Laws of the United States in Relation to the Naval Establishment, and the Marine Corps: Collected and Arranged by Order of the Secretary of the Navy, from the Laws of the United States, to the End of the First Session of the Nineteenth Congress

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Davis & Force, 1826 - Naval law - 198 pages

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Page 42 - No advance of public money shall be made in any case unless authorized by the appropriation concerned, or other law. And in all cases of contracts for the performance of any service, or the delivery of articles of any description, for the use of the United States, payment shall not exceed the value of the service rendered, or of the articles delivered previously to such payment.
Page 144 - ... the States or Territories of The United States, with intent to make such Negro or Mulatto a Slave, or shall, on board any such Ship or Vessel...
Page 110 - That the proceeds of all ships and vessels, and the goods taken on board of them, which shall be adjudged good prize, shall, when of equal or superior force to the vessel or vessels making the capture, be the sole property of the captors; and when of inferior force, shall be divided equally between the United States and the officers and men making the capture.
Page 124 - States, die, by reason of any wound received in actual service of the United States, and leave a widow, or, If no widow, a child or children under sixteen years of age, such widow, or, if no widow, such child or children shall be entitled to and receive half the monthly pay...
Page 137 - Act for the relief of sick and disabled seamen,' shall be paid to the Secretary of the Navy, the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of War for the time being, who are hereby appointed a Board of Commissioners, by the name and style of Commissioners of Navy Hospitals...
Page 77 - The naval force to be maintained upon the American lakes by His Majesty and the Government of the United States shall henceforth be confined to the following vessels on each side, that is — "On Lake Ontario, to one vessel, not exceeding one hundred tons burden, and armed with one eighteen-pound cannon. "On the upper lakes, to two vessels, not exceeding like burden each, and armed with like force.
Page 198 - ... with intent to make such negro or mulatto a slave, or shall land or deliver on shore from on board any such ship or vessel any such negro or mulatto, with intent to make sale of, or having previously sold such negro or mulatto as a slave, such citizen or person shall be adjudged a pirate, and on conviction thereof before the circuit court of the United States for the district wherein he may be brought or found shall suffer death.
Page 183 - States to be manned and employed to cruise on any part of the coast of the United States, or territories thereof, where he may judge attempts will be made to violate the provisions of this act...
Page 170 - ... thousand dollars, one moiety thereof to the use of the United States, and the other moiety to the use of any person or persons who shall sue for and prosecute the same to effect.
Page 13 - Navy ; and, under his superintendence discharges all the ministerial duties of that office relative to the procurement of naval stores and materials, and the construction, armament, equipment, and employment, of vessels of war, as well as other matters connected with the Naval Establishment of the United States.

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