Uncle Sam's Secrets: A Story of National Affairs for the Youth of the Nation

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D. Appleton and Company, 1918 - Money - 336 pages
 

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Page 142 - Continental Currency, No. Dollars. This bill entitles the bearer to receive Spanish milled dollars or the value thereof in gold or silver, according to the resolutions of the Congress held at Philadelphia on the Wth day of May, AD 1775.
Page 34 - ... shall be received at par in all parts of the United States in payment of taxes, excises, public lands, and all other dues to the United States, except for duties on imports ; and also for all salaries and other debts and demands owing by the United States to individuals, corporations, and associations within the United States, except interest on the public debt, and in redemption of the national currency.
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Page 34 - And the same shall be received at par in all parts of the United States in payment of taxes, excises, public lands, and all other dues to the United States, except duties on imports; and also for all salaries and other debts and demands owing by the United States to individuals, corporations, and associations within the United States, except interest on the public debt, and in redemption of the national currency.
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