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Maryland Geological Survey, Volume 1, 1897
Volume 423, Page 26   View pdf image (33K)
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5. That the Board shall hold semi-annual meetings, in the months
of March and November, prior to and soon after the operations in
the field—the meetings to be called by the Governor, at such time and
place as he may think best.

6. That it is the sense of the Commission that the Executive Officer
be empowered to make draft upon the Comptroller from time to time
for such money as the needs of the Commission may demand, the
amount to be drawn being limited by the appropriation for any one

7. That the Executive Officer be required to see that a detailed
account of all expenses is kept and that the same be presented, with
proper vouchers for approval, at each of the semi-annual meetings of
the Commission, such vouchers being a part of their permanent records.

8. That the offer of the Johns Hopkins University to furnish, free
of all charges whatsoever, suitable rooms for the offices of the survey
and the use of its collections, maps, and apparatus be accepted, and
that the headquarters of the survey, until otherwise ordered, be
established at that place.

9. That the State Geologist shall prepare and publish a series of
occasional papers for the purpose of keeping the people of the state
informed respecting the methods of the survey as it is in progress, and
that the first of these reports shall be promptly issued to set forth
the organization of the survey, and to show what has hitherto been
done for the study of the geology, natural history and resources of
Maryland by public or private agencies.

10. That fuller reports upon special topics of importance to the
state of Maryland shall be presented as soon as they can be prepared
in a satisfactory manner, and that the State Geologist be requested
if he finds it possible, to report in the first place upon building-stones.

11. That the President of the Board be requested to make known
to the head of the U. S. Geological Survey in Washington and to the
heads of the Geological Surveys in neighboring states the organiza-
tion of the State Geological and Economic Survey of Maryland, and
to ask their official co-operation.

12. That the State Geologist be directed to make known, in the


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