Joint Resolution Transferring to the custody of the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution certain relics now in the possession of the Department of State

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Summary

The Secretary of State is authorized to transfer to the custody of the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution for safe-keeping and exhibition in the National Museum the following relics; the sword Of George Washington; the staff of Benjamin Franklin; and the sword of Andrew Jackson.

Author

67th Congress, Sess. 2, 1922

Subject

  • Franklin, Benjamin 1706-1790
  • Jackson, Andrew 1767-1845
  • Washington, George 1732-1799
  • United States. Secretary of State
  • United States National Museum

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 42 Stat. 399
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Notes

Senate Joint Resolution No. 137; Public Resolution No. 40

Contained within

42 Stat. 399 (1922); ch. 86 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1923
  • 02/28/1922

Topic

  • Weapons
  • Preservation of materials
  • Staffs (Sticks, canes, etc.)
  • Secretaries
  • Relics
  • Swords

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 399

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