Acts Passed by the Third U. S. Congress (printed volume)
This collection contains a 1796 bound imprint of Acts Passed at the Second Session of the Third Congress of the United States of America at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, begun on November 3, 1794. It consists of Chapters 66-118, which, among other things, provide support for the military and the government, loan $2 million from the Bank of the United States, provide for the Erection of a Light House near the Entrance of George-Town Harbour in South Carolina, and establish a Post Office and Post Roads in the United States.
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This collection contains a 1796 bound imprint of Acts Passed at the Second Session of the Third Congress of the United States of America at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, begun on November 3, 1794.
The First Session of the Third United States Congress took place December 2, 1793, through June 9, 1794. The Second Session met November 3, 1794, through March 3, 1795, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. President of the Senate was John Adams, President pro Tempore of the Senate Henry Tazewell of Virginia, and Speaker of the House Frederick A. C. Muhlenberg of Pennsylvania. Some of the members of the Third Congress include Senator Aaron Burr of N.Y., Senator James Monroe of Va. and Representative James Madison of Va.
Collection consists of a single folder.
This collection was donated to Special Collections by Gary Johnson in April 2005. It is part of the Johnson Family Historical Documents Collection.