U.S. Congressional Reports
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A report to Congress from the state of Louisiana noting the ill effects of making foreign coin not current. A copy is also in the American State Papers, finance (class 3), volume 3, report no. 591.
Paul Hybert summary: "A memorial from the legislature of Louisiana, detailing the hardships experienced due to the scarcity of gold resulting from the recent law that made foreign gold coins not current."
A transcription is at: http://www.chicagocoinclub.org/lib/us/asp/cl03.finance/v3/n591.html