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Findlay, William (fl. 1830) [Clerical copy of the surety bond for William Findlay as Treasurer of the United States Mint]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01987 Author/Creator: Findlay, William (fl. 1830) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 3 October 1830 Pagination: 1 p. + envelope 33 x 21 cm

Signed clerically by Findlay, Robert Smith, and Francis R. Shunk. The Mint Act of 1792 required employees of the Mint to furnish sureties. Findlay was the fifth Treasurer of the United States Mint, and served in that office from 1827 until 1841.

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