House of Representatives Proceedings, 02/27/1840

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Summary

Mr. Adams asks to be given the floor to present a report from the Select Committee on the Smithsonian Bequest. An objection is made by Mr. Jones who wants to make a different issue the special order for the day. Objections are made to his request and in the end neither presented their matters of business.

Author

26th Congress, Sess 1, House of Representatives

Subject

  • Adams, John Quincy 1767-1848
  • Jones, John W
  • United States Congress
  • Select Committee on the Smithsonian Bequest

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • Title 20, Education
  • Congressional Record

Contained within

The Congressional Globe, vol. VIII (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1840
  • 02/27/1840

Topic

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

Form/Genre

Congressional Record

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 225-226

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