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P»ge. Regulations, general, to be prepared by the Secretary of War, 187, 190

shall be respected and obeyed until altered or revoked

by the President, - - - - 190

recognized and re-established, ... 216

subject to be altered by the Secretary of War, with the

approbation of the President. - - 216

Relinquishment of bounty land for pensions, • - 211,225,233

Ripley, major general, gold medal voted to, ... 247

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Suppression of mutiny, - • - ... 18, 125

insurrections, land and naval force may be employed in, 143

Stripes and lashes, • • . - - 36, 44, 139

abolished, ...

Striking superiors officers, ...

Sutlers and retainers, subject to orders, •

to supply good and wholesome provisions at market prices,
sale of liquors &c. by, - - •

exorbitant rent not to be exacted of, •

Safeguards, forcing, ...

Sentinels sleeping on post, . • .

Stores, public, taken from the enemy to be preserved,

embezzlement or misapplication of, Storekeepers, military, to be appointed, Spies, punishment of, •

Sub-legions, organization of, . • •

Supplies, public, office of purveyor of, established, duties of,

office of, abolished, Suspension from command, ...

of punishment, ...

of pay and emoluments, • Scandalous behaviour, ....

Secretary of War, duties of,

to prescribe general regulations, Sentence of death, ....

of general courts martial, how to be acted upon,

Standards taken from the enemy, preservation of,
Surgeon general, appointment of, authorized,
rations and forage for,
number of servants for,
Surgeons, hospital, appointment of, authorized,
post, .

assistant, •

to be attached to garrisons and posts, Superintendent of national armories, appointment and compensation of, 64, 112,

21$ Superintendent general of military supplies authorized) • ISC

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Servants, private) of officers, allowance for, ... 178, 217

number fixed, - - - - ■ ] 98

Sites, military, sale of, authorized, .... 233

Sorve. of the waters of the Chesapeake, to be completed, - - 231

Subsistence, allowance of, to officers, 51, 59, 71, 77, 80, 98,104,116, 146, 155,

177,182, 192, 196, 2u9

to soldiers, 52, 59, 70, 76, 94, 105, 116, 146, 155,

177, 182, 192, 196, 209

rate of commutation for, to officers, ... 148, 159

to be procured by contract, .... 2^9

commissary general of, authorized. • , - - 228, 243

and assistants, not to deal in any article entering into the ration, - 229

assistant commissaries of, subject to duty in the quartermaster's department, ...... 243

Staff, general, organization of, as such, - - 189, 214, 227

officers of, authorized, 54, 75, 80, 88, 107, 115, 154, 173, 174

178, 242, 243

clothed with brevet rank, - - 189

of the army, to comply with requisitions of naval and marine officers, 204

Summary process against delinquent debtors, ... 237

not to have retrospective effect on sureties, • - 239

Sleeping on post, ....... 27, 132

Spoil or waste not to be committed, .... 28, 134

Scott, major-general, gold medal voted to, ... 247

Shelby, governor, thanks of congress and gold medal voted to, - - 2*9

Traitorous or disrespectful words against congress or state legislatures, 18

Travelling allowance to discharged officers and soldiers, 110, 121, 159, 184

Transfers of appropriations limited and restrained, - - 224, 234

Treasury, better organization of, - - • - • 237

agent of, to be appointed, to superintend suits against delinquents, 237

Trials not to take place a second time for the same offence, - - 139

persons not liable to, for offences of more than two years standing, 139

hours for conducting, ..... 43, 138

Thanks of congress voted to major general Brown, &c. - - 247

major general Jackson, &c - • 248

major general Gaines, &c. - - 247

major-general Macomb, &c. • • 248

major-general Harrison, &c, - - 249

governor Shelby, &c. ... 249

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Uniform clothing, allowance of, - - 40,52,60,70,76,109,116,155

to be altered, ..... no

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Uniform clothing, expense of altering, - - - - 110

surplus of, to be furnished to paymasters, - 117,155

kind and quantity of, to be prescribed by the President, 197,216

of the army, President authorized to prescribe, - - 142

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CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.

We, the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquillity, provide for the common defence, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this constitution for the United States of America.

ARTICLE I.

SECTION 1.

1. All legislative powers herein granted, shall be vested in a congress of the United States, which shall consist of a senate and house of representatives.

Section 2.

1. The. house of representatives shall be composed of members chosen every second year by the people of the several states; and the electors in each state shall have the qualifications requisite for electors of the most numerous branch of the state legislature.

2. No person shall be a representative who shall not have

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