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BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE--continued.
The President is authorized to prescribe, Rev. Statutes . sec. 208 Annually.

from time to time, the rates of tariff's of
fees to be charged for official services,
and to designate what shall be regarded
as official services, besides such as are
expressly declared by law, in the busi.
ness of the several legations, consulates,
and commercial agencies, and to adopt
the same by such ditferences as may be
necessary or proper, to each legation,
consulate, or commercial agency; and it
shall be the duty of all officers and per-
sons connected with such legations, con.
sulates, or commercial agencies to collect
for such official services such, and only
such, fees as may be prescribed for their
respective legations, consulates, and
commercial agencies, and such rates of
tariffs shall be reported annually to Con
gress.
A report as to what portions of the Revolu. Stats. L., . 28. p. 418 No time specified.
tionary archives, except the military
records, now deposited in the State De.
partment are of sufficient importance and
historical valne to publish and the num-
ber of printed volumes they would make
and the reasonable cost of their publica-
tion and editing.

BY THE SECRETARY OF WAR.
A statement of the appropriation of the Rev. Statutes . sec. 228 Annually.

prcceding fiscal year for the Depart-
ment of War, showing the amount appro.
priated under each specific head of appro-
priation, the aniount expended under
each head, and the balance which, on
the 30th day of June preceding such re.
port, remained unexpended. Such re.
ports shall be accompanied by estimates
of the probable demands which may re-
main on each appropriation.
A statement of all contracts for supplies | Rev. Statutes . sec. 229 At the commence- -
or service wbich have been made by

ment of each reg. him or under his direction during the

ular session. year preceding, and also a statement of the expenditure of the moneys appropri. ated for the contingent expenses of the military establishment. Whenever the Secretary of War invites Rev. Statutes . sec. 230 During the session.

proposals for any works or for any ma. terials or labor for any work, he shall report to Congress, at its next session, all bids therefor, with the names of the

bidders. Full statement of all existing facts tend. Rev. Statutes . sec. 231 In connection with ing to show to what extent the general

the reports of excommerce of the country will be pro

aminations and moted by the several works of improve

surveys of rivers ments contemplated by such examina

and harbors here. tions and surveys, to the end that public

after made by moneys shall not be applied excepting

order of Con. where such improvements shall tend to

gress. subserve the general commercial and navigation interests of the United States.

ex Dendring such

Ports shall be

List of reports to be made to Congress by public oficers-Continued.

Officer, and nature of the report.

By what au ! Section When expected to

thority. or page. be made.

BY THE SECRETARY OF WAR-continued.

port.

An abstract of the returns of the adjutant-'Rev. Statutes. sec. 232 On or before the generals of the several States of the

first Monday in militia thereof.

February of each

year.. Directed to forward to Congress, to accom- Stats. L., v. 18. p. 33 With his annual pany his annual report, a report of all in.

report. spections made by the inspection department of the Army as to the necessity, economy, and propriety of all disburse. ments made by disbursing officers of the Army; also, whether the disbursing of ticers of the Army comply with the law in keeping their accounts and making

their deposits. A detailed statement of the work done, Stats L., v. 22. p. 208 In his annual re. the expenditures made, together with such recommendations as may be deemed proper relative to the improvement of the Mississippi River. A report of the number of persoas em. Stats. L., v. 22. p. 239 | Annually. ployed, and the amount paid to each, in

The Signal Office.
A report of the number of persons em- Stats. L., v. 22. p. 240 Annually.

ployed to carry into effect the various
appropriations for rivers and harbors,
fortifications, etc.
A report of purchase of supplies by Quar. Stats. L., v. 23. p. 109 Annually.

termaster-General and the Commissary.
General of Subsistence made by his de.
partment, with the cost price and place
of delivery; also, all purchases and con.
tracts by Quartermaster-General for
horses, mules, and military supplies for

the Army made by his department. A report of the proceedings of the Mis. Stats. L., v. 23. p. 145 Annually.

sissippi River Commission. A report in detail of all work, contracts. Stats. L., v. 23. p. 147 | Annually. expenditures, etc., under the provisions of the river and harbor bill approved July 5, 1884, together with such recommendations as he may deem proper. A report of preliminary examinations and Stats. L., v. 23. p. 154 No time specified. surveys under the provisions of the river Stats. L., v. 24. p. 335 and harbor bill approved July 5, 1884, to Stats. L. v. 25

433 be made to the House of Representatives, Sess. Laws, p. 465 and ordered to be printed when made. ! Ist, 51st.

