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Context of Letter from the secretary of the Treasury to the chairman of the Committee on the National Currency, in reply to inquiries by said committee as to the practicability and expediency of collecting the dues of government in gold, silver, and copper coin, treasury notes, and the notes of such banks as pay specie for their bills. : April 6th, 1816. Laid before the House by the chairman of the Committee on the National Currency, and committed with the bill "for the more effectual collection of the public revenue in the lawful money of the United States, " to a committee of the whole House on Monday next
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