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Page. Coinage, standard silver dollar authorized. An act to authorize the coinage of

the standard silver dollar, and to restore its legal-tender character. (Act of February 28, 1878.)...

149 Coinage, twenty-cent piece prohibited. [Public No. 51.] An act to probibit the

coinage of the twenty-cent piece of silver. (Act of May 2, 1878.)....... 152 Notes, United States legal-tender. [Public No. 65.] An act to forbid the further

retirement of United States legal-tender notes. (Act of May 31 1878 )..... 152 Mints and assay-offices. An act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to con

stitute superintendents of mints or assayers in assay-offices assistant treasurers of the United States. (Act of June 8, 1878.).

152 National currency. An act to provide a national currency, secured by a pledge of

the United States bonds, and to provide for the circulation and redemption thereof. (Act of June 3, 1864.)

153 National currency. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to provide a national

currency secured by a pledge of United States bonds, and to provide for the circulation and redemption thereof." (Act of March 3, 1865.).

183 National banking associations. An act to prevent loaning money upon United States notes. (Act of February 19, 1869.) ...

183 National banking associations. An act regulating the reports of national banking associations. (Act of March 3, 1869.)

184 National banking associations. An act to require national banks going into liquidation to retire their circulating notes. (Act of July 14, 1870.)..

185 National bank reserves. An act for the better security of bank reserves, and to facilitate bank clearing-house exchanges. (Act of June 8, 1872.)

186 National banking associations. An act to require national banks to restore their

capital when impaired, and to amend the national currency act. March 3, 1873.).

187 Comptroller of the Currency, to make annual report. (R. S., sec. 333.).

188 Circulation, when exempt from taxation. (R. S., sec. 3411.).

188 Tax on notes of persons used for circulation. (R. S., sec. 3412.)..

188 Tax on notes of city or corporation used for circulation. (R. S., sec. 3413.)...... 189 Bank associations to make semi-annual report of circulation. (R. S., sec. 3414.). 189 Penalty for failure to make semi-annual report. (R. S., sec. 3415.)....

189 Banking associations to make return and payment of tax of converted State banks. (R. S., sec. 3416.)...

189 Tax on circulation not to apply to national banks, except. (R. S., sec. 3417.)... 190 National banking associations designated shall be depositaries of public money, except. (R. S., sec. 5153.)..

190 Associations which are governed by chapters 2, 3, and 4. (R. S., sec. 5157.).... 190 United States bonds defined. (R. S., sec. 5158.)

190 United States registered bonds to be deposited before commencing business. (R. S., sec. 5159.)...

190 Bonds to be increased upon increase of capital. (R. S., sec.5160.)

191 Coupon bonds exchangeable for registered bonds. (R. S., sec. 5161.)..

191 United States bonds, how transferable by banking associations. (R. S., sec. 5162.) 191 Annual examination to be made of bonds deposited with United States Treasurer. (R. S., sec. 5166.)..

191 Bonds deposited by associations with Treasurer of the United States held for security of its circulation. (R. S., sec. 5167.) ...

192 Banking associations entitled to circulating notes upon deposit of bonds. (R. S., sec. 5171.)..

193 Form and denomination of circulating notes. (R. S., sec. 5172.)

193 Plates and dies for printing circulating notes, expense of. (R. S., sec. 5173.)... 194 Denomination of notes furnished to banking associations. (R. S., sec. 5175.)... 194 Circulation of certain banks limited. (R. S., sec. 5176.)

194 Aggregate amount of circulating notes. (R. S., sec. 5177.).

194 Apportionment of circulating notes. (R. S., sec. 5178.)

194 Banking associations to receive circulating notes, when. (R. S., sec. 3179.)

195 Procedure in withdrawing excess of circulation. (R. S., sec. 5180.)..

195 Removalof associations from States having excess of circulation. (R. S., sec. 5181.)

196

Page. Circulating notes, when may be issued by associations. (R. Š., sec. 5182.)...... 196 National banking associations prohibited from issuing certain notes. (R. S., sec. 5183.).....

196 Mutilated circulating notes to be replaced. (R. S., sec. 5184.).

196 Organization of associations for issuing gold-notes. (R. S., sec. 5185.).

197 Reserve required on circulation of gold-notes, what amount. (R. S., sec. 5186.).. 197 Banking associations to transact business, where. (R. S., sec. 5190.).

197 Requirements as to lawful money reserve. (R. S., sec. 5191.) ...

197 Redemption cities, amount of reserve which may be kept therein. (R. S., sec. 5192.).

198 United States certificates of deposit, how may be issued. (R. S., sec. 5193.) 198 Limitation upon the issue of certificates of deposit. (R. S., sec. 5194)....... 199 Agents for redemption of circulating notes to be designated. (R. S., sec. 5195.). 199 National banks to receive notes of other national banks. (R. S., sec. 5196.). 199 Circulating notes not to be hypothecated. (R. S., sec. 5203.).

