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Collection Reference Number GLC02716
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1792 
Title An act concerning the registering and recording of ships or vessels
Date 31 December 1792
Author Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Signed by Jefferson as Secretary of State. Authorized by Jonathan Trumbull, Speaker of the House of Representatives and John Adams, Vice-President of the United States and President of the Senate. Approved by President George Washington 31 December.
Subjects President  Congress  Law  Vice President  Commerce  Maritime  Government and Civics  
People Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  Adams, John (1735-1826)  Trumbull, Jonathan (1740-1809)  Washington, George (1732-1799)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Naval & Maritime; Government & Politics; Law; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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