An act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-four and for other purposes

Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact

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 sum of $336 is appropriated for payment for freight on Observatory publications sent to foreign countries.


United States Naval Observatory


Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 22 Stat. 531
  • Title 44, Public Printing and Documents
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

22 Stat. 531 (1883); ch. 128 (Book)

Contact information

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


  • 1883
  • 03/03/1883


  • International exchanges
  • Museum finance
  • Observatories
  • Finance
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Museums
  • Freight and freightage
  • Museum publications


Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 531, 555

Full Record

View Full Record