1 124 INDEX. `Wnezuela, (continued.) Vice-Admiral, tlement of the Aves Island claims . . 803 in the navy, grade of, to be abolished, the sum of $130,000 to be paid the when, &c ... 418 United States in liquidation of certain Vice-Cmzsuls. See Consuls, Qc. claims .. , 803 appropriations for salaries, &c., of . 143, 14-1, names of claimants and amounts for 572 each .. 803, 804 provisions concerning, in the treaty with mode of payment and interest, 803, 804 the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, 821-832 no further claim to be made respecting in treaty with the German em- Aves Island . 804 pire ... . . 924, 925 approval of the national convention, 804, 805 Vice—Presz'dent ey the United States, adjudication of claims by the convert- salary of, established from March 4, 1873, 486 tion with, held valid against that re- appropriations for the .. 6:5, 491 public . . .. 477 `Wckers, W1'IIi'am, Veitclz, John W., payment to, for1ive—stock . 715 claim of, allowed by commissioners . . 763 Weumz, Ventilation, appropriations for international exposi- 0f rooms occupied by the superintendent tion at . .. 637 of the District of Columbia 513 Wyo, Colonel Francis, of Senate chamber 518 claim oi to be referred to the court of of hall of House of Representatives . . 519 claims ... 687 Venus, Transit zj Wncennes Univershy, appropriations for purchase, &c., of in- patent to issue 1:0, for land awarded to it struments for observation of . . 367, 514 by decree of court ... 614 t0 be expended by a, commission, 367 proceedings to obtain the decree, and at of whom to consist ..,. 367 whose cost .. 614 no contracts to be made for an adverse rights not affected . 614 amount beyond the appropria.- Wnegm, tion ... 367 standard for, established .. 237 no part of, to be covered into treas· Wrgil, William G., ury, until, &c 514 homestead application of, declared valid, 655 public vessels may be detailed to aid, Virginia, &c. . .514 clerk of district, &c., court of the United Verdlets, States for eastern district to transmit in criminal causes, rovisions concerning papers, &c. .. 3 in courts of the gnited States, where times for holding the federal courts there are several defendants 198 in the western district of, estab- Vermont, lished . . 27, 28, 53 representation of in Congress, accord- post roads established in . 27, 115, 387, 597 ing to the ninth census 28, 192 representation of, in Congress, accordpost-roads established in 114, 115, 387, 597 ing to the ninth census .. 28 corporutors of the Centennial Board of corporators of the Centennial Board of Finance from . 208 Finance from . 208 T/Ermm and Smith, life-sewing stations to be established on payment to Thomas E. Tutt and Com- the coast of. . 619 pany, assignees of ... 764 Wrts, Fenlon, Vessels, payment to, for live-stock . 715 right of part-owners oi, to remove a Virts, George W., captain who is part-owner . . . 51, 52 payment to, for live-stock . 715 not to apply in certain cases . . . 52 Virts, Henry, - - -\ materials for the construction and equip· payment to, for live-stock . 715 ment of certain, may be imported in Wrts, John W., bond 238 payment to, for l.ive·st0ck . 715 no duties to be paid, if, &c. . . . 238 Wrts, oseph, such vessels nor. to engage in coast- payment to, for 1ive·st0ck . 715 wise trade more than, &c 238 Wrts, Mortfmore, materials for repairs of certain, to be payment to, for live-stock . 715 free of duty . 238 Wrts, PV!/[iam, merchant, treaty provisions with Italy, payment to, for live-stock . 715 concerning 848-854 Virts, William H., what to be deemed United States, and damages awarded to, by commissioners what Italian . 853 of claims .. 697 damaged and wrecked ... 8-19 Volunteers, captured by pirates, &c. .. 850 appropriation for collecting, &c., heretoexamination of, by war vessels 854 fore considered permanent, to be tor See IV ar Vessels. present year only 129 Vessels and 5[alerlals, to refund to States, expenses of Secretary of the Navy to sell certain, at raising, &c., certain . 367 public sale, after advertisement . . . 154 claims for collecting, &c., for the war of to report to Congress . 154 the rebellion, to be presented beibre need not accept grossly inadequate June 30, 1874 . 500 bids ‘ 154 provisions concerning pensions of offi- Wssels of War. See Steam Wssels of W'm·. cers and enlisted men of the . 567-577 eight sterun, to be constructed 423 See Pensions.