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SECTION OF THE REVISED STATUTES RELATING TO THE PACIFIC

RAILROADS.

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certain railroads.

Secretary of SEC. 5260. The Secretary of the Treasury is directed to
Treasury to with.
hold payments to withhold all payments to any railroad company and its as.
3 March, 1873,

signs, on account of freights or transportation orer their 6. 226.8. vol. 17, respective roads of any kind, to the amount of payments ante, p. 234.

made by the United States for interest upon bonds of the
United States issued to any such company, and wbich shall
not have been re-imbursed, together with the five per centum
of net earnings due and unapplied, as provided by law.

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REPEAL PROVISIONS OF THE REVISED STATUTES.

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SEC. 5595. The foregoing seventy-three titles embrace the What Revised statutes of the United States general and permanent in their brace. nature, in force on the 1st day of December, one thousand 230 June, 1874, C. eight hundred and seventy-three, as revised and consoli- , 28 Dec., 1874, c. dated by commissioners appointed under an act of Congress, and the same shall be designated and cited, as The Revised Statutes of the United States.

SEC. 5596. All acts of Congress passed prior to said first Repeal of acts day of December one thousand eight hundred and seventy-vision. three, any portion of which is embraced in any section of Forted States said revision, are hereby repealed, and the section appli- 537. cable thereto shall be in force in lieu thereof; all parts of such acts not contained in such revision, having been repealed or superseded by subsequent acts, or not being general and permanent in their nature: Provided, That the incorporation into said revision of any general and permanent provision, taken from an act making appropriations, or from an act containing otber provisions of a private, local, or temporary character, shall not repeal, or in any way affect any appropriation, or any provision of a private, local or temporary character, contained in any of said acts, but the same shall remain in force; and all acts of Congress passed prior to said last-named day po part of which are embraced in said revision, shall not be affected or changed by its enactment.

SEC. 5597. The repeal of the several acts embraced in said Accrued rights revision, shall not affect any act done, or any right accruing or accrued, or any suit or proceeding bad or commenced in any civil cause before the said repeal, but all rights and liabilities under said acts shall continue, and may be enforced in the same manner, as if said repeal had not been made; nor shall said repeal, in any manner affect the right to any office, or change the term or tenure thereof. SEC. 5598. All offenses committed, and all penalties or

and punishforfeitures incurred under any statute embraced in said re- ments. vision prior to said repeal, may be prosecuted and punished in the same manner and with the same effect, as if said repeal had not been made.

SEC. 5599. All acts of limitation, whether applicable to civil causes and proceedings, or to the prosecution of offenses, or for the recovery of penalties or forfeitures, em

reserved.

Prosecutions

Acts of limitation.

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of sections.

braced in said revision and covered by said repeal, shall not be affected thereby, but all suits, proceedings or prosecu. tions, whether civil or criminal, for causes arising, or acts done or committed prior to said repeal, may be commenced and prosecuted within the same time as if said repeal had

not made. Arrangement SEC. 5600. The arrangement and classification of the and classification

several sections of the revision have been made for tbe purpose of a more convenient and orderly arrangement of the same, and therefore no inference or presumption of a legislative construction is to be drawn by reason of the

Title, under which any particular section is placed. Acts passed SEC. 5601. The enactment of the said revision is not to

affect or repeal any act of Congress passed since the 1st day 18 Feb., 1875, c. of December one thousand eight hundred and seventy-three, 84, v. 18, ante, p.

and all acts passed since that date are to have full effect 3 Mar., 1875, 0. 130, s. 9, v. 18. as if passed after the enactment of this revision, and so far

as such acts vary from, or conflict with any provision contained in said revision, they are to have effect as subsequent statutes, and as repealing any portion of the revision inconsistent therewith.

Approved, June 22, 1874.

since Dec. 1, 1873, not affected.

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INDEX.

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Page.
Alloy of silver coins-
to be of copper

.5, 13, 92, 115
Alloy-
of minor coins

93, 115
proportions of, in three-cent coin,
nickel

74
in five cent coin, nickel
charges for copper used for.

15
silver introduced into

15
Alloys,
for minor coinage

..90, 113, 114
Annual statements-
Secretary of the Treasury shall pre-

scribe forms of, to be submitted to
Congress

109
Annual trial-
of gold and silver coins at Philadel.
phia mint

101, 122
of reserve pieces of coin....... 19, 98, 120
Anticipation,
of interest on the public debt

61, 132
Apportionment of circulation-
of national banks

183, 194
equalization of

195
Appropriations-

for expenses of loan, act June 22, 1860.
act December 17, 1860.

