« AnteriorContinuar »
FORTY-THIRD CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION.
CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES,
February 27, 1875. The following resolution, originating in the House of Representatives, February 24, 1875, has this day been concurred in by the Senate:
Resolved by the House of Representatives, (the Senate concurring,) That ten thousand five hundred copies of the report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1874 be printed, two thousand copies of which sball be for the use of the House of Representatives, one thousand for the use of the Senate, and seven thousand five hundred for the use of the Institution: Provided, That the aggregate number of pages of said report sball not exceed four hundred and fifty, and that there shall be no illustrations except those furnished by the Smithsonian Institution. Attest:
EWD. MCPHERSON, Clerk.
SECRETARY OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION,
The Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1874.
Washington, January 26, 1875. GENTLEMEN: In behalf of the Board of Regents, I have the honor to submit to the Congress of the United States the annual report of the operations, expenditures, and condition of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1874. I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
Secretary Smithsonian Institution. Hon. HENRY WILSON,
President of the Senate. Hon. J. G. BLAINE,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION FOR 1874.
This document contains:
1. The annual report of the Secretary, giving an account of thë operations and condition of the establishment for the year 1874, with the statistics of collections, exchanges, meteorology, &c.
2. The report of the executive committee, exhibiting the financial affairs of the Institution, including a statement of the Smithson fund, the receipts and expenditures for the year 1874, and the estimates for 1875.
3. The proceedings of the Board of Regents.
4. A general appendix, consisting principally of reports of lectures, translations from foreign journals of articles not generally accessible, but of interest to meteorologists, correspondents of the Institution, teachers, and others interested in the promotion of knowledge.
THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION.
CLYSSES S. GRANT, President of the United States, ex officio Presiding Officer of the
Institution. MORRISON R. WAITE, Chief-Justice of the United States, Chancellor of the Institu
tion, (President of the Board of Regents.) JOSEPH HENRY, Secretary (or Director) of the Institution.
REGENTS OF THE INSTITUTION.
MORRISON R. WAITE, Chief-Justice of the United States, President of the Board.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS.
MEMBERS EX OFFICIO OF THE INSTITUTION.
U. S. GRANT, President of the United States.
OFFICERS AND ASSISTANTS OF THE INSTITUTION AND
JOSEPH HENRY, Secretary, Director of the Institution.
ASSISTANTS IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM.
F. M. ENDLICH, Mineralogist.