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Hamilton, Alexander (1755-1804) Report of the Secretary of Treasury on the subject of manufactures

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00891 Author/Creator: Hamilton, Alexander (1755-1804) Place Written: New York Type: Pamphlets Date: 05 December 1791 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Howes H123. Disbound and boxed. One of Hamilton's most important reports as Secretary of Treasury, to justify his system of tariffs.

People: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804.

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: Government and Civics, Commerce, Merchants and Trade, Industry, Finance, Economics

Sub Era: The Early Republic