Checklist of United States Public Documents, 1789-1909, Third Edition Revised and Enlarged, Volume 1, Lists of Congressional and Departmental Publications Page: 443
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I 1. SECRETARY-Continued
I 1.47: Laws and regulations relating to national parks,
C85 Crater Lake National Park. Laws and regulations relating to Crater
Lake National Park, Oreg. 1908.
H79 Hot Springs Reservation. Laws and regulations relating to Hot Springs
Reservation, Hot Springs, Ark. 1908. [See also I1.2:H795,6. t]
M56 Mesa Verde National Park. Laws and regulations relating to Mesa
Verde National Park, Colo. 1908.
M86 Mount Rainier National Park. Laws and regulations relating to Mount
Rainier National Park, Wash. 1908.
P69 Platt National Park. Laws and regulations relating to Platt National
Park, Okla. 1908.
Se6 Sequoia National Park. Laws and regulations relating to Sequoia and
General Grant National Parks, Cal. 1908.
W72 Wind Cave National Park. Laws and regulations relating to Wind Cave
National Park, S. Dak. 1908.
Y3 Yellowstone National Park. Laws and regulations relating to Yellowstone
National Park, Wyo. 1908. [See also I 1.2:Y3 1,2.]
Y7 Yosemite National Park. Laws and regulations relating to Yosemite
National Park, Cal. 1908.
I 1.48: Mesa Verde National Park, Annual reports
(date) [Established by act of June 29, 1906.
1907, unsigned report compiled in office of Secretary of Interior, included in a general
report on Wind Cave and other national parks which was published in annual
reports of Interior Department, 1907 (I 1.1:907 1). This general report was also
issued separately; see I 1.2:W72 .
1908 and 1909, in annual reports of Interior Department (I 1.1:), and issued separately
also. Reports include reports of superintendent, and of J. Walter Fewkes,
in charge of excavation and repair of ruins, each addressed to Secretary of Interior.]
I 1.49: Public notices [concerning irrigation projects of
(CT) Reclamation Service] 4
[A Public notice regarding acquisition of land under sec. 4 of reclamation act of June
17, 1902, is issued by the Secretary of Interior at the opening of each project.
These notices and supplementary sheets are called Public notices, Public notices
and orders, or Public notices and regulations.]
I 1.51: Commissioner of Public Buildings, Annual reports
(date) [By act approved July 16, 1790, 3 commissioners were authorized to be appointed by
the President to survey a district or territory for the permanent seat of Government,
to purchase or accept land on the eastern side of the Potomac River, and to
provide suitable buildings for Congress, the President, and public offices of the
Government. Act of May 1, 1802, abolished the office of commissioners, and conferred
their powers upon a superintendent.
By act of Apr. 29, 1816, the President was authorized to appoint one commissioner to
take up the duties of this office. Senate resolution of Jan. 28, 1818, required an
annual statement on expenditures and progress of work to be made by this commissioner
and, through the President, laid before Congress. Act of Mar. 3, 1829,
required these reports to be made directly to Congress at the beginning of each
session. Act of July 1, 1840, required them to be made at the beginning of each
The reports from 1817 to 1841 usually contain the report of the Architect of the Capitol,
who was styled in 1817 the Surveyor of the Capitol, and at another time, Architect
of Public Buildings. This official was an appointee of the Commissioner
of Public Buildings. Act of Mar. 3, 1843, discontinued the office of Architect,
which was revived as a distinct office June 11, 1851 (see 1 1.7:).
t Certain regulations issued in 1911 by the Hot Springs Reservation, though not
entered in this Checklist, are classed as General publications of the reservation (see
footnote class I 1.17 2:).
:$ This Checklist ends with the publications of the calendar year 1909. The Interior
Department has since begun the issue of a series of maps which necessitates an additional
class under I 1., the series title of which is as follows:
I 1.50: Maps of States showing lands designated by Secretary of Interior as subject to
(CT) entry under enlarged homestead act of Feb. 19, 1909
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