Copy of appointment of William T. Sherman as Smithsonian Regent

Description
Certified copy of Joint Resolution of Congress appointing William Tecumseh Sherman a regent of the Smithsonian Institution, dated February 8, 1871. Certified February 8, 1871 and signed by George C. Gorham, Secretary, and W. J. McDonald, Chief Clerk of the Senate.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet of paper
appointment
document
date made
1871-02-08
referenced
Sherman, William Tecumseh
maker
Congress of the United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/2 in x 8 in; 31.75 cm x 20.32 cm
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
AF*15923
accession number
59388
catalog number
15923
subject
Smithsonian Institution
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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