A History of the First Half-century of the National Academy of Sciences, 1863-1913

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Page 309 - March'3, 1891, and which may be continued; and he may make such rules and regulations and establish such service as will insure the objects of such reservations...
Page 305 - The Secretary of War, upon the request of the Secretary of the Interior, is hereby authorized and directed to make the necessary details of troops to prevent trespassers or intruders from entering the park for the purpose of destroying the game or objects of curiosity therein, or for any other purpose prohibited by law, and to remove such persons from...
Page 256 - All sugars not above number thirteen Dutch Standard in color, all tank bottoms, sirups of cane juice or of beet juice, melada, concentrated melada, concrete and concentrated molasses, testing by the...
Page 13 - States as may be designated, and the Academy shall, whenever called upon by any department of the Government, investigate, examine, experiment, and report upon any subject of science or art, the actual expense of such investigations, examinations, experiments, and reports to be paid from appropriations which may be made for the purpose, but the Academy shall receive no compensation whatever for any services to the Government of the United States.
Page 7 - In 1898, in his address as retiring president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Gibbs summed up his views as to the constitution of the complex acids.
Page 268 - Survey shall have no personal or private interests in the lands or mineral wealth of the region under survey, and shall execute no surveys or examinations for private parties or corporations; and the geological and geographical survey of the Territories, and the geographical and geological survey of the Rocky Mountain region, under the Department of the Interior, and the geographical surveys west of the one hundredth meridian, under the War Department, are hereby discontinued, to take effect on the...
Page 353 - The local authorities, on the adoption and purchase of a voting machine, may provide for the payment therefor in such manner as they may deem for the best interest of the locality...
Page 272 - Sciences is hereby rçquired, at their next meeting to take into consideration the methods and expenses of conducting all surveys of a scientific character under the War or interior Department, and the surveys of the Land Office, and to report to Congress, as soon thereafter as may be practicable, a plan for surveying and mapping the Territories of the United States on such general system as will, iu their judgment, secure the best results at the least possible cost...
Page 369 - Pp. 1-152. United States Internal Revenue. Report on glucose, prepared by the National Academy of Sciences, in response to a request made by the Commissioner of Internal Revenue. Washington: Government Printing Office. 1884. 8°. Pp. 1-108. Report of committee of National Academy of Sciences concerning classification of Donskoi wool, January 30, 1886.
Page 310 - An act to repeal the timber-culture laws, and for other purposes...

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