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LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL.
U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,
STATES RELATIONS SERVICE,
Washington, D. C., July 16, 1917.
SIR: I have the honor to transmit herewith a report on the agricultural
experiment stations in the United States for the fiscal year
ended June 30, 1916, and on the work of the Department of Agriculture
in relation thereto. This report has been prepared in accordance
with the following provision of the act of Congress of March 4,
1915, entitled " An act making appropriations for the Department of
Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred
That hereafter there be prepared by the Department of Agriculture an annual
report on the work and expenditures of the agricultural experiment stations
established under the act of Congress of March second, eighteen hundred
and eighty-seven (Twenty-fourth Statutes at Large, page four hundred and
forty), on the work and expenditures of the Department of Agriculture in connection
therewith, and on the cooperative agricultural extension work and
expenditures of the Department of Agriculture and of agricultural colleges under
the act of May eighth, nineteen hundred and fourteen, entitled " An act to provide
for cooperative agricultural extension work between the agricultural colleges in
the several States receiving the benefits of an act of Congress approved July
second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and of acts supplementary thereto,
and the United States Department -of Agriculture "; and that there be printed
annually eight thousand copies of said report, of which one thousand copies shall
be for the use of the Senate, two thousand copies for the use of the House of
Representatives, and five thousand copies for the use of the Department of
Agriculture (38 Stat. L., p. 1110).
This report embodies all the information heretofore submitted in
compliance with the provisions of 34 Stat. IL., p. 64, sec. 5.
A. C. TRUE, Director.
Hon. D. F. HOUSTON,
Secretary of Agriculture.
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