Congressional Directory  (Google eBook)

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Page 23 - Tennessee; was admitted to the bar and began the practice of law in...
Page 169 - 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 168 - SECRETARY OF THE NAVY. The Secretary of the Navy performs such duties as the President of the United States, who is...
Page 170 - Senate ; appoints all postmasters whose compensation does not exceed one thousand dollars ; makes postal treaties with foreign Governments, by and with the advice and consent of the President, awards and executes contracts, and directs the management of the domestic and foreign mail service.
Page 166 - Inspector-General superintends the administration of the steamboat inspection laws, presides at the meeting of the Board of Supervising Inspectors, receives all reports and examines all accounts of inspectors.
Page 173 - Department, and all penalties imposed on postmasters and mail-contractors ; directs suits and legal proceedings, civil and criminal, and takes all such measures as may be authorized by law to enforce the payment of moneys due to the Department..
Page 170 - Survey and the classification of the public lands and examination of the geological structure, mineral resources, and products of the national domain.
Page 77 - for gallant and distinguished services during the campaign ending in the surrender of the insurgent army under General RE Lee...
Page 165 - States, in all matters and proceedings, appertaining to suits in which the United States is a party, or interested, and cause them or either of them, to report to him from time to time, any information he may require in relation to the same.
Page 166 - COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY. The Coast and Geodetic Survey is charged with the survey of the coasts of the United States and coasts under the jurisdiction thereof and the publication of charts covering said coasts.

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