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Citation: 13 Stat. 99 1861-1865Content downloaded/printed fromHeinOnline (http://heinonline.org)Sat Mar 12 19:19:15 2011-- Your use of this HeinOnline PDF indicates your acceptanceof HeinOnline's Terms and Conditions of the licenseagreement available at http://heinonline.org/HOL/License-- The search text of this PDF is generated fromuncorrected OCR text.
 
THIRTY-EIGHTH
CONGRES
ss.
I. CL
104v
106.
1864.
99
proof as
atoresaid
of
the
completion
*ofthe
additional
sections
of
the
road
as
aforesaid;
and
upon
the
failure
of
either
company
to
complete
either
section
as
aforesaid, to
be
annually
buik,
the
portion
of
the
land
remaining
uncertified
shall
become
subject
tothe
control
and
disposition of
the
legislature
ofthe
State
of
Iowa,
to
aid
ra
the
completion
of
such
road.SEo.
9.
And
be
it
frther
enacted,
That
all
lands
hereafter
certified
to
Lnds
h
e
-
after
certlied,
to
eitherof the
land-grantrailroads
in
said
state,andlying
opposite
any
be
offered
Ior
sale
completedsection
of
such
road,
shall
be
offered
for
sale
by
the
company
within
three
towhich
they
shall
be
certified
within
three
years
from
the
completion
of
Years,
such
section,
if
then
certified
;
and
if
not,
then
within
three
years
from
the date
of
suchcertificate
at
reasonable
prices;
and
if
not all
soldwithin
that
period then
during
the
fourth
year
all
suchlands
remaining
unsold
When
to
be
shall
be
exposed
topublic
sale,
afterprevious
noticeposted
at
the
county
=e
to
publie
seat
of
the
county
in
which
such
lands
shall
be
situated,
to
the
highest
bidder,
and
in
tracts not
exceeding
one
hundred
andsixty
acres
each.
Apv
vD,
June
2,
1864.
COup.
CIV.-An
Act
to
opam
tMe
*e
es'me.
June
2,
UK4
Be
it
enacted
by
Use
Senate
and
House
of
Rpswzttves
of
te
United
Stats
of
America
in
Congress
assembK
That
Joseph
Henry,
J.
W.
"
The
News-
boys
Home
of
Forney,
Henry
Beard,
Sayles
J.
Bowen,
and
A.
X.
Gangwer,
their
Washington
associates
and
successors,
beingmembers
of
said
society,
by
paying
into
city"
incorpo-
its
treasury
the
sum
of
twodollars
annually,
or
lifemembers,
by
paying
rated.
fifty
dollars
at
one
time,
are
hereby
incorporated
and
made
a
bodypolitic,
by
the
name
of
"The
News-boys'
Home
of
WashingtonCity,"
for
the
purpose
of
providing
lodgings,meals,
and
instruction
tospeh
homless
and
indigent
boys
as
may
pioperly
come
under the
charge
of
such association,
Powem
ofro-
to
provide
for
them
a
suitable
home,-board,
clothing,
and
instruction,
atd
poration.
to
bring
them
underChristianinfluence;
and
by
that
nameshall have
perpetual
succession,
with
power
to
use
a
common
seal,
to
sue
andbe
sued,
to pleadand
be
impleaded
inanycourt
of
competent
jurisdiction
within
theDistrict
of
Columbia,
to
collectsubscriptions,
make
b-aws,
rules, and
regulationsnee4ful
for
the
government
of
saidcorporation not
inconsistent with
the lawi of
the
United
Stat6s;
to
have,
hold,
and
re-
ceive
real
eptate
by
purchase, gift,
or
devise;
to
use,
sell,
or
convey
the
same
forthe
purposes
and
benefit
of
said
corporation,
andto
choose
such
officers
and
teachers
as
may
be
necessary,
prescribe
their
duties,
and
fix
the
rate
of
their
eompensation.;
Sue.
2.
And
be
it
firaer
enacted,
Thatthe
officers
of
said
association
Offier,
e.
shll
consist
of
a
'president,
two vice-presidents,
secretary,
fsirer,
and
a
board
of
managers,
to b
'composed
of
fifteen
members,
the
whole'.to
constitute
an
executive
committee,whose
duty
it
shall
be
to carryinto
ea'ect
the
plans
and
purposes
for
which
said
association
was
formed,
allof
which
ofieers
shall be
elected
on
the
first
Tuesdayin
Febuny
in
each
year
at
theannual
meeting
of
said
association,which
shall
be held
on
said
day;
their
successois
shall
be
elected
and
hold
their
offices
for
the teria
of
dne
year,
and
until
their
successors
shall
bo
duly
eleeted.
Amd
in
case
of
a
vacancy
it
sha
be
filled
by
the other
members
of
the
executive
committee.
Araovzv,
June
2,1864.
O".
OVI.
-
An
dt
to
probide
a
NatiaL
CO
e,
seeed
by
a
Pied
ted
,
June
8,1864.
Statn
Btsds,
and
tP
pv.renju
tae
Uwoulat..
id
Rdmsa
twrev/
M85,
ch.
is,_
0
G,
7.
Be-
it
enacted
by
tde
Siemae
and
House
of
Representaves
of
the
Unsited
ap
84
.
&Sates
of
America
in
UCmgres
asemb4ed,
That
there
shall be
estab-_Cwn
eu-
lishedin
the
treasury
department
a
separath
bureau,
"which
shall
be
ru
b
charged
Withathe
eseentien
of
this
and
all other
laws
that
may
be
passed
by
congress
respecting
thE
issue
andregulation
of
a
nittional
currency
HeinOnline -- 13 Stat. 99 1861-1865
 
100
THIRTY-EIGHTH
CONGRESS.
