Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution


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Página 743 - This school, of high repute, was established at that place in 1812 as the College of Physicians and Surgeons of the Western District of New York.
Página 98 - With reference to the collection of books, other than those mentioned above, catalogues of all the different libraries in the United States should be procured, in order that the valuable books first purchased may be such as are not to be found in the United States.
Página 8 - That, in proportion as suitable arrangements can be made for their reception, all objects of art and of foreign and curious research, and all objects of natural history, plants, and geological and mineralogical specimens, belonging or hereafter to belong, to the United States...
Página 47 - Association, for the promotion of historical studies, the collection and preservation of historical manuscripts, and for kindred purposes in the interest of American history and of history in America.
Página x - Washington, during the time for which they shall hold their respective offices ; three members of the Senate, and three members of the House of Representatives, together with six other persons, other than members of Congress...
Página 113 - His Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary near His Majesty the King of the Belgians, Her Majesty the Queen Regent of Spain, Mr. de Tavira, Charg6 d'Affaires, ad interim, of Spain at Brussels, His Majesty the King of Portugal and of the Algarves, the Baron de Sant' Anna, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of His Very Faithful Majesty, His Majesty the King of Servia, Mr.
Página 84 - The commissioner of fish and fisheries shall prosecute investigations and inquiries on the subject, with the view of ascertaining whether any and what diminution in the number of the food-fishes of the coast and the lakes of the United States has taken place; and, if so, to what causes the same is due; and also whether any and what protective, prohibitory, or precautionary measures should be adopted in the premises ; and shall report upon the same to Congress.
Página 505 - Moreover, looking at the question from the other side, we find in animals complex organs of sense, richly supplied with nerves, but the function of which we are as yet powerless to explain. There may be fifty other senses as different from ours as sound is from sight...
Página xiv - Institution. lie it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of A merica in Congress assembled. That the Regents of the Smithsonian Institution be, and are hereby, authorized to contract for a statue in bronze of Spencer F.
Página 113 - The President of the German Reich, the President of the United States of America, his Majesty the King of the Belgians, the President of the French Republic, his Majesty the King of Great Britain, Ireland and the British Dominions Beyond the Seas, Emperor of India...

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