Gales and Seaton's Register of Debates in Congress - 01/05/1836

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Summary

Mr. Leigh makes a report on the Smithson bequest, accompanied by a joint resolution authorizing the President to appoint an agent to retrieve the money. It was read and ordered to a second reading.

Subject

  • Smithson, James 1765-1829
  • Leigh, Benjamin Watkins 1781-1849
  • United States Congress

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

Title 20, Education

Notes

See Senate joint resolution 4 and House bill no. 187

Contained within

Gales and Seaton's Register of Debates in Congress vol XII (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1836
  • 01/05/1836

Topic

  • Smithson Bequest
  • Debates and Debating
  • Act to establish the "Smithsonian Institution," for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men
  • SI, Early History

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 63

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