4 7/8 x 7, imprint.
Adjutant General's Office
Washington, June 15, 1864
An Act relating to members of Congress, heads of Departments, and other officers of the Government.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That no member of the Senate or House of Representatives shall, after his election and during his continuance in office, nor shall any head of a Department, head of a bureau, clerk, or any other officer of the government, receive, or agree to receive, any compensation whatsoever, directly or indirectly, for any services rendered, or to be rendered, after the passage of this act, to any person, either by himself or another, in relation to any proceeding, contract, claim, controversy, charge, accusation, arrest, or other matter or thing in which the United States is a party, or directly or indirectly interested, before any department, court martial, bureau, officer, or any civil, military, or naval commission whatever.
BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR
Signed in print by E.D. TOWNSEND, Assistant Adjutant General.
There are two very tiny punch holes at left edge of the paper which do not affect any of the content.