Stats. L., v. 27.' p. 116 In annual esti. A report of the number of persons em | Stats. L., v. 23. pp.181,411 mates. ployed, and amount paid to each, in the Stats. L., *. 24. pp.193,616 Signal Office.

1 p. 412 A report of the number of skilled drafts. Stats. L. v. 23

In annual esti. men, civil engineers, etc., employed to Stats. L., v. 24. pp.335,617 mates. carry into effect the various appropria. Stats. L., v. 25. p. 28 tions for rivers and harbors, fortifica

pp.252, 293 Annually. tions, and surveys, and amount paid to

pp.510,730 each. A detailed statement of the expenses of Stats. L., v. 27. pp.330,699 Annually

the Board of Managers of the National Stats. L., v. 25. Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. Stats. L., v. 26.

Stats. L., V, 2
Directed to make report of expenditures Stats. L., v. 23.

of money appropriated in river and har Stats. L., V. 24.
bor bill approved August 5, 1886, in
cluding the report of the Mississippi
River Commission; also, a report of all

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List of reports to be made to Congress by public officers--Continued.

Officer, and nature of the report.

By what au

thority.

Section When expected to or page.

be made.

BY THE SECRETARY OF WAR-continued.

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cases in which piers, breakwaters, locks, and dams built by the I'nited States are used by a corporation or individual, etc. A report of the amount realized from the Stats. L., v. 24. p. 556 . No time specified. sale of the United States barracks prop

erty in the city of Newport, Ky., eto Directed to transmit report of Chief of Stats. L., v. 25. p. 124 Annually.

Engineers and subordinate engineers relating to the improvement of rivers and harbors. Directed to transmit reports of Missis. .Stats. L., v. 25. p. 424 On or before the sippi and Missouri River commissions,

first Monday in with an accurate and comprehensive in

December in dex thereof.

each year. A report of the result of his investigation | Stats. L., v. 25. p. 629 No time specified. of the amount due the State of South Carolina for the rent of the Citadel

Academy, at Charleston. Directed to embrace in his estimates of Sess. laws, lst, pp. 319, appropriations for fortifications, from 51st.

320. time to time, the amounts necessary to carry out all contracts inade for twenty. five 8-inch, fifty 10-inch, and twenty-five

12-inch guns.
A statement of the cost of all type and Sess. laws, 1st, p. 320 Annually.

experimental manufacture of guns, and 51st.
other articles, and the average cost of
the several classes of guns, and the
other articles manufactured by the Gov.

ernment.
Report of the disbursements made under Sess. laws, 1st, p. 336 Annually.

the art approved August 19, 1890, enti- 1 51st. tled "An act to establish a national i military park at the battlefield of

Chickamauga." Directed to transmit report of board to Stats. L., v. 27. p. 258 ' No time specified. 'examine as to. most suitable site on Pacitic coast for erection of a plant for finishing and assembling the parts of heavy guns, etc. Report of leases of public property under . Stats. L., v. 27. p. 322 Annually.

act of July 28, 1892. A report of the California Débris Commis. Stats. L., v. 27. p. 508 Each year. sion of its labors and transactions, with plans for the construction, completion, and preservation of the public works,

with estimates, etc. Report of the commission anthorized to Stats. L., v. 28. p. 353 Next session.

survey the canal connecting Lake Erie, and the Ohio River. Report of Mississippi River ('ommission Stats. L., v. 28. p. 358 Next report of on the advisability of effecting a sepa.

Commission. ration between the Mississippi and Red rivers at the prosent junction thereof, etc. An estimate of the cost of widening and Stats. L., v. 28. p. 368 No time specified. deepening stone bridge over Seaconnet

River. A report of the sum of money necessary Stats. L.. v. 28. p. 348 Next session.

to acquire by purchase the locks and dams on the Monongabela River in Pennsylvania belonging to the Monongahela Navigation ('ompany. A report of the Chesapeake and Delaware "Stats. L., v. 28. p. 349 Next session.

Canal Commission as to most feasible route for the construction of said canal.,

List of reports. to be made to Congress by public officers-Continued.

Officer, and nature of the report.

By what au

thority.

Section or page.

When expected

to be made.

