An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight, and for prior years, and for other purposes

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The President is empowered to direct the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and the Secretary of Agriculture to place at the disposition of the International Tuberculosis Congress space in the new National Museum and Agricultural buildings, respectively, as may be needed to provide for the meeting of the International Tuberculosis Congress. The following sums are appropriated: $115.70 for defraying the expenses incurred in the defense of the suit by Hannah Jackson against Frank Baker, superintendent of the National Zoological Park; and $5,000 for the transfer of the marble statue of Washington, by Greenough, from the plaza in front of the Capitol to the Smithsonian Institution, including the construction of a foundation and a marble base.


  • Baker, Frank 1841-1918
  • Greenough, Horatio 1805-1852
  • Jackson, Hannah
  • Washington, George 1732-1799
  • International Tuberculosis Congress
  • United States. Secretary of Agriculture
  • United States National Museum
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)


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  • 35 Stat. 478
  • Title 36, Patriotic and National Observances, Ceremonies and Organizations
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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35 Stat. 478 (1908); ch. 227 (Book)

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


  • 1909
  • 05/30/1908


  • Museum finance
  • Congresses and conventions
  • Sculpture
  • Actions and defenses
  • Finance
  • Citizen suits (Civil procedure)
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Statues
  • Costs (Law)


Public Law

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Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: 478-79, 492

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