Old Ocean's Ferry: The Log of the Modern Mariner, the Trans-Atlantic Traveler, and Quaint Facts of Neptune's Realm

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John Colgate Hoyt
Bonnell, Silver, 1900 - 266 pages

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Page 23 - By act of Congress approved March 23, 1888, a fee of one dollar is required to be collected for every citizen's passport. That amount in currency or postal money order should accompany each application. Orders should be payable to the Disbursing Clerk of the Department of State.
Page 22 - States, resided therein, and was a citizen at the time of the applicant's birth. The Department may require that this affidavit be supported by that of one other citizen acquainted with the facts.
Page 17 - Wearing apparel, articles of personal adornment, toilet articles, and similar personal effects of persons arriving in the United States: but this exemption shall include only such articles as were actually owned by them and in their possession abroad at the time of or prior to their departure from a foreign country, and as are necessary and appropriate for the wear and use of such persons...
Page 71 - A gun or other explosive signal fired at intervals of about a minute. Second. Flames on the vessel (as from a burning tar barrel, oil barrel, and so forth). Third. Rockets or shells throwing stars of any color or description, fired one at a time, at short intervals. Fourth. A continuous sounding with any fog-signal apparatus.
Page 57 - A red flag with a black center indicates that a storm of marked violence is expected. The pennants displayed with the flags indicate the direction of the wind: white, westerly (from southwest to north); red, easterly (from northeast to south).
Page 24 - States, and under such rules as the President shall designate and prescribe for and on behalf of the United States; and no other person shall grant, issue, or verify any such passport.
Page 140 - I therefore repeat, that it is absolutely indispensable for the United States to effect a passage from the Mexican Gulf to the Pacific Ocean ; and I am certain that they will do it.
Page 21 - ... and intends to return to the United States with the purpose of residing and performing the duties of citizenship therein.
Page 21 - A person who Is entitled to receive a passport. If temporarily abroad, should apply to the diplomatic representative of the United States In the country where he happens to be. or, In the absence of a diplomatic representative, to the Consul-General of the United States, or, In the absencs of both, to a consul of the United States.
Page 73 - Mexico) must be forwarded, whether any postage is prepaid on them or not. All other mailable matter must be prepaid, at least partially.

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