The Political Register and Congressional Directory: A Statistical Record of the Federal Officials, Legislative, Executive, and Judicial, of the United States of America, 1776-1878 (Google eBook)

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Houghton, Osgood, 1878 - Cabinet officers - 716 pages
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Page 237 - Washington, a department of education, for the purpose of collecting such statistics and facts as shall show the condition and progress of education in the several States and Territories, and of diffusing such information respecting the organization and management of schools and school systems, and methods of teaching, as shall aid the people of the United States in the establishment and maintenance of efficient school systems and otherwise promote the cause of education throughout the country.
Page 236 - INTERIOR. The Secretary of the Interior is charged with the supervision of public business relating to...
Page 222 - New Hampshire New Jersey New York North Carolina Ohio Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina Tennessee Texas Vermont Virginia West Virginia Wisconsin Total 732 686 i.
Page 231 - ... twelve months to the First Comptroller. He superintends the collection of all debts due the Postoffice Department, and all penalties and forfeitures imposed on postmasters and...
Page 224 - STATE. The Secretary of State is charged, under the direction of the President, with the duties appertaining to correspondence with the public ministers and the consuls of the United States, and with the representatives of foreign powers accredited to the United States; and to negotiations of whatever character relating to the foreign affairs of the United States.
Page 322 - Corps; participated in most of the battles fought by that portion of the Army of Northern Virginia to which he was attached; was twice wounded, and left the army at the close of the war with the rank of Colonel; after the war, returned to the practice of his profession...
Page 220 - Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Louisiana, Indiana, Mississippi, Illinois, Alabama, Missouri, Arkansas, and Michigan— send you this letter of peace and friendship, signed by my own hand.
Page 234 - ... of places ; with all military bridges, and with such surveys as may be required for these objects, or the movement of armies in the field.
Page 224 - States, and with the representatives of foreign powers accredited to the United States; and to negotiations of whatever character relating to the foreign affairs of the United States. He is also the medium of correspondence between the President and the chief executives of the several States of the United States; he has the custody of the great seal of the United States, and countersigns and...
Page 238 - Division. — The duty of preparing all cases for the establishment, discontinuance, and change of name or site of post-offices, and for the appointment of all postmasters, agents, postal clerks, mail-messengers, and Department employés, and attending to all correspondence consequent thereto.

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