An Act to provide for placing Greenough's statue of Washington in the Rotunda of the Capitol, and for expenses therein mentioned

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The sum of $15,000 is appropriated in order to settle the accounts of Horatio Greenough for expenses incurred in the execution of the pedestrian statue of Washington and for freight charges. In addition, the sum of $5,000 is appropriated for the purpose of removing the statue from the Navy Yard at Washington and for erecting the same in the Rotunda of the Capitol.


  • Greenough, Horatio 1805-1852
  • Washington, George 1732-1799
  • Hull, Isaac, 1773-1843
  • United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)


Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 5 Stat. 460
  • Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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05 Stat. 460 (1841); ch. 18 (Book)

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


  • 1856
  • 09/09/1841


  • Museum finance
  • Sculpture
  • Finance
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Statues
  • Rotundas


Public Law

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Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 460-61

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