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Page 757 - Section 6. ... in proportion as suitable arrangements can be made for their reception, all objects of art and of foreign and curious research, and all objects of natural history, plants, and geological and mineralogical specimens, belonging, or hereafter to belong, to the United States...
Page 681 - Grant, O Lord, we beseech thee, that the course of this world may be so peaceably ordered by thy governance that thy Church may joyfully serve thee in all godly quietness ; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 753 - 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...
Page 404 - ... of the second part and the survivors and survivor of them, and the executors, administrators, and assigns of such survivor...
Page 751 - I mean stock to remain in this country, to the United States of America, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men.
Page 769 - That the President and Vice President of the United States, the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of War, the Secretary of the Navy, the Postmaster General, the Attorney General, the...
Page 246 - The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to receive into the Treasury, on the same terms as the original bequest of James Smithson, such sums as the regents may, from time to time, see fit to deposit, not exceeding, with the original bequest, the sum of one million dollars. Provided, That this shall not operate as a limitation...
Page 106 - To carry out the plan before described, a library will be required, consisting, 1st, of a complete collection of the transactions and proceedings of all the learned societies in the world; 2d, of the more important current periodical .publications, and other works necessary in preparing the periodical reports.