Tariff of 1861 (Morrill Tariff)

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Tariff of 1861 (Morrill Tariff), March 2, 1861. https://fraser.stlouisfed.org/title/5871, accessed on May 28, 2023.

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  • An Act to Provide for the Payment of Outstanding Treasury Notes, to Authorize a Loan, to Regulate and Fix the Duties on Imports, and for Other Purposes
  • Morrill Act
  • Act of March 2, 1861

12 Stat. 178, 36th Congress, 2d Session, Ch. 68

Statutes at Large, Library of Congress American Memory

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