An Act making Appropriations for the Civil and Diplomatic Expenses of Government for the Year ending the thirtieth Day of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, and for other purposes

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Summary

An Act making Appropriations for the Civil and Diplomatic Expenses of Government for the Year ending the thirtieth Day of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, and for other purposes. In addition to the general federal appropriation, this act funded improvements and fencing to the grounds from the President's House to the Capitol and supported research on the collections from the United States Exploring Expedition.

Subject

United States Exploring Expedition (USEE)

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 9 Stat. 284
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large Vol. 9

Notes

Although this statute does not appropriate money directly to the Smithsonian Institution, part of the funding for grounds work from the President's House to the Capitol was used for the Smithsonian's grounds, and the allotment for publication of the works of the exploring expedition funded Smithsonian curators.

Contained within

09 Stat. 284 (1848); ch. 166 (Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1862
  • August 12, 1848

Topic

  • Grounds
  • Expenditures, Public

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 5; Page numbers: 284. 292-294, 297

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