The Department of State of the United States: Its History and Functions

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Yale University Press, 1914 - 459 pages

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Page 67 - 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 265 - Right appertaining, during the pleasure of the President of the United States for the Time being.
Page 257 - IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I HAVE CAUSED THESE LETTERS TO BE MADE PATENT, AND THE SEAL OF THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE TO BE HEREUNTO AFFIXED.
Page 3 - Committee of Secret Correspondence Resolved, That a committee of five be appointed for the sole purpose of corresponding with our friends in Great Britain, Ireland, and other parts of the world ; and that they lay their correspondence before Congress when directed.
Page 406 - ... provided that this shall only be done upon such evidence of criminality as, according to the laws of the place where the fugitive or person so charged shall be found, would justify his apprehension and commitment for trial, if the crime or offence had there been committed...
Page 337 - No officer or employee of the Government shall, directly or indirectly, instruct or be concerned in any manner in the instruction of any person or classes of persons with a view to their special preparation for the examinations of the United States Civil Service Commission. The fact that any officer or employee is found so engaged shall be considered sufficient cause for his removal from the service.
Page 166 - SEC. 10. And be it further enacted, That whenever the offices of President and Vice President shall both become vacant, the Secretary of State shall forthwith cause a notification thereof to be made to the executive of every state, and shall also cause the same to be published in at least one of the newspapers printed in each state, specifying that electors of the President of the United States shall be appointed or chosen in the several States within thirtyfour days preceding the first Wednesday...
Page 105 - The transaction of business with foreign nations is Executive altogether. It belongs, then, to the head of that department, except as to such portions of it as are specially submitted to the Senate. Exceptions are to be construed strictly.
Page 2 - The United States, in Congress assembled, shall have the sole and exclusive right and power of determining on peace and war...
Page 263 - President of the United States of America, To all who shall see these presents Greeting: Know ye, That reposing special Trust and Confidence in the Patriotism...

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