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The Congress of the Confederate States of America (Secret.) . . . Mr. Garnett's amendment to [the] bill of the Senate "To provide for the further issue of treasury notes and for other purposes," by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06745.044 Author/Creator: The Congress of the Confederate States of America Place Written: Richmond Type: Printed document Date: 20 February 1863 Pagination: 2 p. ; 14.3 x 22 cm.

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