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RENT.

The hire or, of rooms as quarters for the families of officers is illegal and
cannot be authorized

REORGANIZATION.

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Publishes act appointing a joint committee, to whom the whole subject-
matter of reform and, of the Army is to be referred. UNE COMMITTEE)______37
REQUISITIONS

Timely, to be made for official postage stamps.
RESOLUTIONS OF CONGRESS. (See ACTS.)

Joint resolution appropriating two hundred dollars to defray expenses of
transferring the remains of Pancoast Loose, a deceased soldier-ap-
proved March 4, 1878.

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(III) 9

Joint resolution providing for issuing aims and ammunition to the Terri-
tory of Idaho, under the act approved July third, eighteen hundred and
seventy-six-approved March 9, 1878

Joint resolution to authorize the Secretary of War to issue certain arms
to the Washington Light Infantry of Charleston, South Carolina-ap-
proved March 9, 1878.

Joint resolution providing for issue of arms to Territories- approved June
7, 1878

(IV) 9

V) 9

(II) 33

Joint resolution granting the use of artillery, tents, and so forth, at the
soldiers' reunion, to be held at Centreville, Iowa-approved June 14, 1878 (I) 48
Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of War to deliver to the city of
Winterset, Madison County, Iowa, four cannon and carriages for the
soldier's monument in said city-approved June 17, 1878.
..(II) 48
Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of War to turn over to the Gov-
ernor of North Carolina such tents, poles, and pins as he may require for
the use of the militia and volunteer organizations of the State at their
summer and fall encampment-approved June 17, 1878..
Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of War to turn over to the Gov-
ernor of Alabama such tents, poles, and pins as he may require for the
use of the volunteers of the State at their summer encampment-ap-
proved June 18, 1878

--(IV) 48

(X) 48
-(XI) 48

Joint resolution authorizing the payments of the accounts of Lieutenant
James T. Leavy, an insane officer-approved June 18, 1878
Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of War to turn over to the Gov-
ernor of West Virginia such tents, poles, and pins as he may require for
the use of the militia and volunteer organizations of the State, at their
summer and fall encampment-approved June 20, 1878.
RETAINED PAY.

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Publishes act making appropriations for payment of, to discharged men.-----37
RETIRED LIST.

Publishes act excepting and relieving Colonel John Pulford from the
operation of the act of Congress entitled "An act for the relief of Gen-
eral Samuel Crawford, and to fix the rank and pay of retired officers of
the Army"

Announces names of officers placed on the, of the Army

Limits the, to four hundred.

(See RETIRED OFFICERS) ---

RETIRED OFFICERS.

-(II) 10

20, 67

(See LONGEVITY PAY)

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States how officers on the, may obtain official postage stamps

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Relates to sales of fuel to, of the Army. (See OPINION)

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RETURNS.

Maps, &c., to be considered as a part of the permanent property of the
posts, and borne on the, as such.

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States what the, transmitted to the office of the Commissary General should
show, in reference to supplies.

31

REVISED STATUTES.

Publishes opinion of the Attorney General as to the operation of section
1170 of the,

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RICHMOND AND DANVILLE RAILROAD COMPANY.

Publishes act making appropriations to pay the treasurer of the, the bal-
ance found due that company for transportation, by the Secretary of
War, &c.

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RIFLES, (Breech-Loading.)

(See SOUTH CAROLINA)

-(V) 9

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Publishes act making appropriations for the removal of snags and other
obstructions from certain,

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SAILORS

(See COLORED SOLDIERS AND, NAVAL SERVICE).

SALARIES.

(See CLERKS)

SECOND LIEUTENANTS.

Shows how vacancies in the grade of, shall be filled

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Two Sergeants of the Signal Corps may, in each year, be appointed to be, ----41
SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY.

Publishes joint resolution authorizing and directing the, to pay, &c., upon
the requisition and under the direction of the Secretary of War, the sum
of $200, or so much thereof as may be necessary, for the purpose of
defraying the expenses of transferring the remains of Pancoast Loose, a
deceased soldier..

