An Act making Appropriations for sundry civil Expenses of the Government for the fiscal Year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, and for other Purposes

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The sum of $15,000 is appropriated for the preservation of the collections of the surveying and exploring expeditions of the government.


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  • 17 Stat. 347
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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17 Stat. 347 (1872); ch. 415 (Book)

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


  • 1873
  • 06/10/1872


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


Public Law

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Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 347, 361

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