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Collection Reference Number GLC04916
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1791 
Title An Act supplementary to the Act, making Provision for the Reduction of the Public Debt
Date 3 March 1791
Author Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Act states that the loan the United States has taken from Holland is in accordance with a previous act "for the reduction of the public debt," (see also GLC04675.01, Jefferson's 15 March 1791 letter transmitting legislation, including this act). Act states that this loan from Holland meets all rules of the previous act, and is therefore a valid loan. Signed by Jefferson as Secretary of State.
Subjects President  Government and Civics  Debt  Finance  Congress  Economics  Law  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  
People Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Banking & Economics; Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859