Letter : Washington, D.C., to Wayne MacVeagh, Washington, D.C., 1881 Oct. 13.
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Congress passed a resolution creating a national weather service on February 9, 1870, and it was signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. This new law directed the Secretary of War to take meterological observations and provide warnings of approaching storms. The Brevet Brigadier General Albert J. Myer and his Signal Service Corps were assigned this duty on February 25, 1870 by the Secretary of War. Weather observations began on November 1, 1870. In June 1872, Congress extended the weather...
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