This device of the great Seal was adopted by act of the Continental Congress, on June 20th, 1782, and re-adopted by the New Congress, September 15th, 1789. The act provided for an
, asset forth in this plate; the
is not used. This is a plate of the first and original Seal, which, by use,has been worn out. The one now in use is the second; it differs from the first that, by an accident, sevenarrows were left out of the eagle’s talon.p. vi
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