THE LAW OF CLAIMS AGAINST GOVERNMENTS INCLUDING THE MODE OF ADJUSTING THEM AND THE PROCEDURE ADOPTED IN THEIR INVESTIGATION.

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1875
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Page 306 - STATE. — The foregoing act having been presented to the President of the United States for his approval, and not having been returned by him to the house of Congress in which it originated within the time prescribed by the Constitution of the United States, has become a law without his approval.] Fob.
Page 362 - Convention to be made public, to the end that the same and every article and clause thereof may be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the United States and the citizens thereof. In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the City of Washington this...
Page 290 - And I further declare and make known that such persons, of suitable condition will be received into the armed service of the United States to garrison forts, positions, stations, and other places and to man vessels of all sorts in said service. And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind and the gracious favor of Almighty God.
Page 317 - Department, involving disputed facts or controverted questions of law, where the amount in controversy exceeds $3,000, or where the decision will affect a class of cases or furnish a precedent for the future action of any Executive Department in the adjustment of a class of cases, or where any authority, right, privilege, or exemption is claimed or denied under the Constitution.
Page 321 - ... of a copy of said judgment, certified by the clerk of the court of claims, and signed by the chief justice, or, in his absence, by the presiding judge of said court 3 Mar., 1863, c.
Page 430 - ... actively engaged in the same war. These cases of breaking the parole are patent acts, and can be visited with the punishment of death; but the pledge does not refer to internal service, such as recruiting or drilling the recruits, fortifying places not besieged, quelling civil commotions, fighting against belligerents unconnected with the paroling belligerents, or to civil or diplomatic service for which the paroled officer may be employed. 131. If the government does not approve of the parole,...
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Page 358 - ... then, and before proceeding to any other business, name some third person to act as an arbitrator or umpire in any case or cases on which they may themselves differ in opinion.
Page 425 - A prisoner of war is a public enemy, armed or attached to the hostile army for active aid, who has falen into the hands of the captor, either fighting or wounded, on the field or in the hospital, by individual surrender or by capitulation.
Page 359 - ... behalf, and to answer claims made upon it, and to represent it generally in all matters connected with the investigation and decision thereof. The...

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