Journals of the House of Commons of the Dominion of Canada, Volume 18

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Page 24 - The Commissioner of agriculture to acquire and preserve in his Department all information concerning agriculture which he can obtain by means of books and correspondence, and by practical and scientific experiments (accurate records of which experiments shall be kept in his office), by collection of statistics, and by any other appropriate means within his power; to collect as he may be able, new and valuable seeds and plants...
Page 190 - Commissioner to institute inquiries and collect useful facts relating to the agricultural, mechanical and manufacturing interests of the province, and to adopt measures for disseminating or publishing the same in such manner and form as he finds best adapted to promote improvement within the province and to encourage immigration from other countries...
Page 24 - He shall aleo make special reports on particular subjects whenever required to do so by the President or either House of Congress, or when he shall think the subject in his charge requires it.
Page 2 - ... to make an accurate and complete geological survey of this state, which shall be accompanied with proper maps and diagrams, and furnish a full and scientific description of its rocks, soils and minerals...
Page 18 - Railway in so far as they are applicable to the undertaking, and are not varied by or inconsistent with the Act of the Parliament of Canada last above cited ; And whereas by an Act passed in the thirty-seventh year of Her Majesty's reign, intituled "An Act to amend the Act respect37V., c. 15. ing the construction of the Intercolonial Railway...
Page 24 - Agriculture to acquire and preserve in his department all information concerning agriculture which he can obtain by means of books and correspondence, and by practical and scientific experiments (accurate records of which experiments shall be kept in his office), by the collection of statistics, and by any other appropriate means within his power; to collect, as he may bo able, new and valuable seeds and plants; to test, by cultivation, the value of such of them as may require such tests; to propagate...
Page 24 - That it shall be the duty of the Commissioner of Agriculture to acquire and preserve in his Department all information concerning agriculture which he can obtain by means of books and correspondence, and by practical and scientific experiments (accurate records of which experiments shall be kept in his office,) by the collection of statistics, and by any other appropriate means within his power; to collect, as he may be able, new and valuable seeds and plants; to test, by cultivation, the value of...
Page 24 - Interior, including the fixtures and property of the propagating garden. He shall direct and superintend the expenditure of all money appropriated by Congress to the Department, and render accounts thereof, and also of all money heretofore appropriated for Agriculture, and remaining unexpended. And said Commissioner may send and receive, through the mails, free of charge, all communications and other matter pertaining to the business of his department, not exceeding in weight thirty-two ounces.
Page 24 - He shall receive and have charge of all the property of the agricultural division of the Patent Office in the Department of the Interior, including the fixtures and property of the propagating garden.
Page 190 - Bureau and may also appoint such other officers as may be necessary for the proper conduct of the Bureau.

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