Joint resolution accepting the invitation of the Regents of the Smithsonian Institute to attend the inauguration of the statue of Joseph Henry

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In a communication from Spencer F. Baird, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institute, Congress was informed that the bronze statue of Joseph Henry, late Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution was completed. Congress was invited to attend the presentation and inauguration of the statue on Thursday, April 19, 1883.


  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • Board of Regents
  • United States Congress


Smithsonian Legal Documents

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  • 22 Stat. 639
  • Title 20, Education
  • Joint Resolution

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Statutes at Large

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22 Stat. 639 (1883); J. Res. No. 16 (Book)

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


  • 1883
  • 02/24/1883


  • Sculpture
  • Secretaries
  • Resolutions, Legislative
  • Statues

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Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 639

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