An act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-one, and for prior years, and for those certified as due by the accounting officers of the Treasury in accordance with section four of the act of June fourteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, heretofore paid from permanent appropriations, and for other purposes

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The sum of $10,000 is appropriated for the expense of transfer to and arrangement in the new National Museum building the collections of the United States surveying and exploring expeditions, and of the specimens presented to the United States at the international exhibition of 1876.


  • United States National Museum
  • Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)


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  • 21 Stat. 414
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large


Reference is made to the Act of June 14, 1878, sec. 4.

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21 Stat. 414 (1881); ch. 132 (Book)

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  • 1881
  • 03/03/1881


  • Scientific expeditions
  • Museum finance
  • Preservation of materials
  • Finance
  • Specimens
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Museums
  • Surveying
  • Museums--Collection management


Public Law

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Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 414, 418

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