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Էջ 4 - 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.
Էջ 1 - Institution" for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge among men, approved August 10, 1846, 9 Stat.
Էջ 149 - Report on the Agriculture and Geology of Mississippi; embracing a sketch of the Social and Natural History of the State, by BLC Wailes, Geologist of Mississippi, published by order of the Legislature.
Էջ 2 - Senate, to whom was referred the inquiry whether any, and if any, what, action of the Senate is necessary and proper in regard to the Smithsonian Institution ; made Feb.
Էջ 2 - House whether the Smithsonian Institution has been managed, and its funds expended, in accordance with the law establishing the Institution ; and whether any additional legislation be necessary to carry out the designs of its founders, and that said committee have power to send for persons and papers.
Էջ 244 - ... to be seen in the cabinets of Europe. 48. ANGLESITE. This mineral is found abundantly and in beautiful crystals at this locality. The magnificence of many of the specimens can only be realized by seeing those in Mr. Wheatley's cabinet. The crystals are remarkable for their size and transparency — in some instances they weigh nearly half a pound, being as transparent as rock crystal in nearly every part.
Էջ 392 - March, 1854, and was honored with a public funeral as a mark of the respect in which he was held by the authorities and inhabitants of the district. His loss is the more to be regretted, inasmuch as it disappoints those hopes held forth by my predecessor last year, in allusion to the geological discoveries to be expected from Dr. Stanger, who was to have undertaken an official geological exploration of the province of Natal. * * * ' * * # * The only loss we have sustained amongst our Foreign Associciates...
Էջ 243 - The gneissic strata of the tract embracing this group of lead-bearing veins, seem lo differ in no essential features from the rest of the formation ranging eastward and westward through this belt of country. Here, as elsewhere, they consist chiefly of soft...