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Acts Passed by the Third U. S. Congress (printed volume)

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2528

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.

Dates

  • 1796

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

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.

Biographical/Historical Note

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.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to Special Collections by Gary Johnson in April 2005. It is part of the Johnson Family Historical Documents Collection.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480