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U.S. Congress. Acts An act: to incorporate the Bank of the United States [Supplement]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00884 Author/Creator: U.S. Congress. Acts Place Written: Philadelphia Type: Broadside Date: 02 March 1791 Pagination: 1 broadside 34 x 21 cm

Summary of Content: Setting date for beginning stock subscription. Unsigned

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Bank of the USBankingFinanceEconomicsGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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