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At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

Result of meeting to "restore credit of Continental currency" [Carter imprint]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03539 Author/Creator: Place Written: Providence Type: Broadside Date: 03 July 1779 Pagination: 1 p. 26 x 19 cm

Summary of Content: Alden 771, Evans 19430

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Government and CivicsEconomicsCoins and CurrencyFinanceRevolutionary War

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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