History of the Government Printing Office, (at Washington, D.C.): With a Brief Record of the Public Printing for a Century, 1789-1881

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Inquirer Printing and Publishing Company, 1881 - Printing - 196 pages
 

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Page 171 - No advertisement, notice, or proposal for any Executive Department of the Government, or for any bureau thereof, or for any office therewith connected, shall be published in any newspaper whatever, except In pursuance of a written authority for such publication from the head of such Department ; and no bill for any such advertising, or publication, shall be paid, unless there be presented, with such bill, a copy of such written authority.
Page 17 - Taylor; to make a pro raía reduction in the compensation allowed, or to refuse the work altogether, should it be inferior to the standard...
Page 10 - For the expenses of firewood, stationery, and printing work, and all other contingent expenses of the two houses of Congress, ten thousand dollars. There was appropriated, in the same law, for like purposes: for the Secretary of State, including the publication of the laws of the first session of the Third Congress, $2,261.67; for the Treasury Department, $4,000; and for the War Department, $800.
Page 179 - An act making appropriations for sundry civil expens.es of the government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1875, and for other purposes...
Page 151 - Institution, three Members of the Senate appointed by the President of the Senate, and three Members of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker...
Page 168 - ... and contracts entered into for the purchase of paper and other materials, and for lithographing and engraving...
Page 176 - ... 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 " an endorsement showing also the name of the department, and, if from a bureau or office, the names of the department and bureau or office, as the case may be, whence transmitted.
Page 172 - Record, and to the same persons, and in the same manner ; that the Public Printer shall employ such person to prepare said index as shall be designated by the Joint Committee on Printing, who shall also fix and regulate the compensation to be paid by the Public Printer for the said work, and direct the form and manner of its publication...
Page 186 - That there be printed three hundred thousand copies of the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the year eighteen hundred and...
Page 174 - Christmas day, or on any day appointed by the President of the United States as a day of public fast or thanksgiving, or on the Fourth of July, in which case the time shall be reckoned exclusive of that day also § 4Q.

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