Compendium of Regulations for the Quartermaster's Department: Published by Authority of the Secretary of War for Use in the Army of the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1898 - 131 pages

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Page 8 - It shall be the duty of the Secretary of War, of the Secretary of the Navy, and of the Secretary of the Interior to cause and require every contract made by them severally on behalf of the Government, or by their officers under them appointed to make such contracts, to be reduced to writing, and signed by the contracting parties, with their names at the end thereof...
Page 10 - No contract or purchase on behalf of the United States shall be made unless the same is authorized by law, or is under an appropriation adequate to its fulfillment. except in the War and Navy Departments, for clothing, subsistence, forage, fuel, quarters or transportation, which, however, shall not exceed the necessities of the current year.
Page 52 - For cloth, woolens, materials, and for the manufacture of clothing for the Army, for issue and for sale at cost price, according to the Army Regulations ; for altering and fitting clothing, and washing and cleaning, when necessary ; for equipage, and for expenses of packing and handling, and similar necessaries; for a suit of citizen's outer clothing, to cost not exceeding ten dollars, to be issued upon release from confinement to each prisoner who has been confined under a court-martial sentence...
Page 24 - When applicable, the following rules for the computation of time in payment for services will be observed: 1. For any full calendar month's service, at a stipulated monthly rate of compensation, payment will be made at such stipulated rate without regard to the number of days in that month.
Page 50 - Department at the several posts and stations, and with the armies in the field; for the horses of the several regiments of cavalry; the batteries of artillery and such companies of infantry and scouts as may be mounted, and for the authorized number of officers...
Page 94 - Public property which has been damaged, except by fair wear and tear, or is unsuitable for the service, before being submitted to an inspector for condemnation, will be examined by a board of survey.
Page 14 - ... in any place or in any manner, except as authorized by law...
Page 10 - Nor shall any department or any officer of the Government accept voluntary service for the Government or employ personal service in excess of that authorized by law, except in cases of sudden emergency involving the loss of human life or the destruction of property.
Page 25 - For commutation of subsistence and for services of persons employed at a per diem rate payment will be made for the actual number of days. 9. When services are rendered from one given date to another the account will state clearly whether both dates are included.
Page 14 - In places, however, where there is no Treasurer or assistant treasurer, the Secretary of the Treasury may, when he deems it essential to the public interest, specially authorize in writing the deposit of such public money in any other public depository, or, in writing, authorize the same to be kept in any other manner, and under such rules and regulations as he may deem most safe and effectual to facilitate the payments to public creditors.

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