The National Loans of the United States, from July 4, 1776, to June 30, 1880

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Page 170 - ... exempt from the payment of all taxes or duties of the United States, as well as from taxation in any form by or under state, municipal, or local authority...
Page 95 - Domini, eighteen hundred and seventynine, the Secretary of the Treasury shall redeem in coin the United States legal-tender notes then outstanding, on their presentation for redemption at the office of the Assistant Treasurer of the United States, in the City of New York, in sums of not less than fifty dollars.
Page 85 - If the right to impose the tax exists, it is a right which in its nature acknowledges no limits. It may be carried to any extent, within the jurisdiction of the state or corporation which imposes it, which the will of each state and corporation may prescribe.
Page 93 - But none of said interestbearing obligations not already due shall be redeemed or paid before maturity unless at such time United States notes shall be convertible into coin at the option of the holder, or unless at such time bonds of the United States bearing a lower rate of interest than the bonds to be redeemed can be sold at par in coin. And the United States also solemnly pledges its faith to make provision at the earliest practicable period for the redemption of the United States notes in coin.
Page 95 - An act to authorize the refunding of the national debt," with like qualities, privileges, and exemptions, to the extent necessary to carry this act into full effect, and to use the proceeds thereof for the purposes aforesaid. And all provisions of law inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.
Page 97 - ... in denominations of not less than twenty dollars each, corresponding with the denominations of United States notes. The coin deposited for or representing the certificates of deposit shall be retained in the Treasury for the payment of the same on demand. Said certificates shall be receivable for customs, taxes, and all public dues, and when so received may be reissued...
Page 7 - SIR, I have received the letter, which you did me the honor to write to me on the...
Page 93 - ... that the faith of the United States is solemnly pledged to the payment in coin, or its equivalent...
Page 71 - XIII The United States engage, moreover, to assume and pay to the claimants all the amounts now due them, and those hereafter to become due, by reason of the claims already liquidated and decided against the Mexican Republic, under the conventions between the two republics severally concluded on the eleventh day of April, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine...
Page 81 - ... and redeemable at the pleasure of the United States after five years, and payable twenty years from the date thereof: Provided, however, That any notes issued under this act may be paid in coin...

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