Reports from the Court of Claims Submitted to the House of Representatives, Količina 2

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Stran 8 - All bills of credit emitted, moneys borrowed, and debts contracted, by or under the authority of congress, before the assembling of the United States, in pursuance of the present confederation, shall be deemed. and considered as a charge against the United States, for payment and satisfaction whereof, the said United States, and the public faith, are hereby solemnly pledged.
Stran 64 - That in civil cases no writ of subpoena shall issue for witnesses living out of the district in which the court is held at a greater distance than one hundred miles from the place of holding the same without the permission of the trial court being first had upon proper application and cause shown.
Stran 59 - States, not barred by any act of limitation, and which had not been already adjusted," was passed by Congress, after a serious and attentive consideration of the subject. By that law it was provided, " that all claims upon the United States for services or supplies, or for other cause, matter, or thing, furnished or done, previous to the...
Stran 25 - ... the subscriber or subscribers shall be entitled to a certificate, purporting that the United States owe to the holder or holders thereof, his, her, or their assigns, a sum to be expressed therein, equal to...
Stran 34 - General in due time, for failing to take from or deliver at a post office the mail, or any part of it ; for suffering it to be wet, injured, lost, or destroyed ; for carrying it in a place or manner that exposes it to depredation, loss, or injury...
Stran 6 - No. Dollars. This bill entitles the bearer to receive Spanish milled dollars or the value thereof in gold or silver, according to the resolutions of the Congress held at Philadelphia on the Wth day of May, AD 1775.
Stran 34 - ... the mode of conveyance above stipulated ; and that these forfeitures may be increased into penalties of a higher amount, according to the nature or frequency of the failure, and the importance of the mail...
Stran 25 - ... and subject to redemption by payments not exceeding, in one year, on account both of principal and interest...
Stran 10 - ... wounded, his office, rank, department, regiment, company, ship of war, or armed vessel, to which he belonged, his office or rank therein, the nature of his wound, and in what action or engagement he received it.
Stran 34 - To re-imburse the claimants the original cost of their property, and all the expenses they have actually incurred, together with interest on the whole amount, would, I think, be a just and adequate compensation. This, I believe, is the measure of compensation usually made by all belligerent nations, and accepted by all neutral nations, for losses, costs, and damages occasioned by illegal captures.

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