An act to provide for the appointment of an Acting Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution

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The Chancellor of the Smithsonian Institution is authorized to designate and appoint a suitable person to act as Secretary of the Institution when there shall be a vacancy and whenever the Secretary shall be unable from illness, absence, or other cause to perform the duties of his office.


Chancellor of the Smithsonian Board of Regents


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  • 23 Stat. 21
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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23 Stat. 21 (1884); ch. 44 (Book)

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


  • 1885
  • 05/13/1884




Public Law

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Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 21

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