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September 2, 1789

October 16, 2015 - 08:18 -- astrickhouser
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11th Act of the First Congress of the United States establishes the DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY; Secretary of the Treasury is responsible for the management of all matters pertaining to the collection and protection of U.S. revenue.

Dates: 
Tuesday, September 1, 1789 - 19:00
Media Image: 
Alexander Hamilton: first Secretary of the Treasury served 1789 - 1797.
Caption Text: 
Alexander Hamilton: first Secretary of the Treasury served 1789 - 1797.