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COMMODORES.

Number of, in the navy, 432, 2 9.
To command first-rates, 432, 10.
Relative rank of, 433, & 18.
Pay, 447, 8 122.
Number of, on retired list, 451, 2, 163.

Promotion to rank of, on retired list, 451, X 165.
COMMON CARRIERS.

Certain actions against, to be removable to the circuit court, 117, % 20.

War risks not to be affected, 117, % 20.
COMPENSATION.

Of members of congress, how paid, 132, % 11, 18.
Of custom--house officers, 225, % 1, 5.
Of registers and receivers, 391, X20-3.

Of assessors and assistant assessors, 294, $ 22.
COMPOUNDERS OF LIQUORS.

Special tax on, 352, % 261.

Who to be deemed compounders, 352, & 261.
COMPTROLLER OF THE CURRENCY.

Appointment of, 56, ? 1.
Tenure and term of office, 56, & 1.
Salary, 56, & 1.
Deputy-comptroller, 56, 8 1.
Clerks, 56, 8 1.
Oath of office, 56, § 1.
Bond, 56, & 1.
Not to be interested in banking companies, 56, 1.
His duties, 61, 17-18, 21 ; 62, % 24.
To prepare circulating notes, 62, & 22.
To have custody of the plates and dies, 66, % 42.
To deliver notes to banking companies, 61, 821.
To register bonds, 61, & 19.
And assignments thereof, 61, & 20.
Duties, in case of depreciation of securities, 63, & 26.
To exchange worn-out and mutilated notes, 62, & 24.
To destroy cancelled notes, 62, % 24.
To ascertain whether banks have suspended payment, 68, 8 47.
To cancel bonds, 68, 8 47.
Or sell them at auction, 69, $ 50.
Or at private sale, 69, 851.
To examine into affairs of banking companies, 70, $ 56.

Annual reports to congress, 71, 8 64.
CONCERT HALLS.

Special tax on, 349, 241.
CONFECTIONERS.

Special tax on, 348, % 227.
Who to be deemed confectioners, 348, 8 227.
Wholesale and retail dealers need not take out confectioner's license, 348, & 227.

When no license required by, 351, 8 256.
CONFECTIONERY.

Duties on imported, 232, 8 39; 239, 8 58.
CONGRESS.

Election of senators, 130-1, 2 1-3.
Number of members, 131, & 4-5.
Members to be elected by single districts, 131, & 6.
Organization, 131, & 9-10.
Additional session, 131, 7-8.
Mileage not to be allowed, 131, & 8.
Penalty for absence, 132, & 14.
Salary and mileage, 132, 2 16.
Salary of speaker, 132, 8 16.
How compensation of members to be paid, 132, & 11, 18.
Payment to widows and heirs, in case of death of a member, 132, & 12.
When compensation of member elected to fill a vacancy, to commence, 132, 13-14,
Additional compensation of officers, 132, & 17.
Payments from contingent fund of, how made, 132, 2 19.
Testimony of witness before, not to be used against him, 141, % 1.
Privilege not to extend to official papers, 141, 8 1.

Witness not to be excused, because his testimony may disgrace him, 141, & 1.
CONGRESSIONAL PRINTER. See Superintendent of Public Printing.

Election of, 518,6 38.
His duties, 518, & 39.

VOL. II.-38

CONGRESSIONAL PRINTER— Continued.

Salary, 518, § 40.
Copy of laws to be furnished to, 28, 4 1.
Correction of proof, 28, & 2.
To send copies to department of state, 28, & 2.
List of newspapers to be furnished to, 28, 8 3.
His duties thereupon, 28, & 3.

Franking privilege, 28, & 3.
CONSPIRACY.

Punishment of seditious, 153, & 1.
To defraud the government, 211-12, § 1, 3.

All conspiracies punished, 158, % 28.
CONSULAR CLERKS.

Appointment of, 139, & 39.
Qualifications, 139, 8 39.
Number, 139, % 39.
Salary, 139, 239.
Duties, 139, 8 39.
Examination, 139, 8 39.

Removal from office, 139, 8 39.
CONSULS.

