Joint resolution for printing the Annual Reports of the Bureau of Ethnology

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Fifteen thousand five hundred copies of each of the 4th and 5th Annual Reports of the Director of the Bureau of Ethnology, with accompanying papers and illustrations are to be printed at the Government Printing Office. The reports will be distributed in the following manner:3,500 for the use of the Senate; 7,000 for the use of the House of Representatives, and 5,000 for distribution by the Bureau of Ethnology.


  • Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology
  • United States Government Printing Office
  • United States Congress House
  • United States Congress Senate


Smithsonian Legal Documents

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  • 23 Stat. 275
  • Title 20, Education
  • Joint Resolution

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Statutes at Large

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23 Stat. 275 (1884); J. Res. No. 38 (Book)

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


  • 1885
  • 06/23/1884


  • Government publications
  • Annual Reports
  • Ethnology
  • Museums
  • Resolutions, Legislative
  • Museum publications

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Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 275

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