An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1920, and prior fiscal years, and for other purposes

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The sum of $13,252.21 is to be paid to the estate of Charles L. Freer. The amount of income tax paid by him on profit on the sale, in 1915, of twelve thousand and ninety-five shares of Parke, Davis and Co.'s stock. The proceeds from the sale of said stock having been given to the Smithsonian Institution for the erection of a building to house the art collections presented to the Nation by Mr. Freer and for the purchase of additional objects which have been added to the collections. The sum of $3.03 is provided for the Bureau of American Ethnology.


  • Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919
  • Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Parke, Davis and Co


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  • 41 Stat. 503
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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41 Stat. 503 (1920); ch. 94 (Book)

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


  • 1921
  • 03/06/1920


  • Art
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Appropriations and expenditures
  • Art objects
  • Smithsonian Institution--Appropriations and expenditures


Public Law

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Number of pages: 4; Page Numbers: 503, 506-07, 524

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