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Book/Printed Material Outlines of a plan for the establishment of a mint, for the United States : humbly submitted to Congress.

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Title

  • Outlines of a plan for the establishment of a mint, for the United States : humbly submitted to Congress.

Names

  • Barton, William, 1754-1817.
  • Cist, Charles, 1738-1805, printer.
  • Continental Congress Broadside Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Philadelphia : Printed by Charles Cist, [1785]

Headings

  • -  Mints--United States
  • -  Coinage--United States
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Notes

  • -  William Barton's "Letters and thoughts on a mint" dated Aug. 22, 1785, was referred to the Board of Treasury Sept. 6, 1785. Cf. Journals of the Continental Congress, v. 29, p. 682.
  • -  Caption title.
  • -  Imprint statement from colophon; date supplied by Bristol.
  • -  Dated on p. [4]: Philadelphia, August 22, 1785.
  • -  Not in Evans.
  • -  Bristol B6136
  • -  Shipton & Mooney 44756
  • -  LC copy annotated on p. [4]: Wm. Barton coinage Connecticut.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Medium

  • [4] p. ; 34 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Cont Cong no. 148

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 90898228

Online Format

  • image
  • online text

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Chicago citation style:

Barton, William, Charles Cist, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. Outlines of a plan for the establishment of a mint, for the United States: humbly submitted to Congress. [Philadelphia: Printed by Charles Cist, 1785] Online Text. https://www.loc.gov/item/90898228/.

APA citation style:

Barton, W., Cist, C. & Continental Congress Broadside Collection. (1785) Outlines of a plan for the establishment of a mint, for the United States: humbly submitted to Congress. [Philadelphia: Printed by Charles Cist] [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90898228/.

MLA citation style:

Barton, William, Charles Cist, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. Outlines of a plan for the establishment of a mint, for the United States: humbly submitted to Congress. [Philadelphia: Printed by Charles Cist, 1785] Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90898228/>.