House of Representatives Proceedings, 01/03/1844

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Summary

Mr. Adams submits a resolution that the Treasury be directed to report on the condition of the Smithson fund and show what payments have been received from the states and what measures have been taken by the Secretary to procure those payments which have not been received. The resolution is agreed to.

Author

28th Congress, Sess. 1, House of Representatives

Subject

  • Adams, John Quincy 1767-1848
  • United States Dept. of the Treasury

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • Title 20, Education
  • Congressional Record

Contained within

The Congressional Globe, vol. XIII (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1844
  • 01/03/1844

Topic

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

Form/Genre

Congressional Record

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 97

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