Miscellaneous Documents: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress, 2d Session and Special Session, Band 1


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Seite 85 - Resolved, That the Clerk communicate these resolutions to the Senate. Resolved, That the Clerk send a copy of these resolutions to the family of the deceased.
Seite 3 - Resolved also, that his Excellency the Governor be and he is hereby requested...
Seite 13 - ... posterity, agree, determine, declare and ordain, that we will, and do hereby accept the propositions of the Congress of the United States, as made and contained in their act of the nineteenth day of April, eighteen hundred and sixteen, entitled "An act to enable the people of the Indiana Territory to form a State Government, and Constitution, and for the admission of such State into the Union, on an equal footing with the original States.
Seite 17 - Congress be, and are hereby, instructed, and our Representatives requested, to use their exertions to procure the passage of a law providing for a more perfect and uniform organization of the militia of the several States of the Union.
Seite 6 - It has imported standard instruments, constructed hundreds of compared thermometers, barometers, and psychrometcrs, and has furnished improved tables and directions for observing with these instruments the various changes of the atmosphere, as to temperature, pressure, moisture, &c. It has collected, and is collecting, from its • observers, an extended series of facts which are yielding deductions of great interest in regard to the climate of this country and the meteorology of the globe.
Seite 9 - ... of disease. The study of the cause of the spasmodic muscular contraction of a frog, when brought into contact with two pieces of metal, revealed to Galvani the first facts of the branch of science which now bears his name. The microscopic organization of animals and plants is replete with the highest instruction ; and, surely, in the language of one of the fathers of modern physical science, "nothing can be unworthy of being investigated by man which was thought worthy of being created by GOD.
Seite 87 - Navy, to whom a timely and highly useful grant had been made by the Board, under similar circumstances, and which had been reimbursed to the Institution. Mr. Rush offered the following resolution, which was adopted : Resolved, That a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated for the purchase of philosophical instruments to be used in the new expedition in search of Sir John Franklin in the Arctic seas, and which are to be committed to the charge of Dr. EK Kane,...

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