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Gallatin, Albert (1761-1849) Reports of Secretary of Treasury, re: Louisiana purchase

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08583 Author/Creator: Gallatin, Albert (1761-1849) Place Written: Washington Type: Book Date: 1801-1804 Pagination:

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Government and CivicsFinanceEconomicsDebtLouisiana PurchaseWestward ExpansionLand Transaction

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