United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1910 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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Page 317 - And whenever any officer, seaman, or marine entitled to a pension is admitted to the Naval Home at Philadelphia or to a naval hospital his pension, while he remains there, shall be deducted from his accounts and paid to the Secretary of the Navy for the benefit of the fund from which such home or hospital, respectively, is maintained, and section forty-eight hundred and thirteen of the Revised Statutes of the United States is hereby amended accordingly.
Page 358 - ... designing naval vessels; construction and repair of yard craft, lighters, and barges; wear, tear, and repair of vessels afloat; general care, Increase, and protection of the navy In the line of construction and repair; Incidental expenses for vessels and navy-yards, inspectors...
Page 289 - ... in line of duty, he shall be retired, with the rank to which his seniority entitles him to be promoted...
Page 367 - Improvement of navyyard plants," "Distribution and cost of repair work at navy-yards," and "Maintenance and repair of the fleet," attention is invited to the last annual report of the Chief of the Bureau of Construction and Repair, pages 7 to 12, inclusive, in which these subjects are treated more fully.
Page 14 - March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, making in all, uve hundred thousand dollars, which amount shall be carried to the credit of the permanent naval supply fund, to be used under the direction of the Secretary of the Navy in the purchase of ordinary commercial supplies for the naval service, and to be reimbursed from the proper naval appropriations, whenever the supplies purchased under said fund are issued for use.
Page 151 - I have the honor to submit herewith a report of the operations of this office for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1910. Capt. Edward H. Campbell, US Navy, was relieved by me as Judge-Advocate-General on November 4, 1909. A general r6sum6 of the work of the office follows : GENERAL COURTS-MARTIAL. ChargeĽ and specifications drawn up in the office during the fiscal year.
Page 358 - Estimated amount which will be required for each detailed object of expenditure. Total amount to be appropriated under each head of appropriation.
Page 150 - General; bills and congressional resolutions and inquiries not relating to the personnel and not elsewhere assigned; the searching of titles, purchase, sale, transfer, and other questions affecting lands and buildings pertaining to the Navy; the care and preservation of all muniments of title to land acquired for naval uses; and the correspondence respecting the foregoing duties; and rendering opinion upon any matter or question of law referred to him by the Secretary or Assistant Secretary.
Page 119 - Government property," and shall not be withdrawn or applied, except in consequence of a subsequent appropriation made by law.
Page 331 - Department, for the improvement of the means for navigating safely the vessels of the Navy and of the mercantile marine, by providing, under the authority of the Secretary of the Navy, accurate and cheap nautical charts, sailing directions, navigators, and manuals of instructions for the use of all vessels of the United States, and for the benefit and use of navigators generally.

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