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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Debtors. (search)
61.1,073,740.26 ———— Aggregate of debt on which interest has ceased since maturity.1,770,140.26 Bonds issued to Pacific railroads matured but not yet presented: Union Pacific, $12,000; Kansas Pacific, $1,000; total13,000.00 Debt bearing no interest. Dollars. United States notes.Feb. 25, 1862; July 11, 1862; Mar. 3, 1863.346,681,016.00 Old demand notes.July 17, 1861; Feb. 12, 1862.53,847.50 National-bank notes: Redemption account.July 14, 1890.28,703,554.50 Fractional currency.July 17, 1862; March 3, 1863; June 30, 1864, less $8,375,934, estimated as lost or destroyed, act of June 21, 1879.6,877,462.41 ———— Aggregate of debt bearing no interest.382,315,880.41 Certificates and notes issued on deposits of coin and legal-tender notes and purchases of silver bullion. Classification.In treasury.In circulation.Amount issued. Dollars.Dollars.Dollars. Gold certificates.Mar. 3, 1863; July 12, 1882; Mar. 14, 1900.28,418,890.00248,286,099.00276,704,989.00 Silver cert
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Emancipation proclamations. (search)
rom any persons to whom such service or labor is claimed to be due; and any officer who shall be found guilty by a court martial of violating this article shall be dismissed from the service. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That this act shall take effect from and after its passage. Also, to the ninth and tenth sections of an act entitled An Act to Suppress Insurrection, to Punish Treason and Rebellion, to Seize and Confiscate Property of Rebels, and for other Purposes, approved July 17, 1862, and which sections are in the words and figures following: Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That all slaves of persons who shall hereafter be engaged in rebellion against the Government of the United States, or who shall in any way give aid or comfort thereto, escaping from such persons and taking refuge within the lines of the army; and all slaves captured from such persons, or deserted by them and coming under the control of the Government of the United States; and all slaves
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Inflation legislation. (search)
attempt to use the government notes as currency. These were redeemable at sight in coin, and were used in the payment of salaries due employes in the departments. The act of Feb. 25, 1862, authorized the issue of $150,000,000 in legal-tender United States notes, $50,000,000 of which were to take up the issue of demand notes. July 11, 1862, an additional issue of $150,000,000 in legal-tender notes was authorized by Congress, $35,000,000 of this to be in sums of less than five dollars. July 17, 1862, an act authorized the issue of notes of the fractional part of one dollar, receivable in payment of all dues, except customs, less than five dollars, and exchangeable for United States notes in sums not less than five dollars. The amount of this issue was not specified. On Jan. 17, 1863, a resolution authorized the issue of $100,000,000 in United States notes for the immediate payment of the army and navy. The amount of this issue was subsequently included in the act of March 3, 1863,
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
t of a judge-advocate-general; the President to organize army corps at his discretion; persons of African descent to be admitted to the army; act approved......July 17, 1862 Congress authorizes the seizure and confiscation of rebel property......July 17, 1862 Second session adjourns......July 17, 1862 Ex-President Martin VJuly 17, 1862 Second session adjourns......July 17, 1862 Ex-President Martin Van Buren dies at Lindenwold, N. Y., aged eighty......July 24, 1862 President Lincoln calls for 300,000 ninemonths' militia......Aug. 4, 1862 [A special draft ordered in States whose quotas are not filled by Aug. 15.] Battle of Cedar Mountain, Va.......Aug. 9, 1862 Property in Louisiana belonging to John Slidell, ConfedeJuly 17, 1862 Ex-President Martin Van Buren dies at Lindenwold, N. Y., aged eighty......July 24, 1862 President Lincoln calls for 300,000 ninemonths' militia......Aug. 4, 1862 [A special draft ordered in States whose quotas are not filled by Aug. 15.] Battle of Cedar Mountain, Va.......Aug. 9, 1862 Property in Louisiana belonging to John Slidell, Confederate commissioner to France, confiscated by order of General Butler......Aug. 11, 1862 Army of the Potomac evacuates Harrison's Landing......Aug. 16, 1862 Sioux Indians attack the frontier settlements of Minnesota......Aug. 19, 1862 Confederates, under Gen. Braxton Bragg, invade Kentucky, crossing the Tennessee River at Ha