A Bill to repeal the sixth section of the act entitled "An Act to provide for the support of the Military Academy of the United States" and to prohibit the investment of funds of the United States in the stocks of the several states

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Summary

The further investment of any public or trust funds of the United States in the stocks of the several states is prohibited. Amendments to this bill refer specifically to the Smithson fund, interest on the investment of which should henceforth be invested in the stock of the United States

Subject

Military Academy of the United States, The

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • H.R. 34
  • Title 31, Money and Finance
  • Bill

Notes

See House proceedings for 09/03/1841, 09/08/1841 and 09/10/1841 and House proceedings for 09/11/1841

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(Documents)

Contact information

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

Date

09/02/1841

Topic

  • Smithson Bequest
  • Trusts and trustees
  • Stocks
  • Act to establish the "Smithsonian Institution," for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men

Form/Genre

Bill

Physical description

Number of pages: 1;

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