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Daniel Denison Streeter is my grandfather. I have his diaries from his trip across Borneo, which are amazing; the contents would make an interesting film.
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Página 3 - Institution of statistical inquiries with reference to physical, moral, and political subjects. (5.) Historical researches, and accurate surveys of places celebrated in American history. (6.) Ethnological researches, particularly with reference to the different races of men in North America; also explorations and accurate surveys of the mounds and other remains of the ancient people of our country.
Página 2 - Institution", to be composed of the Vice President, the Chief Justice of the United States, and three members of the Senate and three members of the House of Representatives; together with six other persons, other than members of Congress, two of whom shall be resident in the city of Washington; and the other four shall be inhabitants of some State, but no two of them of the same State.
Página 89 - 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 3 - Solution of experimental problems, such as a new determination of the weight of the earth, of the velocity of electricity , and of light; chemical analyses of soils and plants; collection and publication of scientific facts, accumulated in the offices of government.
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Página 1 - THE BOARD OF REGENTS. The Board of Regents consists of the Vice President and the Chief Justice of the United States as ex officio members, three Members of the Senate, three Members of the House of Representatives, and six citizens, " two of whom shall be resident in the city of Washington, and the other four shall be inhabitants of some State, but no two of them of the same State.
Página 54 - Bulletin 52, Early Man in South America, by Ales Hrdlicka, in collaboration with WH Holmes, Bailey Willis, Fred. Eugene Wright, and Clarence N. Fenner.