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War Friele Board
IS AMENDED DURING THE SECOND SESSION
CONTAINING A REFERENCE TO ALL LAWS OF A GENERAL
TABLE OF CHAPTERS AND SECTIONS.
OFFENSES AGAINST THE EXISTENCE OF THE GOVERNMENT.
Sec. 1. Treason.
6. Seditious conspiracy. 2. Punishment of treason.
7. Recruiting soldiers or sailors to serve against 3. Misprision of treason.
the United States. 4. Inciting or engaging in rebellion or insurrection. ! 8. Enlistment to serve against the United States. 5. Criminal correspondence with foreign govern- |
OFFENSES AGAINST NEUTRALITY.
| Sec. 9. Accepting a foreign commission.
14. Enforcement of foregoing provisions. 10. Enlisting in foreign service.
15. Compelling foreign vessels to depart. 11. Arming vessels against people at peace with 16. Armed vessels to give bond on clearance the United States.
17. Detention by collectors of customs. 12. Augmenting force of foreign vessel of war. 18. Construction of this chapter. 13. Military expeditions against people at peace
with the United States.
OFFENSES AGAINST THE ELECTIVE FRANCHISE AND CIVIL RIGHTS OF CITIZENS.
| Sec. 19. Conspiracy to injure, etc., persons in the exer 24. Officers of Army or Navy prescribing qualificise of civil rights.
cations of voters. 20. Depriving citizens of civil rights under color of 25. Officers, etc., of Army or Navy interfering with State laws.
officers of election, etc. 21. Conspiring to prevent officer from performing 26. Persons disqualified from holding office; when duties.
soldiers, etc., may vote. 22. Unlawful presence of troops at elections. 23. Intimidation of voters by officers, etc., of Army
Sec. 27. Forgery of letters patent.
39. Bribery of United States officer. 28. Forging bids, public records, etc.
40. Unlawfully taking or using papers relating to 29. Forging deeds, powers of attorney, etc.
claims. 30. Having forged papers in possession.
41. Persons interested not to act as agents of the 31. False acknowledgments.
Government. - 32. Falsely pretending to be United States officer. 42. Enticing desertions from the military or naval 33. False personation of holder of public stock.
service. 34. False demand on fraudulent power of attorney. 43. Enticing away workmen. 35. Making or presenting false claims.
44. Injuries to fortifications, harbor defenses, etc. 36. Embezzling arms, stores, etc.
45. Unlawfully entering upon military reservation, 37. Conspiracy to commit offense against the United fort, etc. States; all parties liable for acts of one.
46. Robbery or larceny of personal property of the 38. Delaying or defrauding captor or claimant, etc., United States. of prize property.
| 47. Embezzling, stealing, etc., public property.
Sec. 48. Receivers, etc., of stolen public property. 69. Securing entry of merchandise by false samples, 49. Timber depredations on public lands.
etc. 50. Timber, etc., depredations on Indian and other 70. False certification by consular officer. reservations.
71. Taking seized property from custody of revenue 51. Boxing, etc., timber on public lands for turpen
officer. tine, etc.
72. Forging or altering ship's papers or custom52. Setting fire to timber on public lands.
house documents. 53. Failing to extinguish fires.
73. Forging military bounty-land warrant, etc. 54. Fines to be paid into school fund.
74. Forging, etc., certificate of citizenship. 55. Trespassing on Bull Run National Forest, | 75. Engraving, etc., plate for printing or photoOregon,
graphing, selling, or bringing into United 56. Breaking fence or gate inclosing reserved lands, States, etc., certificate of citizenship.
or driving or permitting live stock to enter 76. False personation, etc., in procuring naturalizaupon.
tion. 57. Injuring or removing posts or monuments. 77. 'Using false certificate of citizenship, or denying 58. Interrupting surveys.
citizenship, etc. 59. Agreement to prevent bids at sale of lands. 78. Using false certificate, etc., as evidence of right 60. Injuries to United States telegraph, etc., lines.
to vote, etc. 61. Counterfeiting weather forecasts.
