Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

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The Institution, 1885
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Page 93 - ... in ordinary octavos. Three thousand copies of each shall be published for scientific exchanges and for sale at the price of publication ; and all literary and cartographic materials received in exchange shall be the property of the United States...
Page 53 - 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, which may be in the city of Washington...
Page 93 - ... upon general and economic geology and paleontology. The annual report of operations of the Geological Survey shall accompany the annual report of the Secretary of the Interior.
Page 147 - Quartermaster-General and his officers, under his instructions, wherever stationed, shall receive, transport, and be responsible for all property turned over to them, or any one of them, by the officers or agents of any Government survey, for the National Museum, or for the civil or naval departments of the Government, in Washington or elsewhere, under the regulations governing the transportation of army supplies, the amount paid for such transportation to be refunded or paid by the bureau to which...
Page 184 - That the Conference proposes to the Governments here represented the adoption of the meridian passing through the centre of the transit instrument at the Observatory of Greenwich as the initial meridian for longitude.
Page 94 - Ounces of Fine Metal, etc., computed by Albert Williams, jr. 1883. 8°. 8 pp. Pnce 5 cents. 3. On the Fossil Faunas of the Upper Devonian, along the Meridian of 76° 30', from Tompkins County, New York, to Bradford County, Pennsylvania, by Henry S.
Page 493 - The theory proposed is, that the solution of a salt in water is a consequence of the attraction of the molecules of water for a molecule of salt, exceeding the attraction of the molecules of salt for one another.
Page 93 - Powell. 1883. 8°. xviii, 564 pp. 67 pi. and maps. IV. Fourth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey, 1882-83, by JW Powell. 1884. 8°. xxxii, 473 pp. 85 pi. and maps. V. Fifth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey, 1883-'84, by JW Powell. 1885. 8°.
Page x - 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.
Page 12 - On the Structure of Cancerous Tumors and the mode in which adjacent parts are invaded.

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