An Act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of Government for the fiscal year ending the thirtieth day of June, eighteen hundred and forty-four

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Extra pay is authorized for the settlement of the accounts of the officers attached to the surveying and exploring expedition to the Pacific Ocean and the South Seas. The sum of $1,842 is appropriated for preparing and publishing charts. For publishing an account of the discoveries of the exploring expedition, under the supervision and direction of the Joint Committee on the Library, $20,000 is provided.


United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Library


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  • 5 Stat. 630
  • Title 34, Navy
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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05 Stat. 630 (1843); ch. 100 (Book)

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  • 1856
  • 03/03/1843


  • Scientific expeditions
  • Museum finance
  • Finance
  • Expenditures, Public


  • Pacific Ocean
  • Oceania


Public Law

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Number of pages: 5; Page Numbers: 630, 635-36, 643, 645

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