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Página 436 - Thy people ; that all things may be so ordered and settled by their endeavours, upon the best and surest foundations, that peace and happiness, truth and justice, religion and piety, may be established among us for all generations.
Página 497 - De la destination et de l'utilité permanente des Pyramides d'Egypte et de Nubie contre les irruptions sablonneuses du désert.
Página 246 - A Manual of Gold and Silver Coins of all Nations struck within the past century, showing their history and legal basis, and their actual weight, fineness and value, chiefly from original and recent assays; with which are incorporated Treatises on Bullion and Plate, Counterfeit Coins, Specific Gravity of Precious Metals, &c.
Página 241 - Pennsylvania, offered the following resolution, which was adopted : Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to take into consideration the arrangement of a Committee for future action, to report as speedily as possible.
Página 436 - Most heartily we beseech thee, with thy favour to behold and bless thy servant THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, and all others in authority ; and so replenish them with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, that they may always incline to thy will, and walk in thy way.
Página 388 - States: and also to make, have, and use, a common seal, and the same to break, alter, and renew, at their pleasure: and also to ordain, establish, and put in execution, such...
Página 31 - There can be no doubt that a national institution, such as we contemplate, having at its command an observatory, a museum containing collections of all the productions of nature, a botanic and zoological garden, and the necessary apparatus for illustrating every branch of physical science, would attract together men of learning and students from every part of our country, would open new avenues of intelligence throughout the whole of its vast extent, and would contribute largely to disseminate among...
Página 346 - Secretary of State, Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of War, Secretary of the Navy, Secretary of the Interior, Postmaster-General, Attorney-General, Commissioner of Patents. The Regents and Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution...
Página 133 - Columbia, be instructed to memorialize Congress, at its present session, to grant a sufficient sum of money to defray the expense of a careful and minute trigonometrical and geological Survey of the District, to be made under the direction of the National Institution. On motion of John S. Skinner, it was Resolved, That a committee be appointed to confer with the gentlemen who may be in attendance at Washington, under a...