American Almanac and Treasury of Facts, Statistical, Financial, and Political

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Page 72 - SEC. 19. —That every person, firm, association, other than national bank associations, and every corporation, state bank, or state banking association shall pay a tax of ten per centum on the amount of their own notes used for circulation and paid out by them.
Page 53 - Another large class of free entries of public lands is that provided for under the timber-culture acts of 1873-78. The purpose of these laws is to promote the growth of forest trees on the public lands. They give the right to any settler who has cultivated for two years as much as five acres in trees to an...
Page 73 - ... by whatsoever name the same heretofore have been, now are, or may hereafter be called, known, or distinguished, used or applied, or to be used or applied as perfumes or as applications to the hair, mouth, or skin...
Page 56 - Without the deposit of copies above required the copyright is void, and a penalty of $25 is incurred. No...
Page 56 - Columbia, a printed copy of the title of the book, map, chart, dramatic or musical composition, engraving, cut, print, photograph, or chromo, or a description of the painting, drawing, statue, statuary, or a model or design, for a work of the fine arts...
Page 72 - State banking association, and also every national banking association, shall pay a like tax of ten per centum on the amount of notes of any person, firm, association other than a national banking association, or of any corporation, State bank, or State banking association, or of any town, city, or municipal corporation, used for circulation and paid out by them.
Page 73 - For and upon every packet, box, bottle, pot, phial, or other inclosure, containing any pills, powders, tinctures, troches, lozenges, syrups, cordials, bitters, anodynes, tonics, plasters, liniments, salves, ointments, pastes, drops, waters, essences, spirits, oils, or...
Page 56 - Copyright," or words of the same import, in or upon any book or other article. Each copyright secures the exclusive right of publishing !the book or article copyrighted for the term of twenty-eight years. Six months before the end of that time, the author or designer, or his widow or children, may secure a renewal for the further term of fourteen years, making forty-two years in all.
Page 276 - No choice having been made by the electoral college, the choice devolved upon the House of Representatives. A choice was made on the first ballot, which was as follows: Adams — Connecticut, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri. New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island and Vermont — 13 states...
Page 379 - 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, That every such letter or package to entitle it to pass free shall bear over the words "Official business...

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