Annual Report of the Attorney General of the United States

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U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, 1894
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Page xxi - ... upon condition that said company shall pay said bonds at maturity, and shall keep said railroad and telegraph line in repair and use, and shall at all times transmit dispatches over said telegraph line, and transport mails, troops and munitions of war, supplies and public stores upon said railroad for the government, whenever required to do so by any department thereof, and that the government shall at all times have the preference in the use of the same for all the purposes aforesaid (at fair...
Page 171 - An act [to amend an act entitled an act] to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the Government the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes, approved July first, eighteen hundred and sixty-two," approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-four.
Page 2 - An act to provide for the bringing of suits against the government of the United States.
Page 16 - Whoever shall make or cause to be made, or present or cause to be presented, for payment or approval, to or by any person or officer in the civil, military, or naval service of the United States...
Page xxvii - ... been able to move. I am unable to disperse the mob, clear the tracks, or arrest the men who were engaged in the acts named, and believe that no force...
Page 172 - ... per cent per annum payable semiannually on the first days of July and January in each year, and the form of such indenture was approved by such order.
Page xxii - In none of the cases contemplated in this chapter can the private property of the stockholders be levied upon for the payment of corporate debts while corporate property can be found with which to satisfy the same...
Page iv - These papers are docketed under six headings as follows: 1. Suits on transcripts of accounts of defaulting public officers, excepting those of the Post-Office Department, adjusted by the accounting officers of the Treasury Department. 2. Post-office suits, embracing those against officers of the Post-Office Department, and cases of fines, penalties, and forfeitures for violation of postal laws. 3. Suits on custom-house bonds. 4. Suits for recovery of fines, penalties, and forfeitures under the customs-revenue...
Page 18 - That no one of the said judgments shall be paid until the Attorney-General shall have certified to the Secretary of the Treasury that, he has caused to be examined the evidence heretofore presented to the Court of Claims in support of said judgment and such other pertinent evidence as he shall be able to procure as to whether fraud, wrong, or injustice has been done to the United States or whether exorbitant sums have been allowed, and finds upon such evidence no grounds sufficient in his opinion...
Page 91 - These tables embrace respectively — 1. Suits on transcripts of accounts of defaulting public officers, excepting those of the Post-Office Department, adjusted by the accounting officers of the Treasury Department. 2. Post-Office suits, embracing those against officers of the Post-Office Department, and cases of fines, penalties, and forfeitures for violation of the postal laws.

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