An act making appropriations for the legislative, and judicial expenses of the Government for the year ending June thirtieth eighteen hundred and seventy eight and for other purposes


Narrow Your Results


Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.


The sums of $720 and $1,440 are appropriated as compensation for two watchmen in Smithsonian grounds.


44th Congress, Sess. 2, 1877


Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 19 Stat. 294
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

19 Stat. 294 (1877); ch. 102 (Book)

Contact information

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


  • 1877
  • 03/03/1877


  • Salaries
  • Finance
  • Grounds
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Museum finance
  • Watchmen
  • Watchmen--Salaries


Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 294, 298

Full Record

View Full Record