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Travels in North America, from Modern Writers: With Remarks and Observations Exhibiting a Connected View of the Geography and Present State of That Quarter of the Globe (Classic Reprint) by William Bingley (Paperback / softback, 2016)
Excerpt from Travels in North America, From Modern Writers: With Remarks and Observations Exhibiting a Connected View of the Geography and Present State of That Quarter of the Globe Washington is the seat of government; and the pre eident, when there, lives in a house destined for his use, and furnished at the expense of the nation. His annual salary is dollars, about sterling. The president, in virtue of his office, is commander-ia chief of the army and navy of the United States, and also of the militia, whenever it is called into actual service. He is empowered to make treaties, to appoint ambassadors, ministers, consuls, judges of the supreme court, and all military and other officers whose appoint ments are t otherwise provided for by the law. The national council is composed of the President and Vice President; and the heads of the treasury, war, navy, and post-othee establishment. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.