The Executive Departments of the United States at Washington: A Comprehensive View of the Powers, Functions, and Duties of the Heads of Departments, Bureaus, and Divisions at Washington, as Prescribed by Law and Regulations; Together with a Description in Detail of the Organization of Each; Also a Sketch in Detail of Their Practical Operations in the Transaction of Public Affairs and of Business with the People
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Page 271 - of the Secretary of the Treasury, to pay such sums, not exceeding in the aggregate the sum appropriated therefor, as he may deem necessary for detecting and bringing to trial and punishment persons guilty of violating the internal-revenue laws or conniving at the same, in cases where such expenses are not otherwise provided for by law. (RS, § 3463.)
Page 464 - his invention or discovery, and of the manner and process of making, constructing, compounding, and using the same, in such full, clear, concise, and exact terms as to enable any person skilled in the art or science to which it appertains, or with which it is most nearly connected, to make, construct,
Page 391 - make oath that he verily believes himself to be the original and first inventor or discoverer of the art, machine, manufacture, composition, or improvement for which he solicits a patent; that he does not know or believe that the same was ever before known or used,
Page 464 - make oath that he verily believes himself to be the original and first inventor or discoverer of the art, machine, manufacture, composition, or improvement for which he solicits a patent: that he does not know or believe that the same was ever before known or used,
Page 274 - with the execution of all laws passed by Congress relating to the issue and regulation of a national currency secured by United States bonds. This officer holds for the term of five years, and is required to give bond in the penalty of one hundred thousand dollars, conditioned for the
Page 370 - He is required to execute such orders as he shall receive from the President relative to the procurement of naval stores and materials and the construction, armament, equipment, and employment of vessels of war, as well as all other matters connected with the naval establishment. (RS, § 417.)
Page 28 - of the articles or performance of the service: in which case they may be obtained by open purchase or contract at the places and in the manner in which such articles are usually bought and sold, or such services are engaged,
Page 476 - He is empowered to establish rules for taking affidavits and depositions required in cases pending in the Patent Office, which affidavits and depositions may be taken before any officer authorized by law to take depositions to be used in the courts of the United States or of the State where the officer resides. (RS, § 4905.)
Page 478 - The management of the office is intrusted to an officer styled Commissioner of Education. He is required to present annually to Congress a report embodying the results of his investigations and labors, together with a statement of such facts and recommendations as will in his judgment subserve the purpose for which the office is established. (RS, § 517.) 1373.
Page 462 - All patents are issued in the name of the United States of America, under the seal of the Patent Office, signed by the Secretary of the Interior, countersigned by the Commissioner of Patents, and recorded, together with the specifications, in the Patent Office.