An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-three, and for other purposes

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The sum of $300 is appropriated for the transportation of reports and maps to foreign countries. The following additional sums are appropriated: $60,000 for furniture and fixtures of the national museum; $6,000 for heating and lighting the National Museum; $75,000 for the preservation of collections; $2,500 for care of collections in the Armory Building and for storage of the duplicate collections of the government and of property of the United States Fish Commission; $10,000 for the expense of transferring to Washington the collections presented to the United States at the close of the Permanent International Exhibition in Philadelphia; and $7,500 for the purchase of the plates and manuscript on the insects of America from Professor Townend Glover.


  • Glover, Townend
  • Armory Building
  • Permanent International Exhibition, Philadelphia
  • United States Fish Commission
  • United States National Museum


Smithsonian Legal Documents

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  • 22 Stat. 302
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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22 Stat. 302 (1882); ch. 433 (Book)

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  • 1883
  • 08/07/1882


  • Museum finance
  • Insects
  • Heating
  • Finance
  • Lighting
  • Museum conservation methods
  • International relations
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Manuscripts
  • Maps


Public Law

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Number of pages: 4; Page Numbers: 302, 319, 332-33

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