The Miscellaneous Documents. The House of Representatives.Second Session of the Forty-Second Congress 1871-'72.In Four Volumes.
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Page 55 - All purchases and contracts for supplies or services, in any of the Departments of the Government, except for personal services, shall be made by advertising a sufficient time previously for proposals respecting the same, when the public exigencies do not require the immediate delivery of the articles, or performance of the service.
Page 208 - He shall ascertain the additional cost which was necessarily incurred by each contractor in the completion of his work by reason of any changes or alterations in the plans and specifications required, and delays in the prosecution of the work occasioned by the government, which were not provided for in the original contract...
Page 405 - ... thereupon. Nothing, however, herein contained shall be construed to extend to any incorporated company, where such contract or agreement is made for the general benefit of such incorporation or company, as provided In section 116 of the act of Congress approved March 4, 1909 (35 Stat.
Page 425 - Excellency the Governor of this State be, and he is hereby, requested to forward a copy of the preceding resolution to each of our Senators and Representatives in the Congress of the United States...
Page 431 - State be requested to transmit a copy of the foregoing resolution, to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress, and to the Governors of the several States.
Page 208 - Government, which were not provided for in the original contract; but no allowance for any advance in the price of labor or material shall be considered unless such advance occurred during the prolonged time for completing the work rendered necessary by the delay resulting from the action of the Government aforesaid, and then only when such advance could not have been avoided by the exercise of ordinary prudence and diligence on the part of the contractor.
Page 4 - Navy to investigate the claims of all contractors for building vessels of war and steam machinery for the same, under contracts made after May 1, 1861, and before January 1, 1864.
Page 378 - It was further provided that there should be reported to Congress a tabular statement of each case, which should contain " the name of the contractor, a description of the work, the contract price, the whole increased cost of the work over the contract price, and the amount of such increased cost caused by the delay and action of the Government as aforesaid, and the amount already paid the contractor over and above the contract price.
Page 75 - That all purchases and contracts for supplies or services in any of the departments of the Government, except for personal services...
Page 73 - I wish we were in a situation favorable to our doing that which is justifiable before God, without any contaminating influence of Gentile amalgamation, laws and traditions, that the people of God might lay the axe to the root of the tree, and every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit might be hewn down.