Report of the Board of Regents

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The Institution, 1891 - Discoveries in science
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Page x - 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 xxxv - An Act to provide for celebrating the four hundredth anniversary of the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus by holding an International Exhibition of arts, industries, manufactures and the products of the soil, mine and sea, in the City of Chicago, in the State of Illinois,
Page 719 - Behold, I will bring again the shadow of the degrees, which is gone down in the sun-dial of Ahaz, ten degrees backward. So the sun returned ten degrees, by which degrees it was gone down.
Page xxxvii - That all such articles when sold or withdrawn for consumption or use in the United States shall be subject to the duty, if any, imposed upon such articles by the revenue laws in force at the date of...
Page xxxix - That nothing in this act shall be so construed as to override or interfere with the laws of any State, and all contracts made in any State for the purposes of the exhibition shall be subject to the laws thereof.
Page xxxi - Park for the advancement of science and the instruction and recreation of the people.
Page xix - 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, $32,000.
Page xxxvii - ... payment of duty, customs fees, or charges, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury shall prescribe...
Page 767 - Contributions to meteorology, being results derived from an examination of the observations of the United States Signal Service and from other sources — 13th paper.
Page xxxviii - ... and materials as the heads of the several Departments and the directors of the Smithsonian Institution and National Museum may respectively decide shall be embraced in said Government exhibit. The President may also designate additional articles for exhibition.

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