An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty-stipulations with various Indian tribes, for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, and for other purposes

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The statistics and historical data respecting the Indians of the United States, collected under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, shall be published on the written approval of the regents of the Smithsonian Institution.


  • Board of Regents
  • United States Dept. of the Interior


Smithsonian Legal Documents

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  • 19 Stat. 176
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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19 Stat. 176 (1876); ch. 289 (Book)

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


  • 1877
  • 08/15/1876


  • Government publications
  • Ethnology
  • Statistics


North America


Public Law

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Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 176, 197

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