An Act making Appropriations for the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Expenses of Government for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven

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The sum of $3,210 is appropriated for the preservation of the collections of the Exploring Expedition. The compensation of keepers and watchmen of the collections and for laborers is set at the rate of $480 per annum, per act of fourth August, 1854.


United States Exploring Expedition (USEE)


Smithsonian Legal Documents

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  • 11 Stat. 102
  • Title 34, Navy
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large


Reference is made to the Act of August 4, 1854, 10 Stat. 546.

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11 Stat. 102 (1856); ch. 162 (Book)

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


  • 1859
  • 08/18/1856


  • Scientific expeditions
  • Museum finance
  • Preservation of materials
  • Finance
  • Officials and employees
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Salaries
  • Officials and employees--Salaries


Public Law

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Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 102, 110

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