SECRETARY OF WAR.

-(III) 9

Publishes joint resolution empowering the, to issue arms and ammunition
to the Territory of Idaho..

Publishes act authorizing and directing the, to audit and pay, &c., William
H. Needham, late Second Lieutenant, 22d Regiment Iowa Infantry, the
amount due for certain services.

-(II) 9.

Publishes joint resolution authorizing the, to issue one hundred and sixty
improved breech-loading rifles to the Washington Light Infantry of
Charleston, South Carolina.

(IV) 9

-(V) 9.

-(I) 16-

Publishes act to authorize the, to prescribe rules and regulations to be
observed in the preparation and submission and opening of bids for con-
tracts under the War Department.
Publishes act to authorize the, to permit the county commissioners of Davis
county, Kansas, in erecting a bridge across the Republican river to con-
struct one abutment of the same upon land included within the military
reservation of Fort Riley

(II) 16.

Publishes act authorizing the, to detail one or more officers to act as secre-
taries of the committee appointed to take into consideration the reorgan-
ization of the Army. (S BOARD).

Publishes act authorizing the, to cause the machine built for testing iron
and steel to be set up and applied to testing iron and steel for all persons
who may desire to use it, upon the payment of a suitable fee for each
test, &c.

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Publishes act directing the, to convey to the Baltimore Dry Dock Company
of Baltimore City certain land belonging to the United States in said
city, known as the Fort McHenry tract..
Publishes joint resolution authorizing the, to furnish four pieces of artil-
lery and such tents, muskets, and blank cartridges as can conveniently
be spared, to be used at the soldier's reunion at Centreville, Iowa-----(I) 48
Publishes act authorizing the, to pay to Henry Plowman the pay and
allowances of a 2d Lieutenant, &c.

--(II) 48.

-(III) 48.

Publishes joint resolution to authorize the, to deliver to the City of Winterset,
Madison county, Iowa, four cannon and carriages for the soldiers' mon-
ument in said city
Publishes joint resolution authorizing the, to turn over to the Governor of
North Carolina such tents, poles, and pins, and camp and garrison
equipage as he may require for the use of the militia and volunteer
organizations of the State at their summer and fall encampment (IV) 48
Publishes act directing the, to issue an honorable discharge to John Eaton,
late a private in company K, 18th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer In-
fantry

----(V) 48
Publishes act authorizing the, to direct the recognition of Alexander
Anderson as a 1st Lieutenant in the 14th Regiment of New York Volun-
teer Cavalry, and his payment, &c

-(VI) 48

(VIII) 48

Publishes act authorizing the, to pay to William W. Speirs, late Assistant
Surgeon, U. S. Army, such additional sum of money, &e
Publishes joint resolution authorizing the, to turn over to the Governor of
Alabama such tents, poles, and pins as he may require for the use of the
volunteers of said State at their summer encampment_-_

-(X) 48.

SECRETARY OF WAR-Continued.

(XII) 48

Publishes act authorizing the, to draw his warrant upon the Secretary of
the Treasury in favor of James B. Eads for the sum of $500,000.
Publishes act authorizing the, to furnish to the Governor of West Virginia,
for the soldiers' union of that State, one or more of the condemned bronze
cannon as may be necessary to make a bronze soldier's statute_____(XIV)
Publishes joint resolution authorizing the, to turn over to the Governor of
West Virginia such tents, poles, and pins as he may require for the use
of the militia and volunteer organizations of the State at their summer
and fall encampment.

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Publishes instructions of the, to the General of the Army relative to the
use of troops to enforce the President's Proclamation in New Mexico_______74
Publishes act authorizing the, to deliver to the Commandant of the U. S.
Military Academy twenty condemned bronze cannon to aid in the erec-
tion of a monument to the memory of General George A. Custer.
Publishes the report of the Board on the establishment of, at military posts,
garrisons, &c

SCHOOLS.

