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SECTION OF THE REVISED STATUTES RELATING TO THE PACIFIO

RAILROADS.

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Secretary of SEC. 5260. The Secretary of tbe Treasury is directed to Treasury to withhold payments to withhold all payments to any railroad company and its as. certain railroads. 3 March, 1

1873. signs, on account of freights or transportation orer their c. 226, 8.2, 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 which 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.

honsond nature, in force on the 1st day of December, one thousand 23

20 June, 1874, c. eight hundred and seventy-three, as revised and consoli- 9, 281 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 three, any portion of which is embraced in any section of v.J said revision, are hereby repealed, and the section appli- 537. cable thereto shall be in force in lieu thereof; all parts of such acts not contained in such revision, baving been repealed or superseded by subsequent acts, or not being general and permanent in their nature: Provided, That the incorporation into said revision of any general and permanent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 other 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 had 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 Prosecutions forfeitures 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 Acts of limitacivil causes and proceedings, or to the prosecution of of." fenses, or for the recovery of penalties or forfeitures, em

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and classification 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 been made. Arrangoment SEC. 5600. The arrangement and classification of the

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 since Dec. 1, 1873, not affected. 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, c. a 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 bave effect as subsequent statutes, and as repealing any portion of the revision inconsistent therewith.

Approved, June 22, 1874.

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Abrasion

of gold coins of the United States .... 93, 113
Account-
money of the United States expressed

in dollars and units.
statement of the ordinary expense, of
mint ...........................

..... 100, 121
Accounts-

of officers of mints, where adjusted ..
to be kept by treasurer of mint.....
of treasurer with melter and refiner..
of Treasury notes.......

to be kept by United States officers.. 8. 29
of coiner of mint to be settled yearly.

to be examined by superintendent..
of melter and refiner to be settled

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

assay.office to Philadelphia mint to
be adjusted ......

.........
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 ...
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 fo

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....
Aggregate circulation,

ot national banks, limit of............ 194
Alabama Claims-
judgments of Court of Commissioners

of, sale of certain bonds authorized

to pay..........
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
may keep one-half of their reserve
in New York......

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

reserve........................168, 19
Allowances,
for necessary wastage not to exceed,

what amount.....................
Alloy of go'd coins-
composition of, to be reported to Con.

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

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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 ....
in five cent coin, nickel .....

76
charges for copper used for.

silver introduced into ....
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,

183, 194
equalization of ............

195
Appropriations-

for expenses of loan, act June 22, 1860. 27

act December 17, 1860.
act February 8, 1861 ..

33
act March 2, 1€61..
act July 17, 1861.
act August 5, 1861.
act February 25, 1862 .
act July 11, 1862...
act March 3, 1863..
act March 3, 1864 ....
act June 30, 1864...
act March 3, 1865....

73
act July 14, 1870 ....
for payment of Treasury notes ......
for bringing to trial and punishment

persons engaged in counterfeiting
Treasury notes, bonds, and other

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

for duties an amount equal to the

interest on bonds of sinking-fund.
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 ..... ..... 1, 131
for the expenditures of the mints and

assay-offices .....
list of permanent......
of coin to redeem loan of June 14, 1858.
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
coin of United States legal-tender

notes atter 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

85

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Alabot nationsulation ceed $15

.... 112, 123

30

.......... 142, 147

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Assets
of national banks failing to redeem

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

..... 176, 204

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in liquidation, fees and expenses of

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

of bonds .....
of Treasury notes....
sealed with the seal of the Comptroller

of Currency shall be received in
evidence ...........

154
of mortgages, securities, judgments,

or decrees by national banks
contemplating insolvency to be
void..

........ 178, 206
Assistant at mints-

duties of........
oath of .......

91. 111
salary of .....
Assistant treasurers-
at Philadelphia, New York, Boston,

Treasury notes payable by ......
at Saint Louis, demand notes' payable

by.....
to receive deposits and issue certifi-

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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
Assay commissioners-

how appointed ...
to meet annually at the mint in Phila-

delpbia to test weight of coins....
standard weights to be tested by ..... , 123
Assayer of mint

office of, created ..
appointment of.....
to receive ail metals for coinage ......
to deliver all metals for coinage to

chief coiner .........
bond of...

91, 111
salary of ......

2, 92, 111
to assay all metals used in cuinage ..12,

2, 90, 113
to have assistant, when..

12
to report to Treasurer the quality of

bullion assayed ...
expense of converting bullion into

standard metal .....
weight of bullion .....
to assay prepared ingots and transfer

to molter and refiner .........
and give certificate.......
to make report to director of trials of

alloy in cent coin, bronze .........
in five-cent coin, nickel .........
to make trials of weights and propor-

tions of alloy in three-cent coin,
nickel ....

......
to countersign certificates of deposits

of bullion ..................89, 95, 113, 117
shall make assay of samples of bullion 90,113

and determine fitness ............. , 116
shall report to superintendent quality

or fineness of bullion assayed ....
shall return to superintendent bullion

remaining from the operations of
the assay ...........

........... 95. 116
shall verify certain calculations made

by superintendent.....
shall "stamp all bars denoting their

fineness .....
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 ..
business of...
salaries of...
depositors of bullion in, how paid ..

, 122
bars only to be manufactured in.... 1
all bullion received at, when assayed

to he transferred to mint at Phil.

adelphia .................. ....
and silver bullion purchased for
coinage ...

...
duties of officers of, to correspond to

those of officer of mints..
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 Brise City, business of...

.... 103, 125
otticers and clerks at ...

.... 103, 125
salaries of ......

103, 125
oath of .......

103. 125
bond of......

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

90, 113

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to receive from the Secretary of the

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

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

for United States notes......
to deposit bullion with Secretary of

the Treasury and receive certifi.
cates therefor ...

............
may receive United States notes on

deposit as a temporary loan ......
and circulating.notes.....
shall redeem in national currency the

five-cent coin, nickel..
sball redeem in lawful monoy minor

coing ................
at New York, treasurer of assay-office,
wben to be vacated. ......

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salary not to be diminished....
sbali on presentation redeem in coin

United States legal-tender notes,

after January 1, 1879.......
may issue silver coins in redemption

of fractional currency.....
to receive silver dollars on deposit and

issue certificates therefor...
to forward to Treasurer of United

States for redemption defaced or
mutilated circulating-notes of na-

tional banks....
Attorney-General-
to inspect yearly assay of reserve

pieces of coin".......
when to institute necessary proceed-

ings against Union Pacific Rail.
road Company to protect the inter-

ests of the United States .....
and Central Pacific Railroad Com-

pany ......
to enforce the provisions of act of May

7. 1878 ............................

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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 ... 108, 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 redemption of .... 64, 130
Banks-(See National Banks.)
specie-paying, Secretary of the Treas.

m

ury may deposit with ............ 43

ade.............................

90, Ile

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