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

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Page 20 - Congress, in which he may recommend the publication of papers forming parts of or accompanying his report, which report shall also contain an account of all moneys received and expended by him. He shall also make special reports on particular subjects whenever required to do so by the President or either House of Congress, or when ho shall think the subject in his charge requires it.
Page 20 - 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...
Page 20 - ... 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; he shall collect new and valuable seeds and plants: shall test, by cultivation, the value of such of them as may require such tests; shall propagate such as may be worthy of propagation; and shall distribute them among agriculturists...
Page 14 - And I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true, and by virtue of the Act passed in the thirty-seventh year of Her Majesty's reign intituled "An Act for the suppression of Voluntary and Extra-judicial Oaths.
Page 11 - Structure, mineral resources and products of the national domain and that the Director and members of the Geological Survey shall have no personal or private interests in the lands or mineral wealth of the region under survey, and shall execute no surveys or examinations for private parties or corporations...
Page 184 - 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 22 - July 1st to lOlh ; and he thinks she could count on three months sure of such navigation, that she could pass in and out. " What I have just read is Capitain Brigg's report to Mr. Wiman. By Mr. White : Q. "Would you require to have ships specially constructed for the navigation of Hudson's Bay? — I think not. If we could not avail ourselves of the ships floating to-day— say 6,000 ton ships — the whole question is at an end.
Page 184 - ... best adapted to promote improvement within the province and to encourage immigration from other countries ; and, amongst other things, to procure and publish early information relating to the supply of grain, breadstuffs and live stock in the other provinces of the Dominion, in Great Britain, and in the United States and other foreign countries in which the province finds a market for its surplus products, and as for the demand therefor, and he shall submit to the Legislature, within thirty days...
Page 20 - 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. 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,...
Page 20 - Among other things it was provided that he should "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.

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