The Accounting System of the United States from 1789 to 1910

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Page 70 - ... shall be deemed guilty of embezzlement, and shall be fined in a sum equal to the amount of the money embezzled, and shall be imprisoned not less than six months nor more than ten years.
Page 41 - ... trial, in possession of vouchers not before in his power to procure, and that he was prevented from exhibiting a claim for such credit at the Treasury by absence from the United States or by some unavoidable accident.
Page 73 - All contracts to be made, by virtue of any law, and requiring the advance of money, or in any manner connected with the settlement of public accounts, shall be deposited promptly in the offices of the Auditors of the Treasury, according to the nature of the contracts: Provided, That this section shall not apply to the existing laws in regard to the contingent funds of Congress.
Page 69 - No person who may hereafter be a collector or holder of public moneys, shall have a seat in either house of the general assembly, or...
Page 34 - March next, all claims and demands whatever, by the United States or against them, and all accounts whatever, in which the United States are concerned, either as debtors or as creditors, shall be settled and adjusted in the treasury department.
Page 29 - ... every such certificate shall be deemed a sufficient voucher for the sum therein expressed to have been expended.
Page 105 - Hereafter, in the settlement of the accounts of deceased officers or enlisted men of the Army, where the amount due the decedent's estate is less than five hundrd dollars and no demand is presented by a duly appointed legal representative of the estate...
Page 76 - An Act making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-six, and for other purposes", approved March 3, 1885 (USC, title 39, sec.
Page 90 - The Auditor for the State and Other Departments shall receive and examine all accounts of salaries and incidental expenses of the office of the Secretary of Labor...
Page 59 - That no person appointed to any office instituted by this act, shall directly or indirectly be concerned or interested in carrying on the business of trade or commerce...

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