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Page 68 - Representatives in 1853 ; and was elected to the United States Senate (to fill the vacancy caused by the death of...
Page 99 - Rotunda is 95 feet 6 inches in diameter, and its height from the floor to the top of the canopy is 180 feet 3 inches.
Page 128 - Agriculture to acquire and preserve in his Department all information concerning agriculture which he can obtain by means of books and correspondence and by practical and scientific experiments, (accurate records of which experiments shall be kept in his office) by the collection of statistics, and by any other appropriate means within his power; to collect, as he may be able, new and valuable seeds and plants...
Page 123 - 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 99 - The dome of the original central building was constructed of wood, covered with copper. This was replaced in 1856 by the present structure of cast iron. It was completed in 1865.
Page 72 - April 14, 1810; received a common-school and academic education ; was a merchant, and afterwards engaged in agricultural pursuits; was a Representative in the Thirty-fourth, Thirtyfifth, Thirty-sixth, Thirty-seventh, Thirty-eighth, and Thirty-ninth Congresses; was elected to the United States Senate as a Union Republican, to succeed Luke P. Poland, Union Republican, and took his seat March 4, 1867; was reelected in 1872, in 1878, in 1884, in 1890, and in 1896.
Page 121 - ... offices; he shall direct suits and legal proceedings, and take all such measures as may be authorized by law, to enforce the prompt payment of moneys due to the Department.
Page 156 - Seeds, or other articles not prohibited, which are liable from their form or nature to loss or damage, unless specially protected, may be...