House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volume 8

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Page 171 - that the laws of the several states, except where the Constitution, treaties or statutes of the United States shall otherwise require or provide, shall be regarded as rules of decision in trials at common law in the courts of the United States in cases where they apply.
Page 4 - That our Senators in Congress be instructed, and our Representatives requested^ to use their best exertions to procure the adoption of the measures above named, with.
Page 11 - ... for defraying the expenses of suits in which the United States are concerned, and of prosecutions for...
Page 201 - • An act to provide for obtaining accurate statements of the Foreign Commerce of the United States...
Page 33 - ... houses at navy yards; for taxes on navy yards and public property; for assistance rendered to vessels in distress; for incidental labor at navy yards, not applicable to any other appropriation; for coal and other fuel for...
Page 57 - This agreement witnesseth that the said Major Amos Stickney, for and in behalf of the United States of America, and the said Gleason & Gosnell, for themselves, their heirs, executors, and administrators, have mutually agreed, and by these presents do mutually covenant and agree, to and with each...
Page 2 - Department, therefore, publication of the report at that time would be inconsistent with the public interest The Secretary of War further stated in his answer to the resolution that the report sought by the House, dealing with alleged frauds which Lieutenant Colonel Hitchcock was charged to investigate, contained information which was obtained by Colonel Hitchcock by ex parte inquiries of persons whose statements were without the sanction of an oath, and which the persons implicated...
Page 3 - Be it resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana, That our Senators in Congress be instructed and our Representatives requested to use every reasonable exertion to procure an appropriation during the present session of Congress, for the completion of said harbor.
Page 3 - ... exercise no discretion as to the time in which the matters thus collected shall be promulgated, or in respect to the character of the information obtained, would deprive him at once of the means of performing one of the most salutary duties of his office. An inquiry might be arrested at its first stage, and the officers whose conduct demanded investigation may be enabled to elude or defeat it. To require from the Executive the transfer of this discretion to a coordinate branch of the Government...
Page 5 - That the Governor of this State be, and he is hereby requested to cause a copy of this act, authenticated under the seal of the State, to be furnished to the President of the United States...

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