Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) . . . A mint shall be established under such regulations as shall be directed by law.
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02000 Author/Creator: Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Document signed Date: 3 March 1791 Pagination: 1 p. ; 39 x 24 cm Order a Copy
Title begins: "Congress of the United States: At the third session, begun and held at the city of Philadelphia, on Monday the sixth of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, that . . ." Signed as Secretary of State. Printed in Philadephia by Francis Childs and John Swaine. Evans 23880.
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