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Page 236 - By the constitution of the United States the president is invested with certain important political powers, in the exercise of which he is to use his own discretion, and is accountable only to his country in his political character, and to his own conscience.
Page 299 - ... to Investigate and report upon all questions affecting the efficiency of the Army and Its state of preparation for military operations ; to render professional aid and assistance to the Secretary of War and to general officers and other superior commanders, and...
Page 322 - The head of each department is authorized to prescribe regulations, not inconsistent with law, for the government of his department, the conduct of its officers and clerks, the distribution and performance of its business, and the custody, use, and preservation of the records, papers, and property appertaining to it This section does not authorize withholding information from the public or limiting the availability of records to the public.
Page 238 - The deposits of the money of the United States in places in which the said bank and branches thereof may be established shall be made in said bank or branches thereof unless the Secretary of the Treasury shall at any time otherwise order and direct...
Page 228 - That unity is conducive to energy will not be disputed. Decision, activity, secrecy, and dispatch will generally characterize the proceedings of one man, in a much more eminent degree, than the proceedings of any greater number; and in proportion as the number is increased, these qualities will be diminished.
Page 26 - ... thereto in writing, to the senate or house of assembly, in whichsoever the same shall have originated, who shall enter the objections sent down by the council, at large, in their minutes, and proceed to reconsider the said bill.
Page 260 - ... or promise or threaten to do so for giving or withholding or neglecting to make any contribution of money or service or any other valuable thing for any political purpose.
Page 306 - Survey, and the classification of the public lands and examination of the Geological Structure, mineral resources and products of the national domain...