Vice-consuls, &c., in British provinces, to account for fees, 139, & 37.
Fee for certifying invoices, 140, $ 40.
When to be required, 140, X 40.
Consular fees in certain cases, 139, 8 38.
Appointment of consuls during the war, 133, & 1.,
Compensation, 133, & 1.
When to be subject to act of 1856, 133, & 2.
Further appointments not to be made, 133, & 2.
Judicial powers in China, Japan and Siam, 133–7, & 3–29.
In Turkey, 136, & 23.
In Persia, 137, % 37.
In Tripoli, Tunis, Morocco and Muscat, 138, 8 31.
In Egypt, 138, 8 34.
In other uncivilized countries, 138, 8 32.
Marriages may be celebrated before, 138, § 33.
Certificates to be given, 138, % 33.
And sent to the department of state, 138, & 33.
To certify invoices, 255, 104.
How to dispose thereof, 255, % 104.
To report fraudulent practices in reference to importations, 255, % 103.
To require proof of correctness of invoices, 257, 2 110.
Jurisdiction of foreign consuls in the United States, 138–9, $ 35-6.
Consular clerks to be appointed, 139, 8 39.
Consul at Hakodadi, 140, $ 41.
Foreign consuls to be exempt from income duties, 365, 304.
Pay, while absent from their post, 33, % 7.
To account for fees, 140, X 42.
Limitation of compensation, 140, 8 42-3.
Consular fees, when due from vessels in Canadian ports, 140, % 44.
Fee for certifying invoices, 140, 8 45.
Penalty for taking illegal fees, 140, $ 45.
Tonnage fees on vessels touching at Canadian ports, 140, 8 45.
Examination of consuls' accounts, 141, 8 46.
Penalty for neglect to render accounts, 141, 8 47.
Holding of two offices forbidden, 141, 8 48.

Contingent expenses, 141, % 48.
CONSULS-GENERAL.

Salary of, in British North America, 139, & 37.
Fee for certifying invoices, 140, $ 40.

When to be charged, 140, 8 40.
CONTINGENT FUNDS.

Payments from congressional contingent fund, how made, 132, 2 19.
CONTINUANCE.

Granting of, by court martial, 47, & 98.
CONTRACTORS. See Builders and Contractors.
CONTRACTS.

Contracts for subsistence and clothing, &c., to be submitted to congress, 142, & 1.
Not to be made without appropriation, except in cases of pressing emergency, 142, 2 1.
How purchases and contracts to be made, 142, & 2.
Copies of contracts to be filed in the returns office, 142, & 3.
With proposals and advertisements, 142, & 3.
Affidavit to be made to contract, 142, 8 4.

CONTRACTS - Continued.

Punishment of false swearing, 143, & 4.
Penalty for not making returns, 143, & 5.
Letters of instruction to be issued, 143, 27.
Contracts to be reported to congress, 143, % 8.
Not to be transferable, 143, % 9.
Supplies to be marked with contractor's name, 143, & 10.
Fraudulent army and navy contractors to be triable by court martial, 143, § 11.
Weekly list of proposals to be published, 143, & 12.
How contracts to be advertised, 144, 13–15.
For supplies, to be limited to one year, 144, % 16.
Contracts for sale of coin to be in writing, 144, 8 17.
Limitation of loans on coin, 144, 2 17.
Contracts in violation of the act to be void, 145, % 18.
Punishment of bribery in reference to public contracts, 160, 38.
Limitation of power to contract for repairs, in the navy, 453, & 187.
How contracts for repairs to be made, 453, & 187.
Navy officers to make contracts, when practicable, 454, & 189.
Limitation of compensation of agents, 454, % 189.
Offers of previous defaulting contractors, &c., to be rejected, 454, ở 190.
Who to be received as contractors, 454, 190.
Certain bids may be rejected, 454, & 190.
Contracts for bunting, 454, & 191.
Stamp duties on contracts, 144, § 17 ; 357, § 279 ; 377, 8 356 ; 379, 8 365.
On renewals of contracts, 380, 371.
Brokers' and bankers' contracts to be stamped, 357, & 279.
What to be stated therein, 357, & 279.

Penalty for violation, 357, & 279.
CONVEYANCERS.

Special tax on, 348, & 231.

Who to be deemed conveyaucers, 348, % 231.
CONVEYANCES.

Stamp duties on, 379, 8 366, 371.

Of vessels, to be acknowledged, 535, % 14.
CONVICTS.

Disposition of, sentenced to imprisonment, 164, & 56 ; 166, 8 68.
Duties of secretary of the interior, 165, 57.
Cost of subsistence, 165, % 57.
Execution of sentences, 166, X 68.
Punishment of juvenile offenders, 166, 69-70.
Imprisonment of convicts, in the District of Columbia, 182-3, % 55, 60.
Transportation, 182–3, & 57, 63.
Payment to, on discharge, 183, 8 58.
Transfer of, to penitentiary, 183, % 58.

