Complete Handy Atlas of the World and City Guide: Containing Maps of Every Country on the Face of the Globe, and the Leading Cities of this Country ...

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Orange Judd Company, 1898 - Atlases - 311 pages
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Page 302 - The fountains mingle with the river And the rivers with the Ocean, The winds of Heaven mix for ever With a sweet emotion; Nothing in the world is single; All things by a law divine In one another's being mingle.
Page 143 - TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES. The Treasurer of the United States is charged with the receipt and disbursement of all public moneys that may be deposited in the Treasury at Washington and the subtreasuries at Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Chicago, St.
Page 141 - 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 150 - ... collection and transmission of marine intelligence for the benefit of commerce and navigation; the reporting of temperature and rainfall conditions for the cotton...
Page 147 - Indian depredation claims. Under the act of 1870 the different law officers of the Executive Departments exercise their functions, under the supervision and control of the Attorney-General. They are the Assistant Attorney-General for the Department of the Interior, the Assistant Attorney-General for the Post-Office Department, the Solicitor of the Treasury, the Solicitor of Internal Revenue, Treasury Department, and the Solicitor for the Department of State.
Page 144 - 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.
Page 255 - Take half a bushel of nice unslacked lime, slack it with boiling water, cover it during the process to keep in the steam. Strain the liquid through a fine sieve or strainer, and add to it a peck of salt, previously well dissolved in warm water; three pounds of ground rice, boiled to a thin paste, and stirred in boiling hot; half a pound of powdered Spanish whiting, and a pound of clean glue, which has been...
Page 151 - It seeks to promote the interests of agricultural education and investigation throughout the United States. It collects and disseminates general information regarding the colleges and stations, and publishes accounts of agricultural investigations at home and abroad. It also indicates lines of inquiry...
Page 150 - That the Chief of the Weather Bureau, under the direction of the Secretary of Agriculture...
Page 146 - ... transportation for the Army; also clothing and equipage, horses, mules, and wagons, vessels, forage, stationery, and other miscellaneous quartermaster stores and property for the Army, and of clothing and equipage for the militia; constructs necessary buildings, wharves, roads, and bridges at military posts, and repairs the same; furnishes water, heating and lighting apparatus; pays guides, spies, and interpreters, and is in charge of national cemeteries.

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