Senate Proceedings, 05/02/1836

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Summary

The resolution authorizing the President to appoint an agent to prosecute the claim of the United States to the Smithson fund is read for a third time and passed.

Subject

  • Smithson, James 1765-1829
  • United States Congress

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • Title 20, Education
  • Congressional Record

Notes

See Senate resolution no. 4

Contained within

The Congressional Globe Vol. II (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1836
  • 05/02/1836

Topic

  • Smithson Bequest
  • Act to establish the "Smithsonian Institution," for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men
  • SI, Early History
  • Executive power
  • Delegation of authority

Form/Genre

Congressional Record

Physical description

Number of pages: 415; Page Numbers: 414

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