Annual Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of the Finances, with Appendices

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Oldham County, Texas in 1884 was no place for the timid. Powerful cattle ranchers manipulated the law to their advantage, while thugs like J.W. Cain operated on the fringes of the law for a tidy ... Read full review

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Page 357 - That the deposites of the money of the United States, in places in which the said bank and branches thereof may be established, shall be made in said bank or branches thereof, unless the secretary of the treasury shall at any time otherwise order and direct...
Page 248 - Constitution which we now present, is the result of a spirit of amity and of that mutual deference and concession which the peculiarity of our political situation rendered indispensable.
Page 547 - ... 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 289 - An act for the relief of certain officers and soldiers of the Virginia line and navy, and of the continental army, during the Revolutionary war...
Page 239 - That it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to digest and prepare plans for the improvement and management of the revenue, and for the support of public credit...
Page 547 - States attorney being present) makes and subscribes an oath that he is equitably . entitled to credits which had been, previous to the commencement of the suit, submitted to the accounting officers of the treasury and rejected ; specifying in the affidavit each particular claim so rejected, and that he cannot then safely come to trial.
Page 248 - That it will meet the full and entire approbation of every state is not perhaps to be expected; but each will doubtless consider, that had her interest been alone consulted, the consequences might have been particularly disagreeable or injurious to others; that it is liable to as few exceptions as could reasonably have been expected, we hope and believe; that it may promote the lasting welfare of that country so dear to us all, and secure her freedom and happiness, is our most ardent wish.
Page 391 - And the said banks shall furnish to the Secretary of the Treasury, and to the Treasurer of the United States, a weekly statement of the condition of his account upon their books. And the Secretary of the Treasury shall have the right, by himself, or an agent appointed for that purpose, to inspect such general accounts in the books of the bank, as shall relate to the said statements...
Page 248 - In all our deliberations on this subject we kept steadily in our view, that which appears to us the greatest interest of every true American, the consolidation of our union, in which is involved our prosperity, felicity, safety, perhaps our national existence.

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