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Russell, Benjamin (1761-1845) Columbian centinel. [Vol. 18, no. 42 (February 2, 1793)].

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01998.03 Author/Creator: Russell, Benjamin (1761-1845) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Newspaper Date: 2 February 1793 Pagination: 4 p. ; 45.7 x 30.1 cm

Summary of Content: Benjamin Russell listed as the printer and publisher, located on State Street. Discusses an act to amend the act establishing the United States Mint. Amendment enacted by the United States Congress on Monday November 5, 1792 and approved by the President on January 14, 1793. Lists Jonathan Trumbull as Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Adams as Vice-President of the United States and President of the Senate, George Washington as President of the United States, and Thomas Jefferson as Secretary of State.

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: US MintCoins and CurrencyGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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