Nov 07, 2017 - Sale 2461

Sale 2461 - Lot 12

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DAYTON, JONATHAN. Autograph Letter Signed, "Jona: Dayton," as U.S. Representative from NJ, to Speaker of the NJ House of Assembly Ebenezer Elmer, sending the Journals of the Third Session of the Senate of the United States [not present]. 1 page, small 4to; remnants or prior mounting on verso causing moderate staining on recto (but text still legible), folds, docketing on verso. Philadelphia, 28 October 1791

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During the third session of the first U.S. Congress, the First Bank of the United States was chartered, duties were placed on imported goods to generate revenue, the pay structure of many government employees was instituted and their duties defined, and many other tasks critical to the establishment of a new government were accomplished.