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Reports of Committees; 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress, 2nd Session

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ...but immediately after that destruction, ana whilst the military defences were still in existence, the premises were attacked and destroyed by the enemy. Your committee, therefore, recommend the passage of the accompanying bill. 1st Session. No. 101. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES. March 3, 1852. Ordered to be printed. Mr. Bbodhead made the following REPORT: To accompany bill S. No. 268. The Committee of Claims, to whom was referred the petition of Daniel Winslow, report: This claim was examined by the Committee of Claims of the last Con-ress, who made a favorable report thereon, accompanied by a bill; but it foiled, for want of time, to receive the action of the Senate. The committee having again examined the case, concur fully in the report above referred to, and adopt the same as a part of this report. They recommend the passage of the accompanying bill. In Senate--March 3, 1851. The Committee of Claims, to whom was referred the petition of Daniel Winslow, in behalf of himself and his svreties, David Winslow and James JV. Wislow, report: The facts in this case are substantially as follows: On the 29th September, 1846, Daniel Winslow as principal and the only party in interest, and David Winslow and James N. Winslow as sureties, entered into contract with the Chief of the Bureau of Provisions and Clothing to deliver at the navy-yard in Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1,800 barrels of navy beef, between the 1st of January and the 15th of June, 1847, at the price of $7 871 per barrel. It appears that the regular business of the said Daniel Winslow and of his father had been that of packing beef for forty years, and that upon an average price of navy beef for twenty-five years next preceding the year 1846, this contract would, upon that basis, have... Hide synopsis

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