Congress of the United StatesInv# AU1290
Country: United States
Treasury: CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: AT THE THIRD SESSION, BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA...AN ACT SUPPLEMENTAL TO THE ACT "ESTABLISHING THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT," AND FOR THE FARTHER COMPENSATION TO CERTAIN OFFICERS. [PHILADELPHIA: 1791]. Small folio broadside, 7.5" x 11.5". Near Fine. A significant and rare Act of the First Congress, extending to all clerks employed in the treasury Department the prohibitions against conflicts of interest contained in the original statute. The Act also requires employees in other departments to "take an oath or affirmation before" a judge to "support the Constitution of the United States." The Act was approved by President Washington on March 3, 1791 and signed in Type by him, Vice President Adams, and Speaker Muhlenberg. Evans 23866.
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