An Act making Appropriations for sundry Civil Expenses of the Government for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty

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The sum of $4,000 is appropriated for the preservation of the collections of the exploring and surveying expeditions of the government. For completing certain volumes of the Exploring Expedition now nearly finished, and pay of superintendent, the sum of $8,220.05 is provided.


United States Exploring Expedition (USEE)


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  • 11 Stat. 425
  • Title 34, Navy
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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11 Stat. 425 (1859); ch. 82 (Book)

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


  • 1859
  • 03/03/1859


  • Government publications
  • Museum finance
  • Preservation of materials
  • Finance
  • Officials and employees
  • Explorations and Expeditions
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Surveying
  • Salaries
  • Officials and employees--Salaries


Public Law

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Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: 425, 427, 429

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