JOURNAL OF THE THIRD SESSION OF THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, DECEMBER 6th, 1790. AND IN THE FIFTEENTH YEAR OF THE SOVEREIGNTY OF THE SAID UNITED STATES.
JOURNAL OF THE THIRD SESSION OF THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, DECEMBER 6th, 1790. AND IN THE FIFTEENTH YEAR OF THE SOVEREIGNTY OF THE SAID UNITED STATES.

JOURNAL OF THE THIRD SESSION OF THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, DECEMBER 6th, 1790. AND IN THE FIFTEENTH YEAR OF THE SOVEREIGNTY OF THE SAID UNITED STATES.

Philadelphia: printed by John Fenno, No. 69, High-Street, a few Doors above Second-Street, 1791. 32 cm. 203 pp. The First Congress of the United States convened in March 1789, and met for three sessions, concluding in March 1791. The thirteen original states that "respectively ratified the Constitution of Government for the United States, proposed by the Convention held at Philadelphia, on the 17th of Sept. 1787," met for this third session to consider various acts, including admitting two new states to the Union, Vermont in 1791 and Kentucky in 1792, becoming the fourteenth and fifteenth states respectively. This third session of the Senate also proposed acts for establishing a national bank and the creating a permanent seat of government of the United States "not exceeding ten miles square to be located on the river Potowmac," among other acts. President Washington's speech to Congress, December 8, 1790, is printed on pages 6-8. The new government of the United States solidified and expanded its reach in this first Congress, establishing systems for dealing with both financial and territorial growth. Evans 23901. Contemporary leather, joints cracked, spine ends chipped, spine label lacking. Item #60335

EVANS 23901.

Price: $3,500.00

See all items in Americana, Law