INDEX TO THE MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE SECOND SESSION OF THE FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS
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Academy Alaska alcoholic alcoholic fishes alcoholic specimens anemometer Annual Report astronomical Bendire birds boxes C. H. F. Peters California carbon catalogue coast collection comet Congress containing Crustaceans curator Department described discovery distribution eggs electric electromotive force exhibition Fish Commission fisheries fossils Geological Survey gneisses Government important Indian relics insects interesting invertebrates Island January June large number Library Litchfield Observatory London magnetic marine material ment meridian circle meteorological Mexico mineralogy mollusks National Museum natural history Naturalist North American North German Lloyd observations Observatory obtained Office Paleozoic paper Paris Phys portion prepared present Proc Prof Professor publications published received region reserve series right ascension rocks Science scientific Secretary sent shells skins Smithsonian Institution Society South species Specimens of minerals stars stations temperature thermometer tion tube U. S. Nat United Washington William xxvi York
Seite 479 - B with the sound velocity where y is the ratio of the specific heat at constant pressure to the specific heat at constant volume, and p is the gas pressure.
Seite 719 - Bonnet, and a host of other observers, in the latter part of the seventeenth and the first half of the eighteenth centuries, drew the attention of biologists to the gradation in the complexity of organisation which is presented by living beings, and culminated in the doctrine of the " echelle des etres," so powerfully and clearly stated by Bonnet ; and, before him, adumbrated by Locke and by Leibnitz.
Seite x - Washington, during the time for which they shall hold their respective offices ; three members of the Senate, and three members of the House of Representatives, together with six other persons, other than members of Congress, two of whom shall be...
Seite 39 - On the Construction of a Silvered Glass Telescope, fifteen and a half inches in aperture, and its use in Celestial Photography.
Seite 9 - Survey, disconnected from the National Museum; but there being no ground available for this purpose, it was thought expedient to ask for an appropriation to furnish the required quarters on the Smithsonian reservation, which is at present ample for the purpose. On the 10th of April last the following bill was accordingly introduced into the House of Representatives and referred to the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds. The subject is still before that committee, and it is impossible to state...
Seite xii - That the sum of two hundred thousand dollars be, and hereby is, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the erection of a fire-proof building on the south portion of the Smithsonian Reservation, for the accommodation of the United States Geological Survey, and for other purposes : Provided, That the consent of the Regents of the Smithsonian Institution be first obtained thereto, and that the building be under their direction when completed : And provided further,...
Seite 114 - January 1, 1879, in coin, at the office of the assistant treasurer of the United States in New York, the outstanding United States legal-tender notes when presented in sums of not less than fifty dollars.
Seite 680 - Their Eye-brows are Milk-white also, and so is the Hair of their Heads, and very fine withal, about the length of six or eight Inches, and inclining to a Curl.