A resolution appointing Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, August 10, 1846 (Stat., IX, 115)

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Summary

This covers the appointment of the first Board of Regents, which included Rufus Choate (MA), Gideon Hawley (NY), Richard Rush (PA), William C. Preston (SC), Alexander Dallas Bache (DC) and Joseph P. Totten (DC).

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  • United States Congress
  • Board of Regents

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Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Citation information

Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections Vol. 42

Notes

This volume and the following one (Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, volume 43) contain all the legistlation relative to subsequent appointments of the Board of Regents until 1899.

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

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pp. 438

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