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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Executive order relating to the hoarding, export, and earmarking of gold coin, bullion, or currency and to transactions in foreign exchange.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01983.02 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 1933/08/23 Pagination: 6 p. ; 26 x 20 cm

Summary of Content: Orders all persons who hold gold coin, gold bullion, or gold certificates to file a report of same with the Secretary of the Treasury within fifteen days. Executive Order 6260.

Background Information:

People: Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: PresidentLawGreat DepressionEconomicsFinanceCoins and CurrencyGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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