BY THE BOARD OF VISITORS TO THE MILI

TARY ACADEMY. It shall be the duty of the Board of Visit. Rev. Statutes . sec.1328 | Within twenty ors to inquire into the actualstate of the

days after the discipline, instruction, police adminis.

meeting of Con. tration, fiscal affairs, and other concerns

gress. of the Academy. The visitors appointed by the President shall report thereon to the Secretary of War, for the informa. tion of Congress, at the commencement of the session next succeeding such examination, and the Senators and Rep. resentatives designated as visitors shall report to Congress, within twenty days after the meeting of the session next succeeding the time of their appoint. ment, their action as such visitors, with their views and recommendations con

cerning the Academy BY THE BOARD OF ORDNANCE AND FORTI

FICATIONS. (Through the Secretary of War.) Report showing the general operations of Stats. L., v. 26. p. 770 On first Monday in the Board and a detailed statement of all

December in each contracts, allotments, and expenditures

year.
made by the Board.
BY THE BOARD OF MANAGERS OF THE NA

TIONAL HOME FOR DISABLED VOLUNTEER
SOLDIERS.
A report of the condition of the National Rev. Statutes . sec. 4834 Annually, on the
Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers.

first Monday of

every January. A report of the result of their inspection Stats. L., v. 25. p. 450 | In annual report.

of State and Territorial Homes.
A report of their doings under the act of Stats. L., v. 28. p. 492 No time specified.

August 23, 1891.
BY THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY.
A report on the subject of finance, con. Rev. Statutes. sec. 257 Annually.
taining estimates of the public revenue
and public expenditures for the fiscal
year then current, and plans for im-
proving and increasing the revenues
from time to time for the purpose of
giving information to Congress in
adopting modes of raising the money
requisito to meet the public expendi-

tures.
A report containing a statement of all Rev. Statutes . sec. 257 Annually.

contracts for supplies or services which
have been made by him or under his di-
rection during tho year preceding, and
also a statement of the expenditure of
the moneys appropriated for the dis-
charge of miscellaneous claims not
otherwise provided for, paid at the

Treasury.
A report of the rules and regulations es. Rev. Statutes . sec. 257 Annually.

tablished by him to secure a just, faith-
ful, and impartial appraisal of all goods,
wares, and merchandise imported into
the United States, the actual value there-
of, and the number of square yards, par-
cels, or other quantities thereof, together
with his reasons for making such rules.
A report containing a full and complete Rev. Statutes . sec. 257 | Annually.
statement in detail of the amounts col.

List of reports to be made to Congress by public officers-Continued.

Officer, and nature of the report.

By what au. | Section
thority.

or page.

When expected to

be made.

BY THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY

continued. lected from seamen and the amounts expended for sick and disabled seamen under the anthority of the laws creating and administering a hospital tax for the benefit of sick and disabled seamen. A statement of the amount of money ex Rev. Statutes . sec. 228 At the commence. pended at each custom-house during the

ment of each reg. preceding fiscal year, and of the number

ular session. of persons employed and the occupation and salary of each person at each customhouse during the same period. A report containing the results of the Rev. Statutes . sec. 259 First Monday in information collected during the preced

January. ing year by the Bureau of Statistics upon the condition of the agriculture, mapu. factures, domestic trade, currency, and banks of the several States and Terri.

tories. Reports which may be made to him by the Rev. Statutes . sec. 260 At the commenceauditors charged with the examination

ment of each reg. of tbe accounts of the Department of

ular session, ac. War and the Department of the Navy,

companying his respectively, showing the application of

annual statethe money appropriated for those De.

ment of the pubpartments for the preceding year.

lic expenditures. An abstract, in tabular form, of the sepa- Rev. Statutes . sec. 261 Annually during rate accounts of moneys received from

December. internal duties, or taxes in each of the respective States, Territories, and col. lection districts required by section 239, to be kept at the Treasury A copy of each of the accounts kept by Rev. Statutes . sec. 262 At the commence. the superintendent of the Treasury

ment of each reg. building of all amounts expended under

ular session. the head of contingent expenses for the several bureaus of the Department of the Treasury and of all amounts paid for furniture and repairs of furniture and of the disposal of old furniture. The Secretary of the Treasury shall cause Rev. Statutes . sec. 263 the annual report of the statistics of commerce and navigation reqnired from the Chief of the Bureau of Statistics to be prepared and printed according to law, and to be submitted to Congress at as early a day in each regular session as practicable, and not later than the first Monday in January. The number and names of the persons Rev. Statutes . sec. 264 Annually. employed during the last preceding tis. cal year upon the Coast Survey and business connected therewith; the amount of compeagation of every kind respectively paid them, for what pur. pose, and the length of time employed; and shall report a full statement of all other expenditures made under the di. rection of the Superintendent of the

Coast Survey. The Secretary of the Treasury from time Rer. Statutes. sec.2949 During the sog. to time shall establish such rules and

sion. regulations, not inconsistent with the laws of the United States, to secure a just, faithful, and impartial appraisal of all merchandise imported into the United States, and just and proper en. tries of such actual market value or wholesale price thereof, and of the

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