Official Register of the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1874

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Page 257 - That when any officer travels under orders, and is not furnished transportation by the Quartermaster's Department, or on a conveyance belonging to or chartered by the United States, or on any railroad on which the troops and supplies of the United States are entitled to be transported free of charge, he shall be allowed eight cents a mile, and no more, for each mile actually traveled under such order, distances to be calculated by the shortest usually traveled route...
Page 257 - ... computing the service increase. Our Retired Officers. Officers of the line, medical and pay corps of the navy retired prior to the passage of the act approved March 3, 1899, continue to receive the same pay on the retired list that they received before the passage of said act. Those retired subsequently receive 75 per cent, of pay (salary and increase) of their rank. The monthly commutation allowance for quarters of the admiral of the navy is fixed by the law at $125.
Page 196 - Regis River, New York, to include Grassy Island light-house, Detroit River, Michigan, and embraces all the aids to navigation on the American shores of Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, and river Saint Lawrence.
Page 20 - Memorandum of an arbitration for the settlement of the claims of citizens of the United States, or of their heirs, against the Government of Spain for wrongs and injuries committed against their persons and property, or against the persons and property of citizens of whom the said heirs are the legal representatives...

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