Szss.
L
CaL
106.1864.
secured
by
United States
bonds.
The
chief
officer
of
the
said
bureau
shall.
Comptroller
df
be
denominated
the
comptroller
of
the
currency, and
shall
be
under the
gen-
the
currency.
eral
direction
of
theSecretary
ofthe
Treasury.
He
shall
be
appointed
Appointment.
by
thePresident,
on
the
recommendation
of
the
Secretary
of
the
Treas-
ury,
by
and with the
advice
and
consent
of
the
Senate, and shall
hold
his
Term
Of
ofie.
office
for
the
term
of
five
years
unless
sooner
removed
by
the'President,
upon
reasons
to
be communicated
by
him
to
the
Senate;
he
shall receive
Salary.
an annual salary
of
five
thousand
dolhrs;
he shall have
a
competent
Deputy
comp-
deputy,
appointed
by
the
secretary,
whose
salary
shall
be
two
thousand
troiler.
five
hundreddollars,and
who
shall
possess
the
powerand
perform
the
duties attached
by
law
to the
office
of
comptroller
during
a
vacancy
in
such
office
and
during
his absence
or inability; he
shall
employ,
from
time to
time,
the
necessary clerks
to
discharge
such
duties
as
he
shall
Clerks.
direct,
which
clerks
shall be
appointed
and
classified
by
the
Secretary
of
the Treasury
in
the
manner
now
provided
by
law.
Within
fifteen
days
Comptroller
to
from
the
time
of
notice
of
his
appointment
the
comptrollershall
take
and
take
oath
within
o
h
what
time.
subscribe
the oath
of
office
prescribed
by
the
constitution
and
laws
of
the
United
States;
and he shall give to
the
United States
a
bond
inthe
pen-
Bond.
alty
of
one
hundred
thousan4 dollars,
with
not
less
than
two
responsible
sureties,
to
be
approved
by
theSecretary of
the
Treasury,
conditioned
for the
faithful
discharge
of the
duties
of
his
office.
The
deputy-oomp-
Oath and
ond
troller
-so
appointedshall
also
take
theoathof
office
prescribed
by
the
of
deputy
comp-cn
troller.
constitution
and
laws
of
the
United States,and
shall,give
a
like
bond
in
Not
to
be
in-
the
penalty
of
fifty
thousand
dollars.
The
comptroller
and
deputy-comp-
terestedin
an'
troller
shall
not,
either
directly orindirectly, be interested
in
any
associa-
banking
assoei-
tion.
tion issuing national
currency
under
the
provisions
of
this act.
Seal
of
cur-
Sio.
2.
And
be
it
further
ensacted,
That
the
comptroller
of
the
cur-
rency
bureau,
rency, with
the
approval
of
the Secretary of
the
Treasury,
shall
devise
a
and
where
to
seal,
with
suitable
inscriptions,
for
his
office,
a
deseription
of
which,
with
be
kept.
a
certificate
of
approval
by*
the Secretary
of
theTreasury,
shall
be
filed
in the
office
ofthe Secretary
of
State
with
an
impression
thereof,
which
shall thereupon
become
the
seal
of
office
of
the
comptroller
of
the
cur-
Ceain
papers
rency,
and
the
same
may be
reneed
whennecessary.
Every
certifi-
under
suei
-at
cats,
assignment,'and
conveyance
executed
by
the
comptroller,
in
pursu.
ance
of
any
authority
conferred
on
him
by
law,
and
sealed with
his seal
of
office,
shall
be
received in
evidence
in all
places
and
courts
whatsoever;
and
all
copies
of
papers
inthe
office
of
the
comptroller,
certified
by
him
andauthenticated
by
the
said
seal,
shall
in
all
eases
be
evidence
equally
Impressionmay
and
in'like manner
as
the
original.
An
impression
of such
seal
directly
be
upon Paper.
on
the
paper
shall
be
as valid as
if
made
on Wax
or
wafer.
Rooms
r
cur-
Szc.
B.
And
be
it
jisther
enac e,
That
there
shall
be
assigned
to
rency
bureau-
the
comptroller
of
the
currency
by
the
Seerdtary
of the Treasury
suit-
able
rooms
in
the
treasury
building for
conducting
the
business
of
the
Fire-proof
carfrency
bureau,
in
which shall
be
safe
and
secure fire-proof
vaults,
in
vaults.
which
it
shall
be
thedutyofthe
comptroller
to
deposit
and
safely
keep
all
the
plates
not
necessarily
in the
possession
of
engravers or
printers,
and
other
valuable
.things
belonging
to
his
department;
and
the
comp-
Furniture,
Uw.
troller
shall
from
time to time furnish
the
necessary
furniture,
stationery,
fuel,
lights,
andother
proper
conveniencies.for
the
transaction
ofthe
said
business.
Term
"United
SzO.
4.
And
be
it
fiunrter
enaeM4
That
the
term "UnitedStates
Sta
Bondat
Bonds,"
as
used
in
this-act,
shall
be
construed
to
mean
all
registered
bonds
to
Include
what.
now
issued,
or
that
may hereafter
be
issued,
onthe faith
of
the
United
States
by
the
Secretary
of
theTreasury
in pursuance
of
law.
Banking
-
Sc.
5.
And
be
itfiwther
exacted,
That
associations for
carrying
on
the
elatios,
how
business
of
banking
may
be
formed
by
anynumberof
persons,
notless
may
be
formed.
in
any
case
than
five,
who
shall
enter
into articles
of
association, which
shall
specify
in
general terms
the
object
for
which
the
asseiation
is formed,
and
may
contain
anyother
provisions,
not
inconsistent
with
the
pro-
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