|Catalog Number||328 CON 1790 2nd|
|Date of Publication||1790|
|Title||Acts passed at the 2nd Session of the Congress of the United States of America, begun and held at the City of New York on Monday the Fourth of January, in the year 1790: and of the independence of the United States, the fourteenth.|
Inscription: "J. Brown" (on title page and front endpaper)
The official record of the acts of Congress passed during the second session of the first Congress, which "contains the Treaties and Conventions ratified with the several countries of Europe, and with the Indian tribes." As during the first session of the first Congress, many more fundamental acts of legislation were passed in this term, including the Census, naturalization law, the copyright bill, the settling of the District of Columbia as the seat of the new government, and various tariff and fiscal laws. An important volume in the early history of the United States, recording the official Acts passed in the earliest days of the federal government.
One of only 600 copies.
|Author||United States. Congress.|
|Publisher||Francis Childs and John Swaine|
|Place of Publication||New York|
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