199 Banking associations not to pay out uncurrent loans. (R. S., sec. 5206.).. 200 Associations not to offer or receive United States notes as collateral security. (R. S., sec. 5207.)...

200 Associations to pay duty upon circulation, deposits, and capital stock. (R. S., sec. 5214.)...

200 Associations to make semi-annual return of circulation. (R. S., sec. 5215.)

200 Associations failing to make semi-annual return to be assessed. (R. S., sec. 5216.).....

201 Associations failing to pay the duties imposed, how collected. (R. S., sec. 5217.). 201 Associations paying duties in excess, how refunded. (R. S., sec. 5218.)

201 Associations going into liquidation. (R. S. sec. 5220.)

201 Associations to deposit lawful money to redeem circulation. (R.S., sec. 5222.).. 201 Associations consolidating with others exempt from making deposit. (R. S., sec. 5223.)......

202 Associations to receive reassignment of bonds, when. (R. S., sec. 5224.)

202 Notes of an association closing business, after redemption, to be burned. (R. S., sec. 5225.)...

202 Association failing to redeem its circulating notes, mode of protesting. (R. S., sec. 5226.).

202 Associations failing to redeem, bonds to be forfeited. (R. S., sec. 5227.)....... 203 Associations not to do business after notice of protest. (R. S., sec. 5228.).

203 Bonds of an association forfeited, Comptroller to give notice. (R. S., sec. 5229.).

203 Association refusing to pay its circulating notes, bonds to be sold at public auction. (R. S., sec. 5230.)

204 Bonds of an association may be sold at private sale, when. (R. S. sec. 5231.)... 204 Notes redeemed by the Treasury, disposition to be made of them. (R. S., sec. 5232.)....

204 Notes to be canceled after payment at the Treasury. (R. S., sec. 5233.).

204 Association refusing to pay its circulating notes, receiver to be appointed. (R. S., sec. 5234.)...

204 Dividends by Comptroller, to whom paid. (R.S., sec. 5236.).

205 Injunction upon receivership, how obtained. (R. S., sec. 5237.).

205 Expenses of protest and receivership. (R. S., sec. 5238.)

206 Transfers, assignments, and judgments, when void. (R. S., sec. 5242.).....

206 Associations prohibited fron using the word “national,” when. (R. S., sec. 5243.)...

206 Penalty for unlawfully countersigning notes. (R. S., sec. 5187.)

206 Penalty for imitating national-bank notes. (R. S., sec. 5188.)..

207 Penalty for mutilating national-bank notes. (R. S., sec. 5189.)

207 Penalty for circulating notes of closed associations. (R. S., sec. 5437.) .... 207 National bank currency. An act fixing the amount of United States notes, pro

viding for a redistribution of tbe national-bank currency, and for other purposes. (Act of June 20, 1874.).

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220

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-
ing June 30, 1875, and for other purposes.” (Act of June 23, 1874.).

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,
1875.)....

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-
sation of national-bank examiners. (Act of February 19, 1875.).....

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.) ... 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
June 20, 1874. (Act of February 20, 1875.). ...

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 otber
purposes. (Act of March 3, 1875.)

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
the act of Congress approved June twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-
four, out of any funds in the United States Treasury subject to the requisition

of said Commissioners, and for oi 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 Coluunbia. (Act of June 11,
1878.)....

222 Pacific Railroad bonds. An act to aid in the construction of a railroad and tele

graph live from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the
government the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes.
(Act of July 1, 1862.)

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
Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the government the use of the same for postal,

military, 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
from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the govern-
ment the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes, approved
July 1, 1862," approved July 2, 1864. (Act of July 3, 1866.)..

232 Pacific Railroad bonds. An act to authorize the trausftr of lands granted to the

Union Pacific Railway Company, eastern division, between Denver and tbe
point of its connection with the Union Pacific Railroad, to the Denver Pacific
Railway and Telegraph Company, and to expedite the completion of rail-

roads to Denver, in the Territory of Colorado. (Act of March 3, 1869.)..... 232 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 other purposes. (Act of April 10, 1869.) .... 233 Pacific Railroad bonds. An act making appropriations for the legislative, execu

tive, and judicial expenses of the government for the year ending June 30,
1874, and for other purposes. (Act of March 3, 1873.).

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 live from
the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the government
the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes," approved July
1, 1862; and also to alter and amend the act of Congress approved July 2,
1864, in amendment of the first-named act. (Act of May 7, 1878.).

235 Secretary of the Treasury to withhold payments to certain railroads. (R. S., sec. 5260.)....

242

LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES

RELATING TO

LOANS AND THE CURRENCY,

INCLUDING THE COINAGE AOTS.

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 pational 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 Coiner to be coined. The Chief Chief coiner. Coiner shall cause to be coined all metals which sball be received by him for that purpose, according to such regulations as shall be prescribed by this or any future law. The Engraver sball 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.

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