Joint Resolution Authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to Furnish Metal for a Bell
|Joint Resolution Authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to Furnish Metal for a Bell|
|Resolution toward the casting of the Pocahontas Bell in 1907, the navy ended up donating a portion of the plating of the CSS Virginia.
See 34 Stat. 1424
- Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Navy be, and is hereby, authorized to deliver to the Pocahontas Bell Association, if the same can be done without detriment to the public service, such condemned historic metal as he may deem proper, not to exceed two thousand pounds in weight, to be used in casting a bell to be placed on the Virginia building at the Jamestown Exposition:
- Provided, That the Government shall be at no expense in connection with this gift.
- Approved, March 2, 1907.