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Catalog Number 328 CON 1790 2nd
Object Name Book
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.
Summary 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
Language English
Subjects Law -- United States -- Early works to 1800.
Law.
United States.
Session laws United States.
Diplomatic relations.
Politics and government
Session laws.
United States Foreign relations Treaties.
United States Politics and government 1789-1797 Sources.
Treaties.
1789-1797.
People John Brown
Search Terms United States Politics
Law