The United States Library of Congress is Established
On this day in 1800 the United States Library of Congress is established, with the then president John Adams, signing legislation for $5000 US to purchase the first books for the library.
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– History of the Library of Congress – Volume 1 (1800-1864), by William Dawson Johnston
April 25th, 2012 at 2:21 am
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