Laws, Ordinances, Decrees, and Military Orders Having the Force of Law, Effective in Porto Rico, May 1, 1900: Letter from the Secretary of War Transmitting, in Response to the Inquiry of the House of Representatives, Laws and Ordinances of and Military Orders and Decrees Affecting Porto Rico, Part 3
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Page 2000 - America, for the payment of which well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.
Page 2110 - It may not be unworthy of remark that it is very unusual, even in cases of conquest, for the conqueror to do more than to displace the sovereign and assume dominion over the country. The modern usage of nations, which has become law, would be violated ; that sense of justice and of right which is acknowledged and felt by the whole civilized world would be outraged, if private property should be generally confiscated and private rights annulled.
Page 2110 - ... of right which is acknowledged and felt by the whole civilized world would be outraged, if private property should be generally confiscated, and private rights annulled. The people change their allegiance, their relation to their ancient sovereign is dissolved, but their relations to each other, and their rights of property, remain undisturbed.
Page 2094 - Persons related to each other or to any of the parties within the fourth degree of consanguinity or the second degree of affinity, or who...
Page 2011 - Ready-made clothing, wearing apparel of all kinds and of any style, and, generally, all articles made up by the seamstress or tailor, shall, for their total weight, be liable to duties leviable on the principal component textile on their most visible exterior part.
Page 2005 - That we, , of , as principal, and , of , and , of , as sureties, are held and firmly bound unto the United States of America in the sum of dollars...
Page 1972 - Duties on steam vessels shall be levied on the total number of tons which may result from the official measurement, and no separate duty shall be levied on machinery which shall be considered an integral part of the vessel. The certificate of tonnage shall temporarily serve as a basis for levying duty on vessels entering from abroad. The interested parties must present to the customs authorities a certificate of...
Page 1937 - ... give the stuff more body. The weft shall be considered the totality of the threads which cross the warp of the...
Page 1946 - Woods of all kinds, in trunks or logs, joists, rafters, planks, beams, boards, and round or cylindric masts, although cut, planed, tongucd and grooved, including flooring.