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Corrections and amendments are made to the Revised Statutes concerning the incorporation of the Smithsonian Institution and changing Patent Office to Patents in section 5579


  • United States Patent Office
  • United States Revised Statutes


Smithsonian Legal Documents

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  • 18 Stat. 253
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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19 Stat. 253 (1877); ch 69, (Book)

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  • 1877
  • 02/27/1877


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Public Law

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Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 240, 253

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