Decisions of the first comptroller in the department of the treasury of the United States, Volumen4


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Página 559 - No Department of the Government shall expend, in any one fiscal year any sum in excess of appropriations made by Congress for that fiscal year, or involve the Government in any contract for the future payment of money in excess of such appropriations." '•An act making appropriations for the service
Página 283 - 721. The laws of the several States, except where the Constitution, treaties, or statutes of the United States otherwise require or provide, shall be regarded a« rules of decision in trials at common law, in the courts of the United States, in cases where they apply."*
Página 425 - is not necessary even to resort to this principle. Section 1765 of the Revised Statutes expressly denies any such claim by declaring that "no officer in any branch of the public service • * *, whose salary, pay, or emoluments are fixed by law * * *, shall receive any additional pay, extra allowance or compensation in any form whatever,
Página 73 - 3678. All sums appropriated for the various branches of expenditure in the public service shall be applied solely to the objects for which they are respectively made, and for no others. "SEC. 3679. No Department of the Government shall expend, in any
Página 128 - part constructed by the aid of a grant of public land, as " a public highway for the use of the Government of the United States, free from toll or other charge upon the transportation of any property or troop-» of the United States.
Página 610 - upon the evidence, find the facts to be as follows: On the 8th of September, 1882, the Secretary of the Interior issued and delivered to the claimant the following commission : "The United States of America to all to whom these presents shall come, greeting: *' Know ye that, reposing special trust and confidence in the integrity, ability, and discretion of Brig, and Bvt. Maj.
Página 397 - act no officer or clerk shall be appointed, and no person shall be employed to enter or be promoted in either of the said classes now existing, or that may be arranged herennder pursuant to said rules, until he has passed an examination, or is shown to be specially exempted from
Página 313 - in Shields v. Barrow, 17 How., 130, 'they are persons who not only have an interest in the controversy, but an interest of such a nature that a final decree cannot be made without affecting that interest or leaving the controversy in such a condition that its
Página 82 - That in making any reduction of force in any of the Executive Departments, the head of such Department shall retain those, persons who may be equally qualified, who have been honorably discharged from the military or naval service of the United States, and the widows and orphans of deceased soldiers aud sailors.'
Página 22 - the conduct of its officers and clerks, the distribution and performance of its business, and the custody, use, and preservation of the records, papers, and property appertaining to it,

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