American Almanac and Treasury of Facts, Statistical, Financial, and Political, for ... 1878-89, Volume 9 (Google eBook)

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Ainsworth Rand Spofford
The American News Company, 1886 - Almanacs
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Page 55 - Columbia, a printed copy of the title of the book, map, chart, dramatic or musical composition, engraving, cut, print, photograph, or chromo, or a description of the painting, drawing, statue, statuary, or a model or design, for a work of the fine arts...
Page 53 - This estimate is of a very general nature, and affords no index to the disposable volume of land remaining nor the amount available for agricultural purposes. It includes Indian and other public reservations, unsurveyed private land claims, as well as surveyed private land claims, in the districts of Arizona, California, Colorado, and New Mexico; the sixteenth and thirty-sixth sections reserved for common schools...
Page 381 - This class includes all newspapers, periodicals or matter exclusively in print and regularly issued at stated intervals as frequently as four times a year...
Page 52 - ... (or 160 acres)) and have the right of prior claim to purchase on complying with certain regulations. The homestead laws give the right to one hundred and sixty acres of a dollar and a quarter lands, or to eighty acres of...
Page 312 - Liqueurs, Cordials, or other preparations containing Spirits in Bottle, entered in such a manner as to indicate that the strength is not to be tested per gal.
Page 268 - In 1872, Horace Greeley. Democratic and Liberal-Republican candidate for President, having died before the Electoral vote was cast, the Greeley electors voted as above for Thomas A.
Page 381 - That it shall be lawful to transmit through the mail, free of postage, any letters, packages, or other matters relating exclusively to the business of the Government of the United States: Provided, That every such letter or package to entitle it to pass free shall bear over the words "Official business...
Page 262 - Berkeley, Boone, Braxton, Brooke, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Fayette, Gilmer, Grant, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Hancock, Hardy, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mineral, Monongalia, Monroe, Morgan, Nicholas, Ohio...
Page 172 - ... academic course, and are performing two years' service at sea before final graduation), and 201 naval cadets on probation at the Naval Academy, all of whom are officers of the line. Of the staff there are 1 surgeon-general, 15 medical directors, 15 medical inspectors, 50 surgeons...

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