28, 29

42, 43

Abrasion

of gold coins of the United States .... 93, 113
Account-
money of the United States expressed
in dollars and units

7
statement of the ordinary expense, of
mint

100, 121
Accounts
of officers of mints, where adjusted

2
to be kept by treasurer of mint.

12
of treasurer with melter and refiner.. 16
of Treasury notes...

30
to be kept by United States officers..
of coiner of mint to be settled yearly. 99, 120

to be examined by superintendent.. 99, 121
of melter and refiner to be settled
yearly....

99, 120
to be examined by superintendent.. 99, 121
of transfers of bullion from New York

assay.office to Philadelphia mint to
be adjusted

102, 124
in public offices and all proceedings in
the courts, how to be kept....

125
Administrators-
of deceased shareholders of national

banks in liquidation may act in
selection of agent

217
Advertisements-

for proposals for loan ..27, 32, 34, 39, 40
of February 8, 1861, may be re-
peated

33
for bidders

29
for metals required for minor coinage
at Philadelphia mint.

96, 117
Advertising-
of bonds authorized by act of July 14,
1870, appropriation for..

83, 131
Agents, national banks-
when and how elected

216
powers and duties of

216
transfer of assets and property to

216
guardians of shareholders of national

banks in liquidation may act for
their wards in selection of...

217
administrators of deceased sharehold.
ers may act in selection of.

217
Aggregate-
of deposits received as a temporary

loan not to exceed $150,000,000.... 65
Aggregate circulation,
of national banks, limit of...

194
Alabama Claims-
judgments of Court of Commissioners
of, sale of certain bonds authorized

142, 147
Albany, N. Y.
national banks organized in, to have

on hand what amount of lawful
money reserve

...168, 197, 208
shall redeem notes in New York.. 168, 199
when, may be redemption agencies.. 168, 199
may keep one-half of their reserve
in New York.

168, 199
balances with banks in, may be part of
reserve....

.168, 198, 208
Allowances-
for necessary wastage not to exceed,
what amount..

16
Alloy of god coins-

composition of, to be reported to Con.
gress

4
to be of silver and copper ........13, 92, 115

30
act February 8, 1861

33
act March 2, 1061.

36
act July 17, 1861.
act August 5, 1861

43
act February 25, 1862

46
act July 11, 1862.

52
act March 3, 1863

60
act March 3, 1864

61
act June 30, 1864.

68
act March 3, 1665

73
act July 14, 1870

83, 131
for payment of Treasury notes

30
for bringing to trial and punishment

persons engaged in counterfeiting
Treasury notes, bonds, and other

securities of the United States ... 52
to be made annually out of receipts

for duties an amount equal to the
interest on bonds of sinking-fund.

85
of one per centum of the amount of

legal-tender notes, fractional cur-
rency, and other securities issued
during each fiscal
year

87, 131
for the issue, reissue, transfer, deliv-

ery, redemption, and destruction
of United States securities, limita-
tion on amount of

87, 131
for the expenditures of the mints and
assay-offices

112, 123
list of permanent.

130
of coin to redeem loan of June 14, 1858. 141
for the payment of salaries of the

judges and other officers of the
Court of Commissioners of Ala-
bama Claims

143
to enable the Secretary of the Treasury

to provide for the redemption in
coiū of United States legal-tender
notes after January 1, 1879

144
for the purchase of silver bullion.

150
for expenses of commissioners to join

the governments of the countries
composing the Latin Union in a
conference to adopt a common
ratio between gold and silver

151
for the maceration of obligations of
the United States..

211
245

to pay

89, 110

or

92, 111

46, 65

Page.
Appropriations-Continued.
for payment of interest on the 3 65

bonds of the District of Columbia 220
Arbitration-
tribunal of, at Genera, money awarded
by, how to be used

107
Assay commissioners-
how appointed

101, 122
to meet annually at the mint in Phila.
delphia to test weight of coins....

101, 122
standard weights to be tested by

102, 123
Assayer of mint-
office of, created

1
appointment of
to receive ail metals for coinage

1
to deliver all metals for coinage to
chief coiner

1
bond of.

.2, 13, 91, 111
salary of

.2, 92, 111
to assay all metals used in cuinage ..12, 90, 113
to have assistant, when.

