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Newspaper Gazette of the United States. [Vol. 2, no. 101 (April 16, 1791)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03128 Author/Creator: Newspaper Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Newspaper Date: 16 April 1791 Pagination: 4 p.

Summary of Content: Contains "Discourse on Davila. No. 30."; article discussing the right of state legislatures to instruct their state's senators in Congress; extract of a report from the London Humane Society; opinions of Delaware representative John Vining on the bank bill under consideration in the House of Representatives; poem, "To Ella"; extracts from letters from London, Paris, and Dublin, discussing trade and markets; report on an act passed in Congress providing pensions for invalids, and supporting lighthouses, beacons, buoys, and public piers; and, an epitaph for Voltaire.

Background Information:

People: Fenno, John, 1751-1798
Vining, John, 1758-1802

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: MintReligionCongressGovernment and CivicsCharity and PhilanthropyBankingBank of the USLawPoetryLiterature and Language ArtsMerchants and TradeCommerceMilitary HistorySoldier's PayMaritimeLighthouse

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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