Senate Proceedings 05/25/1836

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Summary

The Senate concurs with amendments made by the House of Representatives to the bill to authorize the President to appoint an agent to prosecute the claim of the United States to the Smithson fund.

Subject

  • Smithson, James 1765-1829
  • United States Congress

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • Title 20, Education
  • Congressional Record

Notes

See S. 4 and H.R. 187

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
  • 05/25/1836

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: 2; Page Numbers: 585-586

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