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Opinion regarding an official printer for the president

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CollectionAmerican Philosophical Society Library: Misc MSS view image
Document Information
Date April 28, 1800
Author Name Samuel Chase (primary)
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Discussed question of appointing an official printer for national gazette. Stated Constitution authorized the President to nominate a printer. Chase supported the proposal to authorize a public printer.
Document Format Autograph Letter
Document Notes Illegible.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Samuel Chase; printer; public; ;
Related Places Washington; War Department; ;
Keywords printer; ;
Key Phrases Constitution; nominate; consent of the Senate; offices of the United States; appointments; law; Congress; inferior officers; president; courts of law; heads of departments; public printer; papers; state papers; treaties; proclamations; official papers; departments; foreign and domestic intelligence; article; power; words; implied; appoint; printer to the president; compensation; branch;

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