An Act to provide for the support of the Military Academy of the United States for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, and for other purposes

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Summary

Section 6 provides that all money arising from the bequest of James Smithson shall be invested in State stocks and the annual interest accruing shall be invested for the benefit of the Smithsonian Institution.

Subject

Smithson, James 1765-1829

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 5 Stat. 264
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

05 Stat. 264 (1838); ch. 169 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1856
  • 07/07/1838

Topic

  • Smithson Bequest
  • Investments

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 264, 267

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