An act making appropriations for the naval service, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six

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The President of the United States is authorized to send out an exploring expedition to the south seas and for this purpose a sum of $150,000 is provided.


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  • 5 Stat. 27
  • Title 34, Navy
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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05 Stat. 27 (1836); ch. 61 (Book)

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  • 1856
  • 05/14/1836


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Public Law

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Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: 27-29

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