A Resolution for distributing the work on the Exploring Expedition

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Fifty-eight copies of the publication on the "Exploring Expedition" shall be delivered to the Secretary of State to be distributed. One copy of said work is to be given to Charles Wilkes, commander of the expedition, one to William L. Hudson and one to Cadwallader Ringold, commandants of vessels in the expedition. Two copies will be placed in the Library of Congress.


  • Wilkes, Charles 1798-1877
  • Hudson, William Leverreth
  • Ringgold, Cadwalader 1802-1867
  • Library of Congress Relations with the Smithsonian
  • United States Exploring Expedition (USEE)


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  • 5 Stat. 797
  • Title 34, Navy
  • Joint Resolution

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Statutes at Large

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05 Stat. 797 (1845); Res. No. 5 (Book)

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


  • 1856
  • 02/20/1845


  • Scientific expeditions
  • Museums
  • Resolutions, Legislative
  • Museum publications

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Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 797

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