House of Representatives Doc. No. 25, message from the President transmitting documents relating to the Smithson Bequest

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The President presented documents relating to the status of the Smithson bequest including correspondence from England's Secretary of State Vail, U. S. Secretary of State Forsyth and attorneys from Clarke, Fynmore and Fladgate.


  • Jackson, Andrew 1767-1845
  • Forsyth, John 1780-1841
  • Vail, A
  • Hungerford, Henry James c. 1808-1835
  • Smithson, James 1765-1829
  • United States Congress
  • United States President
  • Clarke, Fynmore & Fladgate


Smithsonian Legal Documents

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  • H.R. Doc. No. 24-25, 1835
  • Title 20, Education
  • Report - Congressional

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


  • 1977
  • 12/21/1835


  • Smithson Bequest
  • Trusts and trustees
  • Letters
  • Actions and defenses


Report - Congressional

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Number of pages: 4; Page Numbers: 1-4

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