Annual Report of the board of regents of the smithsonian institution

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1883
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Page viii - Washington, during the time for which they shall hold their respective offices ; three members of the Senate, and three members of the House of Representatives, together with six other persons, other than members of Congress...
Page 26 - Tables and Results of the Precipitation, in Rain and Snow, in the United States, and at some stations in adjacent parts of North America, and in Central and South America.
Page 738 - Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington Territory, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming 48-123 APPENDIX.
Page 518 - INDEX MEDICUS.— A Monthly Classified Record of the Current Medical Literature of the World.
Page 639 - If you are, tell us so; that those of our nation who have become your children, and have determined to die so, may know what to do. In this case, one chief has said, he would ask you to put him out of his pain.
Page 595 - Genesee county ; it measures, in some places, between seven and eight feet from the bottom of the ditch to the top of the wall.
Page viii - 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...
Page 182 - An act making appropriations for the service of the Post-Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, and for other purposes...
Page 512 - On the evolution of language, as exhibited in the specialization of the grammatic processes, the differentiation of the parts of speech, and the integration of the sentence ; from a study of Indian languages, by JW Powell. P. 1-16. Sketch of the mythology of the North American Indians, by JW Powell. P. 17-56. Wyandot government: a short study of tribal society, by JW Powell.
Page 182 - That all the archives, records, and materials relating to the Indians of North America, collected by the Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region, shall be turned over to the Smithsonian Institution, that the work may be completed and prepared for publication under its direction...

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