An Act making Appropriations for the Service of the Post-Office Department during the fiscal year, ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six

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Summary

All books, maps, charts, or other publications, entered for copyright, and which, under the act of August tenth, eighteen hundred and forty-six, are required to be deposited in the Library of Congress, and in the Smithsonian Institution, may be sent through the mails free of postage.

Subject

  • Library of Congress
  • Postmaster General

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 10 Stat. 683
  • Title 39, Postal Service
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Notes

Reference is made to the Act of August 10th, 1846, ch. 178.

Contained within

10 Stat. 683 (1855); ch. 201 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1855
  • 03/03/1855

Topic

  • Copyright
  • Museum finance
  • Books and reading
  • Finance
  • Postal service
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Museums
  • Books
  • Maps
  • Museum publications

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 683, 685

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