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- adv. In respect to kind
- adv. In the actual form, especially in the context of a distribution of assets or a loan repayment.
- adv. In coin or monetary metal, in contrast to fiat currency or other paper.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- in precise or definite form; specifically; according to the exact terms; of the very thing.
The consideration of this cession on the part of the United States, to be a grant to the Winnebago Nation of a tract on the west side of the Mississippi river known as the neutral ground and annual annuities for twenty-seven years of $10,000 in specie and a further sum, not to exceed $3,000 annually, for the purposes of maintaining a farm and a school for the education of Winnebago children during the same period of twenty-seven years.
Also a bill to be entitled an act to require all persons and bodies corporate who refuse to take Confederate Treasury notes in satisfaction of claims, to give them in at their valuation in specie and pay tax accordingly, and for other purposes, and recommend that it do pass as amended, viz: by striking out the word "the" in the third line of the title of the act and insert the word "any."
Also, a bill to require all persons and bodies corporate who refuse to take Confederate Treasury Notes in satisfaction of their claims, to give them in at their valuation in specie funds or currency, and to pay the tax according to said valuation, either in specie or specie currency, which was read the first time.
O'CLOCK, P M. Senate met according to adjournment and resumed the consideration of the unfinished business of the morning, which was the amendment offered by Mr. Groover, to a bill to require all persons and bodies corporate who refuse to take Confederate Treasury notes in satisfaction of any claims, to give them in as taxable property at their valuation in specie and pay tax accordingly, and for other purposes, which amendment was agreed to.
It is said, that poverty has compelled many respectable persons, and even state-creditors, to enlist under the standard of COCHON, (the Police Minister,) because such is the honourable conduct of our sovereigns, that they pay their spies in specie ” and their soldiers, and the creditors of the state, in paper. ”
We have an absolute sacrifice, for the Victim is -- not indeed in specie propria, but in specie aliena -- sacramentally slain, we have also a relative sacrifice, since the sacramental separation of Body and