Acts and Resolutions of the United States of America Passed at the Third Session of the Forty-First Congress and the First Session of the Forty-Second Congress; December 5, 1870-April 20, 1871

Acts and Resolutions of the United States of America Passed at the Third Session of the Forty-First Congress and the First Session of the Forty-Second Congress; December 5, 1870-April 20, 1871

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...of the Secretary of the Navy, and theheads of two bureaus; and contracts shall in all cases be awarded to the lowest bidder; and pay.masters for the navy on foreign stations shall render, when practicable, with their accounts, for settlement, an oflicial certificate from the resident consul, commercial, or consular agent of the United States, if there be one, to be furnished gratuitously, vouching that all purchases and expenditures made by said paymasters were made at the ruling market prices of the port or place at the time of purchase or expenditure. SEO. 4. That the President be, and he is hereby, authorized to accept the resignation of _any oflicer in the navy until the number of ofificers in the grade to which such officer shall belong is reduced to the number authorized by law, -whose resignation shall take effect on or before the first day of January next, and any oflicer so resigning shall be entitled to one year's sea pay in addition to the pay due such oflicer at the date when his resignation shall take effecta Provided, That this section shall not apply when the number of oflicers shall have been reduced to the number allowed by law. SEO. 5. That the oflicers of the medical corps on the active list of the navy shall be as follows: Fifteen medical directors, who shall have the relative rank of captain. Fifteen medical inspectors, who shall, have the relative rank of commander; and Fifty surgeons, who shall have the relative rank of lieutenant com ' mander or lieutenant; and each and all of the above-named oflicers of the medical corps shall have the pay of surgeons in the navy as now provided; and medical directors and inspectors, onlduty at sea, shall receive the pay of fleet surgeons. One hundred assistant surgeons, who...show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236991818
  • 9781236991812