The Smithsonian Institution : documents relative to its origin and history / edited by William J. Rhees.
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|Indiana State Library - Indianapolis||ISLM p.d. 506 Unm58 v. 17 (Text)||1720399-2016||General Federal documents||Available||-|
- Physical Description: xiv, 1013 pages ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution, 1879.
- Manufacturer: Washington, D.C. : Judd & Detweiler, Printers.
|General Note:|| Originally published in 1879 as Smithsonian Institution publication 328; later reprinted in 1880 as volume 17 of the Smithsonian miscellaneous collections (simultaneously Smithsonian Institution publication 336).
Cover dated 1880.
Covers the period 1835-1877.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Will of James Smithson -- Correspondence between attorneys in England, Department of State, Richard Rush, &c., &c., relative to the bequest of Smithson -- The case stated by Mr. Rush -- Opinion of English counsel -- Decree in Chancery, awarding Smithson's bequest to the United States -- Account in the case of the United States -- Bill of costs in the case of the United States -- Richard Rush's account with the Smithson fund -- Schedule of the personal effects of James Smithson -- Residuary bequest of Smithson -- Congressional proceedings in relating to the bequest [24th Congress to 44th Congress] -- Digest of the Act of Congress establishing the Smithsonian Institution / by Prof. Henry -- Extracts from the Memoirs of John Quincy Adams, giving accounts of meetings of committees appointed by Congress on the Smithson bequest, proceedings in Congress, views of public men, &c. -- Account of the United States Treasury with the Smithson fund -- Proposed applications of Smithson's bequest -- Report of the Organization Committee of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution / Messrs. Owen, Hilliard, Bache, Choate, and Pennybacker -- Programme of organization of the Smithsonian Institution / by Prof. Joseph Henry -- Letters relative to the programme of organization proposed by Prof. Henry.
|Citation/References Note:|| Sabin, 70476-1
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