Decisions of the United States Department of the Interior, Volume 73

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Page 102 - Where the buyer, expressly or by implication, makes known to the seller the particular purpose for which the goods are required...
Page 195 - Officer in writing of: (1) subsurface or latent physical conditions at the site differing materially from those indicated in this contract, or (2) unknown physical conditions at the site, of an unusual nature, differing materially from those ordinarily encountered and generally recognized as inhering in work of the character provided for in this contract.
Page 366 - ... shall be based upon the wages that will be determined by the Secretary of Labor to be prevailing for the corresponding classes of laborers and mechanics employed on projects of a character similar to the contract work in the city, town, village, or other civil subdivision of the State in which the work is to be performed...
Page 17 - Except with respect to defaults of subcontractors, the Contractor shall not be liable for any excess costs If the failure to perform the contract arises out of causes beyond the control and without the fault or negligence of the Contractor.
Page 185 - Where minerals have been found and the evidence is of such a character that a person of ordinary prudence would be justified in the further expenditure of his labor and means, with a reasonable prospect of success, in developing a valuable mine, the requirements of the statute have been met.
Page 315 - The Contracting Officer may at any time, by a written order, and without notice to the sureties, make changes in the drawings and/or specifications of this contract and within the general scope thereof. If such changes cause an increase or decrease in the amount due under this contract, or in the time required for its performance, an equitable adjustment shall be made and the contract shall be modified in writing accordingly.
Page 378 - Contractor, terminate the whole or any part of this contract in any one of the following circumstances : (i) if the Contractor fails to make delivery of the supplies or to perform the services within the time specified herein or any extension thereof; or (ii) if the Contractor fails to perform any of the other provisions of this contract, or so...
Page 434 - As to estoppel, it is enough to repeat that "* * * the United States is neither bound nor estopped by acts of its officers or agents in entering into an arrangement or agreement to do or cause to be done what the law does not sanction or permit.
Page 24 - That after the lapse of two years from the date of the issuance of the receiver's receipt upon the final entry of any tract of land under the homestead, timber-culture, desertland, or pre-emption laws, or under this act, and when there shall be no pending contest or protest against the validity of such entry, the entryman shall be entitled to a patent conveying the...
Page 192 - ... no location of a mining claim shall be made until the discovery of the vein or lode within the limits of the claim located.

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