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Collection Reference Number GLC01999
From Archive Folder Currency, Counterfeiting and Coins 
Title An act to provide for a copper coinage
Date 8 May 1792
Author Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  
Document Type Government document; Legal document
Content Description Title reads: "Second Congress of the United States: At the first session, begun and held at the city of Philadelphia on Monday the twenty-fourth of October, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one. An act to provide for a copper coinage." Stipulates how much copper the director of the United States Mint may buy, and how the Mint is to put the coinage into circulation. Signed as Secretary of State. Printed in Philadelphia by Francis Childs and John Swaine. Evans 24904.
Subjects President  Congress  Law  Government and Civics  Coins and Currency  US Mint  Finance  
People Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Banking & Economics; The Presidency; Government & Politics; 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