Joint resolution providing for the restoration of the original Declaration of Independence

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Summary

A commission, consisting of the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, and the Librarian of Congress, is empowered to restore the writing of the original manuscript of the Declaration of Independence, now in the United States Patent Office.

Subject

  • Librarian of Congress
  • United States Patent Office
  • United States Dept. of the Interior
  • United States Declaration of Independence

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 19 Stat. 216
  • Joint Resolution

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

19 Stat. 216 (1876); J. Res. No. 19 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1877
  • 08/03/1876

Topic

  • Conservation and restoration
  • Resolutions, Legislative
  • Manuscripts
  • Manuscripts--Conservation and restoration

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 216

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