Acts and Resolutions of the United States of America, Passed at the Second Session of the Thirty-Ninth Congress, and at the First Session of the Fortieth Congress; December 3, 1866-March 27, 1867

Acts and Resolutions of the United States of America, Passed at the Second Session of the Thirty-Ninth Congress, and at the First Session of the Fortieth Congress; December 3, 1866-March 27, 1867

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...approved December twentyone, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, as provides that the vice-admiral shall be the ranking ofiicer in the navy of the United States, shall be considered asI having been repealed by the act approved July twenty-five, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, establishing the grade of admiral, who shall be the ranking ofiicer of the navy; and the sixth section of the act last named is hereby so amended that the secretary of the admiral shall be entitled to the rank, sea pay, and allowances of a lieutenant in the navy, such pay and allowances to date from the acceptance of his appointment, deducting any pay already received by him under said appointment. SEC. 2. And /c z't_furt7zer enacted, That so much of the "Act to authorize the Secretary of the Navy to provide for the education of naval constructors and steam engineers, and for other purposes," approved July four, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, as provides that cavkt engineers, when appointed, shall be under eighteen years of age, and shall have been employed at least two years in the actual fabrication of steam machinery, is hereby repealed. _ SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That the ofiicers of the volunteer naval service who are, or may be, transferred to the regular navy, or marine corps, shall be credited with the sea-service performed by them as volunteer ofiicers, and shall receive all the benefits of such duty, in the same manner as if they had been during such service in the regular navy or marine corps. And all marine ofiicers shall be credited with the length of time they may have been employed as ofiicers or enlisted men in the volunteer service of the United _ States. __ SEC. 4. And be itfurthcr enacted, That the storekeeper at the Naval...show more

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  • Paperback | 174 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 322g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236803280
  • 9781236803283