AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SUPPORT OF GOVERNMENT DURING THE YEAR ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED AND NINETY-ONE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

[Philadelphia: Childs and Swaine, 1791]. Single sheet, 29 x 20 cm. Approved, February 11, 1791. Signed in type by Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg, Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Adams, Vice-President of the United States and President of the Senate, and George Washington, President of the United States. Some shallow chipping at left margin, faint old tidelines to upper margins. Francis Childs and John Swaine were printers to Congress in 1791. Appropriations authorized for defraying the expenses of the civil list, for the amount "of one year's pensions to invalids." and for the use of the department of war, including "for defraying the expenses of an expedition lately carried on against certain Indian tribes." This may have been for Gen. Josiah Harmar's campaign in the Northwest Territory against the Shawnee and Miami, which ended in defeat for the American forces. Item #63675

EVANS 23860 ESTC W14379
Two copies located on OCLC: AAS, Yale. Evans lists a copy at NYPL.

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