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Smithsonian Fund (to Accompany Bill H. R. No. 481) June 7, 1844. 29th Congress, 1st Session. Rep. No. 540. Ho. of Reps.

Adams, John Quincy

Published by Blair & Rives, Printers, 1844
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Adams was chairman of the select committee, which was considering "the condition of the funds bequeathed by James Smithson to the United States, for the establishment of an institution for the increase and diffusion of knowledge.submit to the consideration of the House a bill, to give immediate effective operation to the purposes .in that bequest;.and of the dispositon of (the fund)and its present condition." 5 pages printed on one large sheet that is folded into pages. Stain inside bottom gutter, slight darkening along outer edges. An original document about the beginning of the Smithsonian by the former President. John Quincy Adams signature is printed, not an original signature. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 008363

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Title: Smithsonian Fund (to Accompany Bill H. R. No...

Publisher: Blair & Rives, Printers

Publication Date: 1844

Binding: Paper

Book Condition:Good Plus

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