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Utah and Northern Railway Company ........

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Ward, S. G. and G. C., Agents for Baring Brothers & Co....
Wells, W. C., Commissioner of the Circuit Court...
Wetmore, J. H., Paymaster's Clerk .....................
White, B., Commissioner of the Circuit Court........
Winchester, C. and G. C ......

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TABLE OF CASES AND SUBJECTS IN THEIR RESPECTIVE ORDER.

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TIMBER-CULTURE ACT:
In the matter of the right of registers and receivers of district land-offices

to receive a commission of one per centum each on the minimum cash

value of lands entered under the "timber-culture acts"........
BARING BROTHERS & Co.'s :
In the matter of the payment of a registered certificate of stock of the United

States, accompanied by a power of attorney in blank purporting to
make an assignment and authorize a transfer in blank, presented long
after its maturity, and appearing from the records of the Treasury De-

partment to have been paid already ....
WINCAESTER'S:
In the matter of the allowance of a claim against the United States in favor

of a firm, one member of which is a duly adjudicated bankrupt ....... ANDREWS's APPEAL: In the matter of the right of a subcontractor for carrying mails to receive

payment therefor from the United States...
CLAIMS-ASSIGNMENT:
Construction of section 3477 of the Revised Statutes, in regard to assign-

ments of claims against the United States, and in regard to powers of
attorney, orders, and other authorities for receiving payment of such
claims

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CONNOLLY'S:
In the matter of the compensation of United States district attorneys for

services in making “inquiry and examination" into cases reported for
prosecution by collectors of internal revenue, and for services in rela-

tion to such cases when the parties are prosecuted .................... CAINE'S:

In the matter of the right of a Delegate elected to Congress from a Torri

tory after a term of Congress has commenced, to compensation, when

there has previously been no lawful election at the regular period ..., DETECTION-APPROPRIATION: In the matter of the authority of persons employed under section 3463 of

the Revised Statutes to visit, enter into, and examine distilleries, and

to examine "fruit-distillery papers ” ............. IMPLIED AUTHORITY: • In the matter of the payment of employés from the appropriation made by

the act of August 7, 1882, “for dies, paper, and stamps".. BOND-BEQUEST: In the matter of a bequest of United States bonds to a person“ for her solo

and separate use during her natural life, * * * and after her death”

to parties specified.
MacNEILL'S:
In the matter of the right of a British subject, who is a consular agent of

the United States at Prince Edward Island, to receive compensation for
taking depositions in behalf of the United States under a commission
issued by a court thereof, and for issuing process by virtue of his au-
thority as a provincial justice......

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Page. REBATE: In the matter of the rebate on "original and unbroken factory packages of

smoking and manufactured tobacco and snuff, cigars, cheroots, and

cigarettes", under section 4 of the act of March 3, 1883........
SUPREME COURT CLERK'S:
In the matter of the right of the clerk of the Supreme Court of the United

States to print, at a private printing office, the opinions of the court,
to pay the expenses thereof from the emoluments of his office, and
to collect fees for copies..

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OCHILTREE'S:
In the matter of the duty of the accounting officers of the Treasury De-

partment to withhold the salary of a Representative or Delegate in
Congress “ who is in arrears to the United States”

102 DISTRICT ATTORNEYS' ASSISTANTS': In the matter of allowances to attorneys employed and retained “to assist

the district attorneys" of the United States ...... HOWARD UNIVERSITY : In the matter of the authority to use an appropriation to pay expenses incurred before the passage of the act making it...

116 EXCHANGE PROPERTY: In the matter of the authority of the Chief of Engineers, as Superin

tendent of Public Buildings and Grounds in the District of Columbia,
to furnish the Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries with an old fence,

in exchange for a new one, to be erected by the latter officer........ 119 SPECIAL DISBURSING AGENTS':

In the matter of advances of public moneys to special disbursing agents. 123 LAND-GRANT RAILROAD COMPANY'S: In the matter of the payment of “land-grant” railroad companies for transportation for the Government........

127 AVAILABILITY-APPROPRIATION: In the matter of the availability of appropriations prior to the commence

ment of the fiscal year for the service of which they are made....... 132 SPECIFIC-APPROPRIATION: In the matter of the application of appropriations for specific objects

named under one general head, giving a generic description of their
character

137 SITE: In the matter of the payment of the contract price for a site purchased

for a United States court-house, custom-house, and post-office at Pen-
sacola, Fla........................................................

152 REESIDE'S APPEAL: In the matter of the right of the United States, after payment has been

made to a contractor for a quarter's service in carrying mails, to de-
duct from compensation due him for services thereafter performed
"[1] the price of” trips so paid for as performed, when, in fact, “not
performed; and [2] not exceeding three times the price if the fail-
ure" to perform said trips“ be occasioned by the fault of the con-
tractor or carrier" .......

156 PENSIONERS' BURIAL-EXPENSE: In the matter of the authority of accounting officers to adjust accounts

for expenses incurred for the last sickness and burial of deceased pen-
sioners, under section 4718 of the Revised Statutes.....

185 RAILWAY-COMPENSATION: In the matter of the right of the Utah and Northern Railway Company

to payment for services in carrying mails for the United States ..... 188 247

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PACIFIC RAILROAD:
In the matter of the rights of the Pacific Railroad companies in relation to

compensation for transportation-services rendered for the Govern-
ment ......

214 NEBRASKA FIVE PER CENT.: In the matter of the right of the State of Nebraska to receive five per cent.

on the value at one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre of the estimated
quantity of Indian reservations in that State prior to the extinction of

the Indian occupancy, and sale by authority of law ......
FIVE-YEAR CLAIMS :
In the matter of the authority of the accounting officers of the Treasury

Department to settle and adjust claims “brought before them” more
than five years after the balances of appropriations originally applica-
ble to their payment “have been exhansted or carried to the surplus
fund.” Act of June 14, 1878 (20 Stat., 130).......

252 DECEASED CLAIMANTS: In the matter of the proper mode of paying claims due to estates of persons

who die leaving assets so small as not to justify the expense of admin-
istration ..

255 KEYSER'S: In the matter of the authority of a court of the District of Columbia over a

Treasury draft issued to a deceased person, previously a resident of a
State ........................

........ 261 GEORGIA: In the matter of the right of the United States to apply money appropriated

by Congress to the State of Georgia, by way of set-off against the quota
of direct taxes apportioned to that State by the direct tax act of August
5, 1861...

............ 354 DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS : In the matter of the jurisdiction of the proper accounting officers of the

Treasury Department in the settlement of the accounts of the disburse-
ments made by the Commissioners of the District of Columbia of appro-
priations for expenses of the District ....

388 RAND's: In the matter of the right of Commissioners of the Circuit Courts to payment

of docket fees in criminal cases heard by them respectively............ 393 LER's: In the matter of the right of a party, who furnishes stationery for a collec

tor of internal revenue, to payment therefore by the United States.... 396 STATUTE TIME: In the matter of the authority of the head of a Department to appoint a clerk

in the Department on the sixteenth day of July, 1883, without an ex-
amination ander the act approved January 16, 1883, to regulate and
improve the civil service of the United States....

399 DRAWBACK EXPIRATION : In the matter of the time within which a claim must be presented for draw

back or rebate under the act of March 3, 1883 (22 Stat., 488), “ to reduce
internal revenue taxation, and for other purposes "....

402 WELLS's: In the matter of the right of Commissioners of the Circuit Courts of the

United States, for the Northern District of Alabama, to certain fees.... 403

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