Deduction from sentences, for good behavior, 166, & 72.
COOLIE TRADE.

American citizens and residents not to engage in, 145, & 1.
Vessels employed in such trade to be forfeited, 145, 8 1.
Penalty for fitting out vessels for, 145, % 2.
Punishment for shipping coolies, 145, $ 3.
Not to interfere with voluntary immigration, 145, $ 4.
Consular certificate thereto, 145, & 4.
Acts relating to passenger vessels revived, as to carrying of passengers between two foreign

ports, 146, 2 5.
Vessels of war to examine suspected vessels, 146, % 6.
And to send them into port for adjudication, 146, 8 6.

Extended to inhabitants of Japan, 146, & 7.
COPPER

Duties on imported, 254, & 101.
COPYRIGHT.

Copyright law to include photographs, &c., 146, & 3.
Copy to be sent to congressional library, 146, & 4.
Penalty for neglect, 147, & 5, 7.
Subsequent editions, &c., 147, 8 6.
To be free of postage, 147, % 8.
Copy need not be sent to Smithsonian Institution, 146, & 1.
Records in regard to copyright to be transferred to department of the interior, 146, & 2; 285, 2 7.
And duties in relation to, 146, & 2; 285, 8 7.
Copies to be there deposited, 146, & 2; 285, $ 7.

Errors and appeals, in cases of copyright, 202, $ 1.
CORDAGE.

Duties on imported, 245, 8 68.
CORK.

Duties on imported, 249, 8 74.

CORPORATIONS.

Excise duties on interest payable on corporation bonds, 364, 8 302.
How payable, 365, 8 302.
Returns, 365, % 302.
Penalty for default, 365, % 302.
Assessment of taxes on, 308, % 62.
Proceedings against on neglect to make returns, 301, 8 42.
Tax to be a lien, 301, 8 42.
How collected, 301, 8 42.
Effect of bill of sale, 301, 8 42.
Parties to exhibit books to collectors, 301, & 42.
What corporations to be subject to the bankrupt law, 94, % 85.
Fraudulent preferences and conveyances to be void, 94, % 85.
Distribution of estates of, 94, & 85.
When actions against, to be removable to the circuit court, 116, & 18.
Repeal of act prescribing oath on granting register to, 532, 1.
Power of the territorial legislatures to grant charters restricted, 543, 8 6.

Power of religious corporations to hold real estate, in the territories, 543, % 4.
CORPUS CHRISTI.

Collection district of, 544, 8 6.
Port of entry, 544, 8 6.

Compensation of collector of customs, 228, % 18.
COSTS.

In suits for acts done by order of the president, 112,8 7.
COTTON.

Duties on imported manufactures of, 240, 8 58 ; 244, 8 67.
On mixed manufactures of, 232, & 39 ; 240, 8 58.
On cotton velvet, 245, 8 67.
On cotton jeans, &c., 245, 8 67.
On cotton thread, 245, 8 67.
On shirts and drawers, 245, 2 67.

On cotton braids, &c., 245, & 67.
COUNTERFITING.

Of bank notes punished, 71, X 62.
Uttering counterfeit notes, 71, 62.
Engraving plates for counterfeiting notes, 71, 8 63.
Having possession of paper, &c., 71, 8 63.
Of treasury notes, &c., 54-5, & 13-14 ; 156, 8 16.
Of fractional currency, 155, % 15.
Of excise stamps, 371, % 336.

Of the coin, 162, 8 47.
COURT OF CLAIMS.

Additional judges, 147, 8 1.
Jurisdiction enlarged, 147, & 2.
Jurisdiction of counter-claims, 148, & 3.
Transfer of judgments, 148, § 3.
Jurisdiction of claims of disbursing officers, 150, 8 17-18.
Heads of departments may refer certain cases to, 152, & 26.
Sessions, 150, & 15.
Rules of practice, 148, 8 4.
Commissioners, 148, 8 4.
Bailiff, 148, 8 4.
Salaries, 148, 8 4.
Powers of the judges, 148, % 4.
Seal, 148, 24.
Appeals to supreme court, 148, 8 5.
Solicitor and assistants, 148, 8 6.
Payment of claims, 148, 27.
Interest, 148, 8 7.
Examination of claimant, 149, & 8.
Exceptions from jurisdiction, 149, 89.
Limitation of suits, 149, X 10.
Penalty for fraudulent practices, 149, & 11.
Form of petition, 149, & 12.
Jurisdiction of claims by owners of captured or abandoned property, 281, 8 38.
To be exclusive, 284, % 50.
Jurisdiction restricted in certain cases, 149, X 13; 150, $ 19.
Appeals, 150, & 14, 20 ; 152, & 26.
Report of "decisions, 150, & 15.
Power to grant new trials, 150, $ 21.
Evidence of loyalty, 150, & 22.
Competency of witnesses, 151, & 23.
Duties of attorney-general, anıl his assistants, 151, 24-5.
Payment of judgments, 152, 26.
When lis pendens to bar suit, 152, & 27.
Annual reports to congress, 152, & 26.

