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    [George Washington] Act of Congress Broadside. One page, 8" x 12". Two acts of the Third Congress of the United States held at Philadelphia on November 3, 1794, appear on this sheet. The first was for "the remission of the tonnage duties on certain French vessels." The second was "for the relief of Epaphras Jones and others." Both are signed in print by George Washington (president), John Adams (vice president) and Frederick A. Muhlenberg (Speaker of the House), and were approved on January 28, 1795. Toned with a previous owner's name written in pencil in the top margin.

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    September, 2011
    12th-14th Monday-Wednesday
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