An act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-four, and for prior years, and for those certified as due by the accounting officers of the Treasury in accordance with section four of the act of June fourteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, heretofore paid from permanent appropriations, and for other purposes

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To refund the duty paid by L. Strauss and Sons upon a Sevres vase presented by them to the National Museum, $210.50 is appropriated. For the expense of freight on the statue of Joseph Henry from Rome to Washington, and for all expenses by the Smithsonian Institution connected with the erection and ceremonies of unveiling the statue, $900 is provided.


  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • Strauss, L
  • Strauss and Sons
  • United States National Museum


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  • 23 Stat. 236
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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23 Stat. 236 (1884); ch. 334 (Book)

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  • 1885
  • 07/07/1884


  • Museum finance
  • Sculpture
  • Finance
  • Tariff
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Sèvres porcelain
  • Freight and freightage
  • Vases




Public Law

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Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 236, 246

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