An Act making Appropriations for the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Expenses of the Government for the Year ending thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, and additional Appropriations for the Year ending thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-two

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The sum of $2,000 is appropriated for putting the plates of the Exploring Expedition in order for preservation, and transporting them and the other effects of the expedition to Washington, to be preserved in some of the public buildings or at the Smithsonian Institution. Any amount remaining from this appropriation shall be applied to the completion of volume twenty-three of the works of the Exploring Expedition.


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  • 12 Stat. 355
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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12 Stat. 355 (1862); ch. 41 (Book)

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


  • 1863
  • 03/14/1862


  • Scientific expeditions
  • Government publications
  • Museum finance
  • Preservation of materials
  • Finance
  • Expenditures, Public


Public Law

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Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 355, 368

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