Minutes of proceedings of the court of enquiry, into the official conduct of Capt. Isaac Hull, as commandant of the United States' Navy Yard at Charlestown, in the state of Massachusetts: convened at the Navy-Yard, in said Charlestown, on the 12th day of August, A.D. 1822 : printed by order of the Navy Department, from official record
Isaac Hull, United States. Navy. Court of Inquiry (Hull : 1822), Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)
Printed and published by Davis and Force, 1822 - Courts-martial and courts of inquiry - 308 pages
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Page 34 - Know all men by these presents, that I, John McLoughlin, of Fort Vancouver, in the Territory of Oregon, for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar, to me in hand paid by...
Page 19 - ... to warrant and defend the same against the lawful claims of all persons whomsoever.
Page 19 - Esq., who certified the annexed transcript, is now, and was at the time of doing so, Fourth Auditor of the Treasury of the United States, and that full faith and credit are due to his official attestations. " In testimony whereof, I, John Sherman, Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, have hereunto subscribed my name and caused to be affixed the seal of this department, at the city of Washington, this eleventh day of February, in the...
Page 19 - Sherman, secretary of the treasury of the United States, have hereunto subscribed my name and caused to be affixed the seal of this department, at the city of Washington, this eleventh day of February, in the year of our Lord 1881. "[Seal of Department.] JOHN SHERMAN, Secretary of the Treasury.
Page 34 - ... appertaining and the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders rents issues and profits thereof and of every part and parcel thereof and also all the estate right title interest property possession claim and demand whatsoever both in law and equity of the said party of the first part of in and to the said premises with the appurtenances...
Page 1 - States, and in per nutting the same persons to muster and pay, at the same time and place, within the navy yard, men employed for his private benefit, and other men who were employed for the United States, was in discreet, inasmuch as such conduct, though in itself innocent, may, nevertheless, give rise, in the minds of persons not acquainted with the real nature and all the particulars of such transaction, to vague impressions of misconduct in public officers.
Page 2 - The court are further of opinion, that the purchase of property, in the immediate vicinity of public stations, by officers attached to such stations, may excite surmises injurious to the reputation of such officers, and therefore is not discreet. Yet it is the opinion of the court, that the particular purchases of this kind made by captain Hull, were made with no improper view of private advantage to himself, but originated in solicitude for the public interest, and were prosecuted with expectations...
Page 2 - ... the judicious application of the means placed at his disposal for the public service; and for the faithful performance of all his other official duties, has been correct and meritorious.