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ORGANIZATION AND OFFICIALS
DUTIES AND POWERS OF FEDERAL OFFICE
AN ORIGINAL SUMMARIZATION
H. C. GAUSS
WITH A COMPILATION OF DATA FROM OFFICIAL SOURCES
NEW YORK, 1908
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, * 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.
distrust that by some means the Federal Government is "Pon 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 **oning hostility to the regulation of matters not be controlled by the individual State, it is a duty of
* not only to read, in its original form, the Constitution of
States, but to be informed as well as to the developments
from the natural growth of the Federal powers; whether opments have in any sense proved to be injurious and hey have Proved beneficial. As an introduction to the study
**ny phases of Federal *tivity, this compilation has the rely of assembling in a sin
frnmental work, and its ac
*acy would be wholly that of owth and change are both Con* much can and should be done departmental law and regulations, ss of a mystery to the millions who *Spective States and of the Federal
Y I, 1908. H. C. GAUss.
pment and jurisdiction
*, Secretary of. Appoint.
in Cabinet rank
lie Government Depart-
* * * * * * . . . . . ... 101
ions and bonds, list. . . . . . . 361
Army, Adjutant General's Depart-
rank and duties ..
and duties . . . . . -
nd retirement of
. . . . 5
officers - - - - - -