Senate Proceedings, 01/16/1845

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Summary

Mr. Tappan from the Joint Committee on the Library gives notice that he would ask for consideration of the bill the next day. At the end of the proceedings for the day he proposes that there be a reconsideration of the vote that when the Senate adjourn it be to the next Monday taken earlier that day because he was anxious for the a vote on the Smithsonian bill. His motion is denied.

Subject

  • Tappan, Benjamin
  • United States Congress

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • Title 20, Education
  • Congressional Record

Notes

for bills relating to the act establishing the Smithsonian Institution see S. 18, S. 245, S. 293, S. 292, H. R. 5, H.R. 863, H.R. 259, H.R. 418, H.R. 1, H.R. 1160, H.R. 1161, especially versions of H.R. and S. 18

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The Congressional Globe, vol. XIV (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1845
  • 01/16/1845

Topic

  • Debates and Debating
  • Act to establish the "Smithsonian Institution," for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Among Men
  • SI, Early History
  • Management

Form/Genre

Congressional Record

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 142, 144

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