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THE

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT

ORGANIZATION AND OFFICIALS

WITH THE

DUTIES AND POWERS OF FEDERAL OFFICE

HOLDERS

Second Edition

AN ORIGINAL SUMMARIZATION

BY

H. C. GAUSS

WITH 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, * 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
‘nt, for the reason that g
ing * At the same ti
"the way of digesting
*ral practice may be le
ce the *Vereigns of the

*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

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INDEX.

Page
»ns used in Diplomatic
sular Lists, table of .
3ainst Government, aud-
pproval of............
sion and rejection of .
retaries, order of prece-
Feneral's Department. . .
* Department of, bul
* of Animal Industry..
1 of Biological Survey..
1 of Chemistry. . . .

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ential a
ations o
or of . .

*, Secretary of. Appoint.
lary and duties

in Cabinet rank
arge

timent statio.
roads

have pass.

lie Government Depart-
o of Audi. -
* * land transpor-
onated for’ importa:

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*...general
in.

* * * * * * . . . . . ... 101
appointment
' ' ' ' ' ' ' . . . . . . .319

P
Appraisers of merchandise, loca-

ions and bonds, list. . . . . . . 361
t assistant, locations and o,
list - - -
Appraisers must certify appraise-
ment to collector
Appraisement and
imported goods. .
appeals from . . . . . . . . .
experts employed on . "...r.l..."
Appraisement—see also Reap-
praisement.”
Architect of Treasury, Supervising
Arizona: organization, personnel
and limitations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -
Armed forces of U. S.–President
commander-in-chief of . . . . . . - -
May be used by President for
execution of criminal laws.

Army, Adjutant General's Depart-
ment. . . . . . . .

Banners of
Chief of staff of

inspection, of

... 4
Commissioned officers in dif.

ferent grades
Composition of - - - - - - - - - - -
Sontract Surgeons in . . .
Pental Surgeons in . . . . . . . . . .
Enlistments and discharges..
General Staff Corps, duties of
Hospital Corps * - - - - - - - - - - - -
Insignia of . . . . . . . . .
Medical Department
Non-commissioned

rank and duties ..
Nurse, corps of . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Organization of regiments and

companies
Pay of

and duties . . . . . -
Peace organization .
President is
chief of

commander-in-

nd retirement of
* * * * - - - - - - - .498,
Punishments in

. . . . 5
Quartermaster's Department.

officers - - - - - -

-363
3.18

3.18
3.19
320
446
733

459
Schools. . . . . . . . . .” . . . . . . 516
Strength of . . . . . . - - - - - - . . . . 487
Subsistence Department. . . . . . 461
Surgeon General of . . . . . . - 462
or organization of . . . . . . . 453
See also owar Departmen
Artillery, coast and field. ........ 453
Assayer, of Assay Office, New
York, ex-officio member of Com-
mission to Examine and Test
pins, .......... - - - - - - - - . 434
Assistant Secretaries of Depart-
onts and their duties (see also
the various Departments). 134, 167
*śstant treasurers of the United
States ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' - - - - - . . . . . . . . . 420

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