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Authorizes the furnishing of candles, lard or sperm oil, for lighting
evening,

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SIGNAL CORPS.

The uniform and dress of officers of the, to be the same as that for the Chief
Signal Officer, the usual distinction being made for the grades, &c........
SIGNAL SERVICE.
Publishes act making appropriations for the, of the Army
Publishes act making appropriations for the, the enlisted force of which is
to consist of one hundred and fifty sergeants, thirty corporals, and two
hundred and seventy privates. (See PAY, SECOND LIEUTENANTS)–
(See EXTRA DUTY PAY) -

SMITHS' TOOLS.

Provides for the manufacture of, and materials for the Cavalry service by
the Ordnance Department in such quantities as may be required by the
Quartermaster's Department.

SOLDIERS.

(See CERTIFICATES OF MERIT, EXTRA PAY).
Publishes act making appropriations for providing surgical appliances for,
disabled in the military service. (See COLORED SOLDIERS AND SAILORS)....
Payments for services of, will, hereafter, cover both the dates of commence-
ment and expiration of service; discharged by expiration of term of
enlistment can be re-enlisted on the day after their discharge, thus
making their pay continuous_

(See WITNESSES) --

SOLDIERS' REUNION.

Publishes joint resolution granting the use of artillery, tents, muskets, and
blank cartridges at the, Centreville, Iowa.

SOLDIERS' UNION. (West Virginia,)

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(I) 48

Publishes act granting condemned bronze cannon to the,..

_(XIV) 48

SOLICITOR OF THE TREASURY.

Publishes act authorizing the, to cancel certain contracts and sell and lease
certain lands. (See HARPER'S FERRY)----

(II) 39

SOUTH CAROLINA. (State of.)

Publishes joint resolution that one hundred and twenty improved breech-
loading rifles, bayonets, scabbards, and cartridge-boxes be charged to the
State of, on its quota, &c

(V) 9

SPERM OIL.

Authorizes the furnishing of candles, lard or, for lighting evening schools,
post libraries, reading rooms, and chapels

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SPRING.

STAFF.

STAFF CORPS.

The Chief of, may make recommendations to the Secretary of War, of non-
commissioned officers, for advancement to the grade of 2d Lieutenant______37
STAFF DEPARTMENTS.

The firing-pin, in the service rifle and carbine to be removed from the
arms now in service, and none will hereafter be manufactured or supplied.__26
(See GENERAL STAFF)_

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(See TRANSPORTATION)__

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STATIONERY.

(See REGULATIONS).

STATUE.

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Publishes act reappropriating the unexpended balance of the appropriation
for the, of General George H. Thomas, and making it available to finish
the pedestal and,--.

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STATUTES.

(See REVISED STATUTES).

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ST. LOUIS DEPOT.

The Cavalry Recruiting Depot to be transferred from, to Jefferson Barracks____27

STOVES.

(See ORDNANCE SERGEANTS).

SUBSISTENCE.

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Publishes act making appropriations which may be applied by the Com-
missary General of, prior to the first day of July, 1878, for the purchase
of, supplies intended for the posts supplied through the Upper Missouri
and for other distant posts..

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Relates to the responsibility for and care and protection of, supplies
Publishes act making appropriations for commutation of, to discharged
soldiers. (See SUBSISTENCE DEPARTMENT).

SUBSISTENCE DEPARTMENT.

Publishes act making appropriations for the, for the fiscal year ending
June 30, 1879_.

To furnish candles, lard or sperm oil, for lighting evening schools, post
libraries, reading-rooms, and chapels.

SUPERINTENDENTS (of National Cemeteries.)

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Are not liable to trial by court-martial under the Rules and Articles of
War. (See OPINION)

25

Publishes additional regulations respecting, relative to leave of absence.
(See ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENTS (of National Cemeteries))

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(See CONTRACTS).

