Report Upon the Condition and Progress of the U.S. National Museum During the Year Ending June 30 ...

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Сторінка 14 - That, in proportion as suitable arrangements can be made for their reception, all objects of art and of foreign and curious research, and all objects of natural history, plants, and geological and mineralogical specimens, belonging or hereafter to belong, to the United States...
Сторінка 95 - For continuing the preservation, exhibition, and increase of the collections from the surveying and exploring expeditions of the Government, and from other sources, including salaries or compensation...
Сторінка 582 - Poncha, and, on the contrary, secured his friendship by presenting him with lookingglasses, hatchets, and hawks'-bells, in return for which he obtained guides and porters from among this Cacique's people, and was enabled to prosecute his journey. Following Poncha's guides, Vasco Nunez and his men commenced the ascent of the mountains, until he entered the country of an Indian Chief called Quarequa, whom they found fully prepared to resist them. The brave Indian advanced at the. head of his troops,...
Сторінка 834 - And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth : so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be numbered.
Сторінка 991 - PRIME'S POTTERY AND PORCELAIN. Pottery and Porcelain of All Times and Nations. With Tables of Factory and Artists' Marks, for the Use of Collectors. By WILLIAM C. PRIME, LL.D. Illustrated. 8vo, Cloth, Uncut Edges and Gilt Tops, $7 00 ; Half Calf, $9 25. (In a Box.) CESNOLA'S CYPRUS.
Сторінка 456 - The morning was cool and the wind high from the northeast. The Indians who arrived last night took their empty canoes on their shoulders and carried them below the great shoot, where they put them in the water and brought them down the rapid, till at the distance of...
Сторінка 698 - Betwixt their hands and thighes, their women use to spin the barks of trees, deare sinews, or a kind of grasse they call Pemmenaw, of these they make a thred very even and readily. This thred serveth for many uses, as about their housing, apparell, as also they make nets for fishing for the quantity as formally braded as ours. They make also with it lines for angles.
Сторінка 991 - DAVID. A Tour | through | The Isle of Man : | To which is subjoined | A Review of the Manx History.
Сторінка 231 - Notes on some fossil plants from the Trinity division of the Comanche series of Texas. By William M.
Сторінка 18 - Owing to the same causes (which have affected the Library of Congress itself) these principal conditions, except as regards their custody in a fire-proof building, have never been fulfilled. The books are still deposited chiefly in the Capitol, but though they have now increased from...

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