International Literary Exchanges Between France and the United States: A Collection of Pamphlets

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Страница 30 - Resolved, That the governor, with the advice and consent of the council, is hereby authorized to appoint, as soon after the passage of this resolve as may be, and thereafter biennially in the month of...
Страница 35 - CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; AT THE FIRST SESSION, Begun and held at the City of Washington on Monday, the third day of December, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-three. JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
Страница 32 - That our Senators in Congress be instructed, and our Representatives be requested, to use their best exertions to procure the passage of a law...
Страница 15 - SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the senate and house of representatives of the state of Louisiana...
Страница 28 - ... assembled, That the librarian, under the supervision of the Committee on the Library, be authorized to exchange such 'duplicates as may be in the library for other books or works.
Страница 8 - ... valuable in science , literature , natural history and the fine arts — and the establishment in every nation and state of an institution ( under the fostering care of its government ) to receive these exchanges — forming not only a Museum, illustrative as well of the powers of nature as of the state of perfection to which the productions of the human mind and hand have arrived, or are tending to in every quarter of the globe, but a kind of patent office, where the creations of the industry,...
Страница 8 - It may be said that the United States, where literary collections are but of modern origin, and duplicates of books have been rarely accumulated, has but little to offer in the way of exchange. This is, however, far from being the case. Wanting printed books, the natural productions of...
Страница 19 - It is essential that the tins should be stretched out in order to dry them well. For this they should be glued on paper. Reptiles should also be put in alcohol, even if their great size only permits thus to preserve the skin, which is much better than to send it dried. In skinning snakes, it is necessary to leave the head, and to take care not to injure the scales. Great care should be taken too, not to break the tails of lizards. It would be desirable to send the skeletons of fish and reptiles too...
Страница 57 - The care necessary to enrich these collections is generally less than that required for zoology. Herbals and collections of fruits and flowers. — Samples in buds, flowers and fruits of plants intended for herbals should be collected when the plant is small, and generally when it is of a size to be kept in a leaf of paper by folding. It should be taken with the root ; when it is larger, it should be cut in pieces of 40 or 50 centimetres (16 to 18 inches).
Страница 65 - ... we shall give to each of these groups a separate article. Insects. What we have said of articulated animals in general, is particularly applicable to insects, whose number is immense, and whose forms vary beyond all imagination. The kinds differ extremely from one country to another, often even from one locality to another, and it is rare to find perfect identity between insects which inhabit different regions, though often, at the first glance, no difference can be detected between them ; besides,...

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