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Washington, George (1732-1799) An act providing the means of intercourse between the US and foreign nations

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06986 Author/Creator: Washington, George (1732-1799) Place Written: New York Type: Broadside Date: 1790/07/01 Pagination: 1 sheet 32 x 20 cm

Summary of Content: Printed by Childs & Swayne. First printing. This act specifies the salaries to be paid to those officials representing the U.S. abroad. Not in Evans or NUC.

Background Information: Signer of the U.S. Constitution.

People: Washington, George, 1732-1799

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: PresidentGovernment and CivicsLawCongressDiplomacyGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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