Report Regarding the Publication and Distribution of Public Documents

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1882 - 66 pages
 

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Page 43 - Congress, and fifty copies additional of all documents printed in excess of the usual number, together with fifty copies of each publication issued by any department or bureau of the government, be placed at the disposal of the joint committee on the Library, who shall exchange the same, through the agency of the Smithsonian Institution, for such works published in foreign countries, and especially by foreign governments, as may be deemed by said committee an equivalent; said works to be deposited...
Page 56 - That it shall be lawful to transmit through the mail, free of postage, any letters, packages, or other matters relating exclusively to the business of the Government of the United States: Provided, t That every such letter or package to entitle it to pass free shall bear over the words
Page 44 - Be is further resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate be, and he is hereby authorized and directed to forward copies of this Memorial to the President and the Vice President of the United States...
Page 57 - ... be, and they are hereby, extended to all officers of the United States Government, not including members of Congress, the envelopes of such matter in all cases to bear appropriate indorsements containing the proper designation of the office from which or officer from whom the same is transmitted, with a statement of the penalty for their misuse. And the provisions of said fifth and sixth sections are hereby likewise extended and made applicable to all official...
Page 48 - An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, and for other purposes...
Page 57 - An act establishing post routes, and for other purposes' approved March third, eighteen hundred and *eventy-seven, for the transmission of official mail matter, be, and they are hereby, extended to all officers of the United States Government, not including members of Congress, the envelopes of such matter in all cases...
Page 57 - Senator, Representative, Delegate, Secretary of the Senate, and Clerk of the House shall be written thereon, with the proper designation of the office he holds; and the provisions of this section shall apply to each of the persons named herein until the first day of December following the expiration of their respective terms of office.
Page 47 - ... of every State and Territory, one for the like purpose in the clerk's office of the district court of each judicial district of the United States, except when such offices are located in State or Territorial capitols, and one in the Library of Congress, which copies .shall be certified under the hand of the Commissioner and seal of the Patent Office, and shall not be taken from the depositories for any other purpose than to be used as evidence.
Page 38 - Record, and to the same persons, and in the same manner ; that the Public Printer shall employ such person to prepare said index as shall be designated by the Joint Committee on Printing, who shall also fix and regulate the compensation to be paid by the Public Printer for the said work, and direct the form and manner of its publication...
Page 44 - Knightstown, in Indiana, each, one copy of each of the following documents' The journals of each house of Congress at each and every session; all laws of Congress; the annual messages of the President, with accompanying documents...

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