79. Falsely claiming citizenship. 62. Interfering with employees of Bureau of Animal 80. Taking false oath in naturalization proceedings. Industry.
i 81. Provisions applicable to all courts of naturaliza63. Forgery of certificate of entry.
tion. 64. Concealment or destruction of invoices, etc. 82, Shanghaiing and falsely inducing person intoxi65. Resisting revenue officer; rescuing or destroy- ! cated to go on vessel prohibited. ing seized property, etc.
83. Corporations, etc., not to contribute money for 66. Falsely assuming to be a revenue officer.
political elections, etc. 67. Offering presents to revenue officer.
84. Hunting birds, or taking their eggs from breed68. Admitting merchandise to entry for less than ing grounds, prohibited.
OFFENSES RELATING TO OFFICIAL DUTIES.
Sec. 85. Officer, etc., of the United States guilty of ex- . 107. Inspector of steamboats receiving illegal fees. tortion.
108. Pension agent taking fee, etc. 86. Receipting for larger sums than are paid. 109. Officer not to be interested in claims against the 87. Disbursing officer unlawfully converting, etc., United States. public money.
| 110. Member of Congress, etc., soliciting or accept88. Failure of Treasurer, etc., to safely keep public
ing bribe, etc. money.
111. Offering, etc., Member of Congress bribe, etc. 89. Custodian of public money failing to safely 112. Member of Congress taking consideration for keep, etc.
procuring contract, office, etc.; offering 90. Failure of officer to render accounts, etc.
Member consideration, etc. 91. Failure to deposit as required.
' 113. Member of Congress, etc., taking compensation 92. Provisions of the five preceding sections, to
in matters to which United States is a party. whom applicable.
114. Member of Congress not to be interested in con93. Record evidence of embezzlement.
tract. 94. Prima facie evidence.
115. Officer making contracts with Member of Con95. Evidence of conversion.
gress. 96. Banker, etc., receiving deposit from disbursing 116. Contracts to which two preceding sections do officer.
not apply. 97. Embezzlement by internal-revenue officer, etc. 117. United States officer accepting bribe. 98. Officer contracting beyond specific appropria- 118. Political contributions not to be solicited by tion.
certain officers. 99. Officer of United States court failing to deposit 119. Political contributions not to be received in moneys, etc.
public offices. 100. Receiving loan or deposit from officer of court. 120. Immunity from official proscription. 101. Failure to make returns or reports.
121. Giving money to officials for political purposes 102. Aiding in trading in obscene literature.
prohibited 103. Collecting and disbursing officers forbidden to 122. Penalty for violating provisions of four precedtrade in public property.
ing sections. 104. Certain officers forbidden to purchase, etc., 123. Governmental officer, etc., giving out advance witness, etc., fees.
· information respecting crop reports. 105. Falsely certifying, etc., as to record of deeds, | 124. Government officer, etc., knowingly compiling etc.
or issuing false statistics respecting crops. 106. Other false certificates.
TABLE OF CHAPTERS AND SECTIONS.
. 147. “Obligation or other security of the United 162. Connecting parts of different instruments.
163. Counterfeiting gold or silver coins or bars.
165. Falsifying, mutilating, or lightening coinage.
166. Debasement of coinage by officers of the Mint.
169. Counterfeiting, etc., dies for coins of United
171. Making, importing, or having in possession
or foreign coins.
material for counterfeiting, to be forfeited.
feits, etc.; forfeiture.
174. Circulating bills of expired corporations.
175. Imitating national-bank notes with printed
177. Imitating United States securities or printing
business cards on them.
| 178. Notes of less than one dollar not to be issued.
186. When conveying of letters by private persons . carrier, etc.
199. Deserting the mail.
202, Ferryman delaying the mail.
203. Letters carried in a foreign vessel to be depos-
ited in a post-office.