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Page 2 - officio members, three members of the Senate, three members of the House of Representatives, and six citizens, “two of whom shall be resident in the city of Washington and the other four shall be inhabitants of some State, hut no two of them of the same State.”
Page 113 - Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, showing the operations, expenditures, and condition of the institution for the year ending June 30, 1898. Report of the US National Museum. Washington:
Page lx - dollars. For continuing the preservation, exhibition, and increase of the collections from the surveying and exploring expeditions of the Government, and from other sources, including salaries or compensation of all necessary employees, one hundred and eighty thousand dollars, of which sum five thousand five hundred dollars
Page 113 - Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, showing the operations, expenditures, and condition of the Institution for the year ending June 30, 1898. Washington: Government Printing Office.
Page lxii - For construction of a bridge across Rock Creek on the line of the roadway from Quarry road entrance, under the direction of the Engineer Commissioner of the District of Columbia, twentytwo thousand dollars, onehalf of which sum shall be paid out of the revenues of the District of Columbia.
Page xxxi - “for expenses of the system of international exchanges between the United States and foreign countries, under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, including salaries or compensation of all necessary employees and the purchase of necessary books and periodicals” (sundry civil act,
Page x - (Revised Statutes, Title LXXIII, section 5580), “The business of the Institution shall be conducted at the city of Washington by a Board of Regents, named the Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, to be composed of the VicePresident, the Chief Justice of the United States, three members of the Senate, and three members of the House of
Page 12 - Esq., of Setauket, New York, made a donation to the Smithsonian Institution, the income from a part of which was to be devoted “to the increase and diffusion of more exact knowledge in regard to the nature and properties of atmospheric air in connection with the welfare of man.” These properties may be considered in their bearing upon any or all of the