Allows the Quartermaster's Department to employ six probationary candi-
dates for appointment as, until all vacancies in the grade of, are filled...

SUPERINTENDENTS. (Recruiting Service.)

Announces detail of officers to serve as,.
Officers relieved from duty as,-----

SUPERNUMERARY OFFICERS.

No, to be attached to any company or corps of the Army.

SUPPLIES.

SUPPLY TABLE.

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43, 63, 70
-43, 63, 70

(I) 39

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(See ALLOWANCES)

8

Publishes, for light batteries and sea-coast forts, for the guidance of officers
in making requisitions for ordnance stores, for the care and preservation
of Artillery, Artillery carriages, &c.

64

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES.

Publishes decision of the, in the case of the United States, appellant, vs.
John T. Morrison.

34

Publishes decision of the, in the case of Bates rs. Clark, arising out of the
seizure of whisky in territory supposed to be Indian country.

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Publishes act making appropriations for the,

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SURGEON GENERAL'S OFFICE.

SURVEYS.

Publishes act making appropriations for continuing in field and office the
geographical, of the territory of the United States west of the one hun-
dredth meridian, &c., and the, of the Northern and Northwestern Lakes
and Mississippi River. For continuing, of Lake Erie, &c.

TELEGRAMS.

Fixes rates of charges for, with certain named telegraph companies-------
TELEGRAPH.

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Publishes act making appropriations for repair and care of the, to connect
the Capitol with the Departments and the Government Printing Office._____41
TELEGRAPH COMPANIES.

Publishes list of, that have filed their acceptances of the provisions of the

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TELEGRAPHING.

(See COLORED SOLDIERS AND SAILORS).

TELEGRAPH LINES.

"TENTS.

Publishes act making appropriations for construction, maintenance, and
repair of military,

(See SOLDIERS' REUNION, ALABAMA, NORTH CAROLINA, WEST VIRGINIA,
WINTERSET, City of)-

TERRITORIAL COURTS.

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Authorizes the furnishing of smoking, as well as chewing, to troops. The
grade and quality to be fixed by the Commissary General of Subsistence 84

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Names the cases requiring the sanction of the Secretary of War for the, at
the expense of the Government, of civilian clerks or other employés of
officers of the Staff Departments.

18

Publishes act making appropriations for deficiencies in, &c., for the fiscal
year ending June 30, 1877

(I)

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(See QUARTERMASTER'S DEPARTMENT)

27

Publishes act making appropriations for the, of the Army

37

Publishes act making appropriations for, of certain officers and agents,
and for balance due to Henry C. Lovell on account of Army, in 1873
(See AccoUNTS, WITNESSES)

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Statement of payments made on account of, when and how made
(See OFFICERS)

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Authorizes, by express on public account, when it can be provided as
cheaply as by ordinary freight lines. (See VOUCHERS, OFFICERS)

TRAVEL-PAY.

Publishes act making appropriations for, to discharged soldiers_---------
TREASURY. (See SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY.)

"TROOPS.

The, not to be used as a posse comitatus or in execution of the civil laws, &c_-_49
Provides for issues of certain canned rations to, traveling upon cars or
transports

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Directs the use of, if necessary, to enforce the President's Proclamation in
New Mexico

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Publishes act making appropriations for refunding to States expenses in-
curred in raising,

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VOUCHERS.

Revives the restriction upon the issue of, for unpaid accounts, prescribed
in G. 0. No. 77, of 1873, A. G. O

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Shows what the, on which payments may be made for express transporta-
tion should set forth...

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WAGON-BRIDGE.

Publishes act making appropriations to aid in the construction and comple-
tion of a, &c., across the Mississippi River at or near Fort Snelling--------41
WAGON-ROAD.

Publishes act making appropriations for constructing a military, from Ojo
Caliente to Fort Wingate, N. M., and from an eligible point on the Den-
ver and Rio Grande Railroad to Parrott City, Colorado_

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