Keim's Illustrated Hand-book: Washington and Its Environs : a Descriptive and Historical Hand-book to the Capital of the United States of America

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For the compiler, 1879 - Washington (D.C.) - 252 pages
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Page 145 - show the condition and progress of education in the several States and Territories, and of diffusing such information respecting the organization and management of schools and school systems and methods of teaching as
Page 117 - and beneficial, as his military valor and prudence have been useful in establishing her liberties, and in the year of Masonry 5793, by the President of the United States, in concert with the Grand Lodge of Maryland, several Lodges under its jurisdiction, and Lodge No. 22 from Alexandria, Virginia.
Page 138 - the duty of the Treasurer of the United States to receive and keep the moneys of the United States and to disburse the same upon warrants drawn by the Secretary of the Treasury, countersigned by the Comptroller, and recorded by the Register.
Page 117 - This south-east corner-stone of the Capitol of the United' States of America, in the City of Washington, was laid on the 18th day of September, 1793, in the thirteenth year of American Independence, in the first year of the second term of the Presidency of George Washington, whose virtues in the civil administration of his country have been as
Page 99 - furnish statues, in marble or bronze, not exceeding two in number for each State, of deceased persons who have been citizens thereof and illustrious for their historic renown, or for distinguished civic or military service,
Page 120 - unite in sincere and fervent prayers that this deposit, and the walls and arches, the domes and towers, the columns and entablatures, now to be erected over it, may endure forever ! " God save the United States of America
Page 145 - created a Department of Education, for the purpose of collecting such statistics and facts as show the condition and progress of education in the several States and Territories, and
Page 122 - Article I section 1 of the Constitution provides that all legislative powers therein granted shall be. vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives. The
Page 164 - that word, and to procure, propagate, and distribute among the people new and valuable seeds and plants." The chief executive officer was
Page 122 - therein granted shall be. vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives. The Senate is composed of two Senators from each State,

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