Report 2 vols, Volume 1

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Page 44 - Affairs, and that there shall be a principal officer therein, to be called the Secretary for the Department of Foreign Affairs,* who shall perform and execute such duties as shall from time to time be enjoined on or intrusted to him by the President of the United States...
Page 81 - ... and all the munitions of war which may be required for the fortresses of the country, the armies in the field, and for the whole body of the militia of the Union. In these duties are comprised that of determining the general principles of construction and of prescribing in detail the models and forms of all military weapons employed in war. They comprise also the duty of prescribing the regulations for the proof and inspection of all these weapons, for maintaining uniformity and economy in their...
Page 81 - It is also charged with the river and harbor improvements, with military and geographical explorations and surveys, with the survey of the lakes, and with any other engineer work specially assigned to the corps by acts of Congress or orders of the Secretary of War.
Page 39 - ... of such State or its trade, nor shall any body of forces be kept up by any State in time of peace, except such number only as, in the...
Page 46 - You see how the storm thickens, and that our vessel will soon require its ancient pilot. Will you — may we flatter ourselves, that, in a crisis so awful and important, you will — accept the command of all our armies ? I hope you will, because you alone can unite all hearts and all hands, if it is possible that they can be, united.
Page 75 - War shall be issued through the General of the Army, and, in case of his inability, through the next in rank. The General of the Army shall not be removed, suspended, or relieved from command, or assigned to duty elsewhere than at said headquarters, except at his own request, without the previous approval of the Senate...
Page 95 - That there be added to the Medical Staff" of the Army a Corps of Medical Cadets, whose duty it shall be to act as dressers in the general hospitals and as ambulance attendants in the field, under the direction and control of the medical officers alone. They shall have the same rank and pay as the military Cadets at West Point.
Page 43 - States, or to negotiations with public ministers from foreign states or princes, or to memorials or other applications from foreign public ministers or other foreigners, or to such other matters respecting foreign affairs, as the President of the United States shall assign to the said department...
Page 95 - That the Medical Department of the Army shall hereafter consist of one Surgeon General...
Page 43 - That there shall be an Executive Department, to be denominated the Department of Foreign Affairs, and that there shall be a principal officer therein, to be called the Secretary for the Department of Foreign Affairs...