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Redemption cities, amount of reserve which may be kept therein. (R. S., sec.
Associations failing to make semi-annual return to be assessed. (R. S., sec.
Associations consolidating with others exempt from making deposit. (R. S., sec.
Page. National bank notes, maceration of. Extract from "An act making appropria
tions for sundry civil expenses of the government for the fiscal year end-
211 Circulation of gold-notes. An act to remove the limitation restricting the circula
tion of banking associations issuing notes payable in gold. (Act of Jan. 19,
212 Tax on bank-checks. “An act to amend existing customs and internal-revenue laws, and for other purposes.” (Act of February 8, 1875.).....
212 Revised Statutes. “An act to correct errors and to supply omissions in the Revised Statutes of the United States." (Act of February 18, 1875.)...
213 National-bank examiners. An act to amend section five thousand two hundred
and forty of the Revised Statutes of the United States in relation to compen-
214 Receivers of national banks. An act authorizing the appointment of receivers of national banks and for other purposes. (Act of June 30, 1876.).
215 Bonds, District of Columbia. An act for the government of the District of Columbia and for other purposes. (Act of June 20, 1874.).
219 Bonds, District of Columbia. An act for i he payment of interest on three-sixty
five bonds of the District of Columbia. (Act of February 1, 1875.) ..-. 220 Bonds, District of Columbia. An act to amend an act entitled "An act for the
government of the District of Columbia and for other purposes,” approved
220 Bonds. District of Columbia. An act for the support of the government of the
District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1876, and for other
... 221 Bonds, District of Columbia. Joint resolution directing the Commissioners of the
District of Columbia to pay the interest on the bonds issued in pursuance of
of said Commissioners, and for o her purposes. (Act of March 14, 1876.)... 221 Sinking-fund, District of Columbia. [Public No. 80.] An act providing a per
manent form of government for the District of Columbia. (Act of June 11,
222 Pacific Railroad bonds. An act to aid in the construction of a railroad and tele
graph line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the
223 Pacific Railroad bonds. 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
wilitary, and other purposes," approved July 1, 1862. (Act of July 2, 1864.). 227 Pacific Railroad bonds. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to amend an act
entitled 'An act to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line
July 1, 1862," approved July 2, 1864. (Act of July 3, 1866.).
Union Pacific Railway Company, eastern division, between Denver and tbe
roads to Denver, in the Territory of Colorado. (Act of March 3, 1869.). ... Pacific Railroad bonds. Joint resolution for the protection of the interest of the
United States in the Union Pacific Railroad Company, the Central Pacific
Railroad Company, and for «ther purposes. (Act of April 10, 1869.) ......
tive, and judicial expenses of the government for the year ending June 30,
234 Pacific Railroad bonds. [Public No. 57.] An act to alter and amend the act enti
tled “An act to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from
235 Secretary of the Treasury to withhold payments to certain railroads. (R. S., sec.
LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES
LOANS AND THE CURRENCY,
INCLUDING THE COINAGE ACTS.
CHAP. XVI.-AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MINT AND REGULATING THE April 2, 1792. COINS OF THE UNITED STATES
Vol. 1, p. 246. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, and it is hereby enacted and declared, That a mint for Mint estab: the purpose of a national coinage be, and the same is estab- of government. lished ; to be situate and carried on at the seat of the government of the United States, for the time being: And that for the well conducting of the business of the said mint, there shall be the following officers and persons, namely,– a Director, an Assayer, a Chief Coiner, an Engraver, a Treasurer. SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Director of the Director to em
ploy workmen, mint shall employ as many clerks, workmen, and servants, &c. as he shall from time to time find necessary, subject to the approbation of the President of the United States.
SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That the respective Duty of the functions and duties of the officers above mentioned shall be as follows: The Director of the mint shall have the chief management of the business thereof, and shall superintend all other officers and persons who shall be employed therein. The Assayer shall receive and give receipts for all metals Assayer. which may lawfully be brought to the mint to be coined ; 1794, ch. 4, sec. 2. shall assay all such of them as may require it, and shall deliver them to the Chief Coiver to be coined. The Cbief Chief coiner. Coiner shall cause to be coined all metals which shall be received by him for that purpose, according to such regulations as shall be prescribed by this or any future law. The Engraver shall sink and prepare the necessary dies for Engraver. such coinage, with the proper devices and inscriptions, but it shall be lawful for the functions and duties of Chief Coiner and Engraver to be performed by one person. The Treasurer shall receive from the Chief Coiner all the coins Treasurer.
Act of March 3,