12
to report to Treasurer the quality of
bullion assayed

15
expense of converting bullion into
standard metal

15
weight of bullion

15
to assay prepared ingots and transfer
to m ter and refiner

16
and give certificate.

16
to make report to director of trials of
alloy in cent coin, bronze

62
in tve-cent coin, nickel

76
to make trials of weigbts and propor-

tions of alloy in three-cent coin,
nickel

74
to countersign certificates of deposits
of bullion

89, 95, 113, 117
shall make assay of samples of bullion 90, 113
and determine fitness

94, 116
shall report to superintendent quality
or fineness of billion assayed

95, 116
shall return to superintendent bullion
remaining from the operations of

95, 116
sball verify certain calculations made
by superintendent

95, 117
shall stamp all bars denoting their
fineness

97, 119
at assay-office at Denver shall dis-

charge the duties of disbursing
agent

104, 125
and Boise City

104, 125
of assay-offices may be constituted as.

sistant treasurers, for what pur-
pose.

152
Assay-offices-(See Mints.)
at New York, officers of, how ap-
pointed

102, 124
business of.

102, 124
salaries of

102, 124
depositors of bullion in, how paid

100, 122
bars only to be manufactured in..

102, 124
all bullion received at, when assayed

to he transferred to mint at Phil.
adelphia

102, 124
and silver bullion purchased for
coinage

102, 124
duties of officers of, to correspond to
those of officers of mints.

103, 124
at Denver, business of'.

103, 125
officers and clerks at

103, 125
salaries of

103, 125
oath of

103, 125
bond of.

103, 125
at Baise City, business of.

103, 125
officers and clerks at

103, 125
salaries of

103, 125
oath of

103, 125
bond of

103, 125
shall be under control of Director of
Mint

104
provisions of law relating to mints
shall apply to

104, 125
assayers of, shall be constituted assist-

ant treasurers, for what purpose.. 152
Assays-
of coin or samples of bullion to be
made.

90, 113

Page.
Asset:-
of national banks failing to redeem

their circnlating-notes, United
States to have priority of lien
on

176, 201
in liquidation, fees and expenses of

receivers to be paid out of... ..... 178, 206
Assignments-
of bonds

.26, 32, 34
of Treasury notes..

29
sealed with the seal of the Comptroller

of Currency shall be received in
evidence

154
of mortgages, securities, judgments,

decrees by national banks
contemplating insolvency to be
void

178, 206
Assistant at mints-
duties of.

12
oath of

91, 111
salary of
Assistant treasurers-
at Philadelphia, New York, Boston,
Treasury notes payable by

33
at Saint Louis, demand notes payable

by.
to receive deposits and issue certifi-

cates therefor
to receive from the Secretary of the

Treasury postage and other stamps
of the United States to be ex.

changed for United States notes.. 53
to receive fractional notes in exchange
for United States notes

56, 128
to deposit bullion with Secretary of

the Treasury and receive certifi.
cates therefor

57, 109
may receive United States notes on
deposit as a temporary loan

65
and circulating notes

65
shall redeem in national currency the

five-cent coin, pickel.
sball redeem in lawful money minor
coins

97, 118
at New York, treasurer of assay-office,
wben to be vacated

106
salary not to be diminished.

106
shali on presentation redeem in coin

United States legal-tender notes,
after January 1, 1879..

144
may issue silver coins in redemption
of fractional currency

143
to receive silver dollars on deposit and
issue certificates therefor

151
to forward to Treasurer of United

States for redemption defaced or
mutilated circulating-notes of na-
tional banks..

209, 211
Attorney-General-
to inspect yearly assay of reserve
pieces of coin

6
when to institute necessary proceed-

ings against Union Pacific Rail.
road Company to protect the inter-
ests of the United States

234
and Central Pacific Railroad Com-
pany

234
to enforce the provisions of act of May
7, 1878

241

the assay

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B.

Baltimore, Md.-
national banks organized in, to have

on hand what amount of lawful.
money reserve.

168, 197, 208
shall redeem notes in New York

169, 199
may keep one-half of reserve in New
York.

168, 199
when may be redemption agencies,

168, 199
balances with banks in, may be part
of reserve.

168, 198, 208
Bank circulation, (See Cireulating Notes.)
interest-bearing Treasury notes, not

legal tender for redemiption of .... 64, 130
Banks—(See National Banks.)
specie-paying. Secretary of the Treas-
ury may deposit with

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