United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1910 - United States

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Page 8 - ... to make examinations and surveys for, and to locate and construct, as herein provided, irrigation works for the storage, diversion, and development of waters, including artesian wells, and to report to Congress at the beginning of each regular session as to the results of such examinations and surveys, giving estimates of cost of all contemplated works, the quantity and location of the lands which can be irrigated therefrom, and all facts relative to the practicability of each irrigation project...
Page 1 - ... rendered, the nature of such service, and the time employed, and the particular occasion or cause, in brief, that rendered such service necessary ; and the amount of all former appropriations in each case on hand, either in the Treasury or in the hands of any disbursing officer or agent.
Page 4 - I If war should break out between France and Great Britain during the continuance of the present war between the United States and England, His Majesty and the said United States shall make it a common cause and aid each other mutually with their good offices, their counsels and their forces, according to the exigence of conjunctures, as becomes good and faithful allies.
Page 13 - That no part of this sum shall be applied to the repairs of any wooden ship when the estimated cost of such repairs, to be appraised by a competent board of naval officers, shall exceed twenty per centum of the estimated cost, appraised in like manner, of a new ship of the same size and like material...
Page 4 - IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the great seal of the United States.
Page 23 - Institution, for the annual reports of the National Museum, with general appendixes, and for printing labels and blanks, and for the bulletins...
Page 4 - ... instrument; that he knows the seal of said corporation; that the seal affixed to said instrument is such corporate seal; that it was so affixed by order of the board of directors of said corporation, and that he signed his name thereto by like order.

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