An Act for the relief of Richard Rush

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The sum of $3,815.73 is appropriated to Richard Rush for services in converting the Smithsonian funds into gold coin and for his aid and supervision in transporting the same from London to the mint at Philadelphia.


Rush, Richard 1780-1859


Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 6 Stat. 892
  • Title 20, Education
  • Private Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

06 Stat 892 (1843); ch. 121 (Book)

Contact information

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


  • 1846
  • 03/03/1843


  • Smithson Bequest
  • Civil law
  • Gold coins
  • London, England


Philadelphia (Pa.)

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 892

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