A Synopsis of the Commercial and Revenue System of the United States: As Developed by Instructions and Decisions of the Treasury Department for the Aministration of the Revenue Laws: Accompanied with a Supplement ...
J. & G. S. Gideon, 1847
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abstract accounts of disbursements aforesaid amount appertaining army Attorney audited Auditor's office balances book are recorded book are registered book contains bounty land Bureau relating certificates certificates of registry Chickasaw claimants clerical duties clerks and messengers collectors Commissioner compensation Congress contingent expenses contractors countersigned debit deposited depositories disbursing agents disbursing officers district drafts entries estimates expenditures Fifth Auditor heads of appropriation incidental Indian instructions issued Land Office ledger light-house marine military miscellaneous naval Navy Departments Ordnance paid patents pay warrants Paymaster payment pension Post Office Department postage postmasters proper public lands public money purchase quarter quarterly accounts current quarterly returns Quartermaster receipts received registry reports requisitions respective revenue revision salaries scrip Second Auditor Second Comptroller Secretary settled settlement statement superintendence surveyors Tables of Details thereof thereto Third Auditor transmitted Treasury Department treasury notes United vessels vols vouchers
Page 197 - Army, shall be considered as a common fund for the use and benefit of such of the United States as have become, or shall become members of the confederation or federal alliance of the said States...
Page 49 - ... recorded by the register, and not otherwise; he shall take receipts for all moneys paid by him, and all receipts for moneys received by him shall be endorsed upon warrants signed by the secretary of the treasury, without which warrant, so signed, no acknowledgment for money received into the public treasury shall be valid.
Page 164 - It is proved to the satisfaction of the court that the defendant is, at the time of the trial, in possession of vouchers not before in his power to procure, and that he was prevented from exhibiting a claim for such credit at the Treasury by absence from the United States or by some unavoidable accident.
Page 193 - That there shall be in the said department an inferior officer, to be appointed by the said principal officer, to be employed therein as he shall deem proper, and to be called the chief clerk in the department of war, and who, whenever the said principal officer shall be removed from office by the President of the United States, or in any other case of vacancy, shall, during such vacancy, have the charge and custody of all records, books and papers, appertaining to the said department.
Page 213 - An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands, and to grant preemption rights...
Page 96 - And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the Auditor to receive all public accounts, and after examination to certify the balance, and transmit the accounts with the vouchers and certificate to the Comptroller for his decision thereon...
Page 213 - State has already received, as aforesaid, make 500,000 acres ; the selections in all of the said States to be made within their limits, respectively, in such manner as the Legislatures thereof shall direct, and located in parcels conformably to sectional divisions and subdivisions, of not less than three hundred and twenty acres in any one location...
Page 49 - Treasurer to receive and keep the moneys of the United States, and to disburse the same upon warrants drawn by the Secretary of the Treasury, countersigned by the Comptroller, recorded by the Register, and not otherwise...