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United States. Congress. House Debates of the House on the bills for carrying into effect the Louisiana Treaty

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04034 Author/Creator: United States. Congress. House Place Written: Philadelphia Type: Book Date: 1804 Pagination: 170 p. 23.7 x 15.2 cm

Summary of Content: Related to the Louisiana Purchase. Printed by Thomas and George Palmer

People: Congress. House

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: CongressGovernment and CivicsLawWestward ExpansionLand TransactionLouisiana Purchase

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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