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344 FORTIETH CONGRESS. Sess. IIL Rus. 5, 7, 8. 1869. in the same act, fdr the following purposes, and in the following proportions, to wit: For the public binding, the sum of one hundred and ten thousand dollars. For lithographing and engraving for the Senate and House of Repre— sentatives, the sum of eighty-four thousand dollars. Ar1>n0v1:1>, February 9, 1869. Feb. 18, 1869. [No. 7.] A holution reluzivc to the regen} Cmztract for Stationevjy fw the Deparimevzt qf tc merior. Resolved by the Senate and Ifmse of Represenlatives of the United Contact be- &ates of America in Uongress assembled, That the Secretary of the Integ;fg;*Ej‘{§f°‘ rior be directed to annul and cancel the contract made by him with mic,-,md pcm,. Messrs. Dempsey and O’T00le for supplying the Department of the Inte- ¤¤Y ¤¤d O'T<><>l¢ rior andthe several bureaus and offices thereof with stationery for the {;r:;`2:K:3’m iiscul year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and sixtymine, (under the advertisement issued May twenty-five, eighteen hundred and sixty- eight.) SCHUYLER COLFAX, S ea/cer 0 the House 0 Re resematives. B F {WADE p i hresidentiqf the Senate pro iempore. Indorsed by the President: “Received February 6, _1869.” [Norm BY Tum DEPARTMENT OF STATE. -- The foregoing resolution having been presented to the President of the United States for his approval, and not having been returned by him to the house of Congress in whic it originated within the time prescribed by the Constitution of the United States, has become a law without his approval.] F¢b· 18, 1869- [N0. 8.] A Resolution respecting the provisional Governments of Virginia and T 8¢¢18. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United _ P¤¤jS<3¤¤ hold- States of America in Congress assembled, That the persons now holding

 civil offices in the provisional governments of Virginia and Texas, who canal Qoyeqnincnts not take and subscribe the oath prescribed by the act entitled “An act

gf ggmztgi to prescribe an oath of office, and for other purposes," approved July 2, nggmlm the " 1862, shall, on the passage of this resolution, be removed therefrom; and <>’Ml¤iu>zm¤- it shall be the duty of the district commanders to {lll the vacancies so ’“§f,?·ch u8_ created by the appointment of persons who can take said oath: Provided, Vol. iii. p. 602. That the provisions of this resolution shall not apply to persons who by V£f<?fi¤<>· 858 reason of the removal of their disabilities as provided in the fourteenth 1:i68:t1iFi89.amendment to the Constitution shall have qualified for any office in pur- Ante, p. st. suance of the act entitled “An act prescribing an oath of office by persons from whom legal disabilities shall have been removed," approved n_Wl¤¤¤ M ¤¤k¤ July eleventh, eighteen hundred and sixty eight: And provided further, ° °°°‘ Tlmt this resolution shall not take effect until thirty days from and after MTQ wply $0 its passage : And it is further provided, That this resolution shall be, and '°°“"PP" is hereby extended t0, and made applicable to the State of Mississippi. SCHIAQYLER COLFAX, peakefqf the Hbuse of Re_prese12talz°ves. B. F. WADE President hf the Senate pro tempore. Indorsed by the President: “Received February 6, 1869." [Norm: mr Tum Dmmnrmmur or STATE. —-The foregoin resolution having been presented to the President of the United States foriis approval, and not having been returned bg him to the house of Congress in which it ori inated within the time prescribed y the Constitution of the United States, has hecome a. law without his approval.]