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1st Session. I
. ANNUAL REPORT
THE BOARD OF REGENTS
OPERATIONS, EXPENDITURES, AND CONDITION OF THE
INSTITUTION FOR THE YEAR 1863.
ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS
THE OPERATIONS, EXPENDITURES, AND CONDITION OF THE INSTI. TUTION UP TO JANUARY, 1864, AND THE PROCEEDINGS
OF THE BOARD UP TO MARCH 16, 1864. !
To the Senate and House of Representatives :
In obedience to the act of Congress of August 10, 1846, establishing the Smithsonian Institution, the undersigned, in behalf of the Regents, submit to Congress, as a report of the operations, expenditures, and condition of the Institution, the following documents:
1. The Annual Report of the Secretary, giving an account of the operations of the Institution, during the year 1863.
2. Report of the Executive Committee, giving a general statement of the proceeds and disposition of the Smithsonian fund, and also an account of the expenditures for the year 1863.
3. Proceedings of the Board of Regents up to March 16, 1864.
R. B. TANEY, Chancellor.
SECRETARY OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION,
THE ANNUAL REPORT OF THE OPERATIONS, EXPENDITURES, AND CON.
DITION OF THE INSTITUTION FOR THE YEAR 1863.
JUNE 28, 1864.—Read, and ordered to be printed.
Washington, June 27, 1864. Sir: In behalf of the Board of Regents, I have the honor to submit to the House of Representatives of the United States the annual report of the operations, expenditures, and condition of the Smithsonian In. stitution for the year 1863. I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
Secretary Smithsonian Institution. Hon. S. COLFAX,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
OFFICERS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN, Ex officio Presiding Officer of the Institution.
JOSEPH HENRY, Secretary of the Institution.
A. D. BACHE,
REGENTS OF THE INSTITUTION.
H. HAMLIN, Vice-President of the United States.