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    Memorial of the General Assembly of the state of Louisiana.... 4/18/1820

    Memorial of the General Assembly of the state of Louisiana....

    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


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