
Page 133 - Supreme Court of the United States. * The figures before the names of the Associate Justices indicate the order of their appointment. The numbers following refer to the same numbers in the first column, and Hhow the vacancy filled by each appointment. 1 Resigned. * Retired under act of April 10. 1869. permitting judges of any of the courts of the United States...
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Page 56 - Entered according to act of Congress, in the year , by , in the office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington...
Page 270 - Georgia, Kentucky. Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, and Virginia— 10 States: Burr— Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island -4 States , Blank— Delaware and South Carolina— 2 States.
Page 313 - For every gallon computed at hydrometer proof of spirits of any description (except perfumed spirits) including naphtha or methylic alcohol, purified so as to be potable, and mixtures and preparations containing spirits - 0 10 •(• For every gallon of perfumed spirits - - - 0 16 0' And so in proportion for any less quantity.
Page 72 - State banking association, and also every national banking association, shall pay a like tax of ten per centum on the amount of notes of any person, firm, association other than a national banking association, or of any corporation, State bank, or State banking association, or of any town, city, or municipal corporation, used for circulation and paid out by them.
Page 72 - Every person, firm, association other than national bank associations, and every corporation, State bank, or State banking association, shall pay a tax of 10 per centum on the amount of their own notes used for circulation and paid out by them.
Page 382 - That it shall be lawful to transmit through the mail, free of postage, any letters, packages, or other matters relating exclusively to the business of the Government of the United States: Provided, That every such letter or package to entitle it to pass free shall bear over the words "Official business...

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