Amendment to the bill (S. 18) to establish the Smithsonian Institution

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Summary

In section 2, line 2, strike out all after the word "by" to the word "it" and insert "the National Institute, under such direction of Congress, from time to time shall prescribe". Throughout the bill, replace "managers" or "board" with "officers of the National Institute" or "National Institute".

Subject

  • Smithson, James 1765-1829
  • Woodbury, Levi
  • United States Congress
  • Board of Regents
  • National Institute

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • S. 18, amended
  • Title 20, Education
  • Bill

Notes

for other bills relating to the act establishing the Smithsonian Institution see S. 245, S. 259, S. 293, S. 292, H. R. 5, H.R. 863, H.R. 386, H.R. 418, H.R. 1, H.R. 1160, H.R. 1161

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Contact information

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

Date

01/16/1845

Topic

  • Act to establish the "Smithsonian Institution," for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men
  • Board of Managers
  • SI, Early History
  • Museums
  • Management
  • Management--Museums

Form/Genre

Bill

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 1-2

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