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Collection Reference Number GLC03436.17
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1836 
Title Bill to establish a Naval Academy
Date 14 May 1836
Author United States. Congress. Senate.  
Document Type Government document
Content Description 24th, 1st session: 1835-1837. Reported by New Jersey Senator Samuel Lewis Southard. Authorizes the United States President to establish a naval academy. Establishes that the Academy will be under the direction of the President and Congress. Arranges for the appointment of teachers and the appropriation of educational materials. Provides for the Academy's use of funds from the United States Treasury.
Subjects Education  Reform  Congress  Government and Civics  Law  Navy  Education  President  US Naval Academy  Finance  
People Southard, Samuel Lewis (1787-1842)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Government & Politics; Naval & Maritime; Banking & Economics; Education
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859