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Hopkins, Joseph (fl. 1787) Proposals for coining copper for the United States

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08164 Author/Creator: Hopkins, Joseph (fl. 1787) Place Written: Waterbury, Connecticut Type: Manuscript document Date: circa March 1787 Pagination: 1 p. ; 28.2 x 21.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Lists five proposals for the use of copper to mint coins.

Background Information: This may be a clerical copy. Another copy (or possibly the original) of this document is in the Papers of the Continental Congress (PCC, No. 139, p.495).

People: Hopkins, Joseph, fl. 1787

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: MintCoins and Currency

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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