Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1877
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Page 105 - SIR: I have the honor to submit a report of the operations of the Weather Bureau during the fiscal year that ended June 30, 1906.
Page 23 - That the Secretary of the Navy may appoint in time of war or national emergency declared by the President to exist, for temporary service, such acting assistant surgeons as the exigencies of the service may require, who shall receive the compensation of assistant surgeona
Page 310 - Observer' at a salary of 100£ per annum, his duty being 'forthwith to apply himself with the most exact care and diligence to the rectifying the tables of the motions of the heavens and the places of the fixed stars, so as to find out the so much desired longitude of places for the perfecting the art of navigation.
Page 271 - Estimated amount which will be required for each detailed object of expenditure. Total amount to be appropriated under each head of appropriation.
Page 248 - September 16, 1903. GENERAL: In compliance with the instructions contained in your letter of the 10th instant, I have the honor to submit estimates for "a number of turning basins" in the Calumet River, as recommended by the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors.
Page 313 - Newcomb's writings : they exhibit all of them a combination, on the one hand, of mathematical skill and power, and on the other hand of good hard work — devoted to the furtherance of Astronomical Science. The Memoir on the Lunar Theory contains the successful development of a highly original idea, and cannot but be regarded as a great step in advance in the method of the variation of the elements and in theoretical dynamics...
Page 310 - ... dredging a good navigable channel along the water-front, and using the earth excavated from this channel to raise the margin of the flat, while, at the same time, by a temporary railroad-track, the high ground of Camp Hill, about the Observatory, should be spread over the surface, covering the mnd of the flats and that excavated from the Washington channel. The United States Naval Observatory should be removed to the high grounds north of the city, and thus be lifted above the fogs and malaria...
Page 174 - During the months of July, August, September and October of this year...
Page 103 - ... compasses; logs and other appliances for measuring the ship's ways, and leads and other appliances for sounding : lanterns and lamps, and their appendages, for general use on board ship...
Page 65 - GENTLEMEN — I have the honor to submit my annual report for the fiscal year ending December 31. 1899. The assessed value of real and personal property returned for taxation is as follows: Real Estate $12,394,298 oo Personal Property.

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