COURTS MARTIAL. See Military Courts Martial.

Fraudulent contractors to be tried by, 143, & 11.
Persons guilty of certain fraudulent practices to be tried by, 211, & 1.

For trial of militia, how composed, 277, 8 5.
COURTS OF INQUIRY.

How constituted, in the navy, 439, 8 64.
Their powers, 439, 8 64.
Authentication of proceedings, 439, 8 63.
Oath of members, 439, 8 66.

Oath of judge advocate, 439, 8 66.
COVINGTON.

Circuit and district courts at, 387, 8 1.
COWARDICE.

Punishment of, in the navy, 436, 235.
CRIMES.

Counterfeiting the coin, 162, 2 47.
Forgery of bank notes, &c., 71, 62-3.
Forgery of evidence of title to lands in California, 106-7,4 22-4.
Abstracting, mutilating or concealing public records, in California, 110, & 37.
Interpolating false records in the public archives of California, 110, 8 38.
Forgery of treasury notes, &c., 154–7, 8 13-19.
Forgery of bounty land warrants, &c., 154, X 12.
Forgery of postal money orders, 159, 2 30.
Of public writings, 157, & 20.
Buying or selling forged public securities, 157, % 21.
Stamping forged bonds, 157, 22.
Having possession of instruments therefor, 157, § 23.
Embezzlement of implements, 158, % 24.
Embezzlement by officers of banking companies, 70, 8 57.
Aiding and abetting, 70, 8 50.
By employees of the post office department, 509, % 145.
Embezzlement of public writings, 158, 25.
Embezzlement by disbursing officers, 161, 41.
What to be deemed embezzlement of public property by bankers, &c., 161, & 42.
Cutting or destroying timber on military reservations, 544, X 1.
Perjury in reference to bounty lands, 101, 7.
In reference to public contracts, 143, & 4.
Conspiracy, 158, & 28.
Seditious conspiracy, 153, % 1.
Enlisting persons to serve against the United States, 153, & 2.
Enlisting for such purpose, 153, & 3.
Punishment of treason, 153, % 4.
Aiding rebels, 153, & 5-7.
Disqualifications, 153, & 6.
Corresponding with rebels, 154, & 8.
Jurisdiction of district courts, 154, 9.
Seduction of female passengers, 159-60, 831-5.
Voluntary escapes, 160, % 36.
Bribery in reference to contracts and offices, 160, 8 38-9.
Bribery of public officers, 161, $ 43.
Attempting to bribe custom-house officers, 162, 8 45.
Circulating fractional notes as currency, 161, 8 40.
Fraudulently removing postage stamps, 164, & 49.
Fraudulently using defaced postage stamps, &c., 164, 8 51-2.
Wilfully injuring letter boxes, &c., 163, & 49.
Public officers acting as counsel, &c., against the government, 160, & 37.
Defrauding the government, 212, & 3.
Opening or detaining letters, 162, 8 48.
Embezzling or destroying letters, 162, 2, 48.
Letters containing remittances or valuable papers, 163, % 48.
Stealing from letters, 163, & 48.
Mail carriers deserting the mail, 163, & 48.
Carrying letters out of the mail, 163, § 48.
Wilfully injuring mail matter, 164, 650.
Homicide by negligence, 540, % 24,
Offences against the bankrupt law, 98, 98–100.
Kidnapping, 154, X 10.
Aiding and abetting, 154, § 1.
Personating revenue officers, 158, & 26.
Keeping for sale certain inflammable oils, 158, 8 27.
Robbery and larceny of public property, 159, 29.
Forcibly resisting custom-house officers, &c., 161, & 44.
Rescuing property seized, 162, 8 44.
Using deadly weapons, 162, 8 44.
Offences committed within ceded places, 166, & 71.

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