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THE

RICAN GOVERNMENT

ANIZATION AND OFFICIALS

WITH THE

· AND POWERS OF FEDERAL OFFICE

HOLDERS

Second Edition

AN ORIGINAL SUMMARIZATION

BY

H. C. GAUSS

1 A COMPILATION OF DATA FROM OFFICIAL SOURCES

NEW YORK, 1908
L. R. HAMERSLY & CO.

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Copyright, 1907, by

L. R. HAMERSLY & COMPANY

New York

d numbers there are a half a million persons holding comnd appointments from the United States, and exercising, s of the world, functions which cannot be exercised by a any State as such. The persons referred to are, however, ts of every citizen of every State, and their business comes n increasing measure with each year, the business of every y and of every person in every community. e distrust that by some means the Federal Government is upon the rights and prerogatives of the independent States eated by persons who have become, properly enough, subederal control. Lest any citizens of the United States led to an unreasoning hostility to the regulation of matters inot be controlled by the individual State, it is a duty of ), not only to read, in its original form, the Constitution of 1 States, but to be informed as well as to the developments from the natural growth of the Federal powers; whether elopments have in any sense proved to be injurious and hey have proved beneficial. As an introduction to the study y many phases of Federal activity, this compilation has the rely of assembling in a single book details of the Federal government from many and not always accessible sources. ate definition of every detail of the subject is possible only ernmental work, and its accuracy would be wholly that of ent, for the reason that growth and change are both conoing on. At the same time much can and should be done in the way of digesting departmental law and regulations, ederal practice may be less of a mystery to the millions who ce the sovereigns of the respective States and of the Federal

y I, 1908.

H. C. GAUSS.

235180

INDEX.

ters.

PAGE

PAGE
ons used in Diplomatic Appraisers of merchandise, loca-
sular Lists, table of.. 265 tions and bonds, list.......361-363
gainst Government, aud-

assistant, locations and bonds,
pproval of....

440
list

362-363
sion and rejection of.. 441 Appraisers must certify appraise-
retaries, order of prece-
ment to collector

318
135

Appraisement and inspection, of
jeneral's Department.. 455 imported goods...

318
2, Department of, bu-

319
appeals from
752
experts employed on

320
1 of Animal Industry.. 740 Appraisement-see also "Reap-
1 of Biological Survey.. 753 praisement."
I of Chemistry.

745
1 of Entomology.

Architect of Treasury, Supervising 446

752
1 of Plant Industry....

Arizona, organization, personnel
755
and limitations

733
u of Soils.

754
u of Statistics.

Armed forces of U. S.--President

748
pment and jurisdiction

commander-in-chief of

May be used by President for

738
of Good Roads.

execution of criminal laws. 18

756
ential appointments in. 712

Army, Adjutant General's Depart-
ations of

757
ment,

455
or of

739
Banners of

509
*, Secretary of, Appoint-
Chief of staff of.

451
ilary and duties..

161

Commissioned officers in dif-
i in Cabinet rank.

162
ferent grades

487
charge of Quarantine
Composition of

450
164
Contract Surgeons in.

463
is of
Dental Surgeons in.

463
163
ant

181

Enlistments and discharges. 515
al Experiment Stations. 163

General Staff Corps, duties of 452
on railroads...

816

Hospital Corps
Territorial organization

463
Insignia of

501
734
Medical Department

462
Boundary Commission... 275

Non-commissioned officers,
natured

377

rank and duties
has declared intention

485
Nurse corps of

463
nship may have pass-

Organization of regiments and
len

247
companies

488
ors, foreign, received by

Pay of

.490, 497
t
ors of U. S.-see Em-

19

Pay Department, organization
and duties

465
"S.
Peace organization

453
iue Government Depart-

President is
in charge of Auditors.. 441

commander-in-
rules for land transpor-

chief of

5
Promotion and retirement of
designated for importa-

742
officers

498, 501
of
Punishments in

515
ition of contagious dis-

743 Quartermaster's Department. 459
s among
Schools

516
ntine against infected.. 743
742 Strength of

487
Law, prosecutions un-

Subsistence Department. 461
Surgeon General of .

462
521 War organization of.

453
See also "War Department."
94 Artillery, coast and field.

453
re-

Assayer, of Assay Office, New
.6-12 York, ex-officio member of Com-

mission to Examine and Test
15
Coins

434
102 Assistant Secretaries of Depart-

ments and their duties (see also
101 the various Departments)...134, 167

Assistant treasurers of the United
319
States

420

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