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Mitchell Memorabilia Collection: m191

An object from the George J. Mitchell memorabilia collection.
Inscription:
"An Act to provide for a waiting period before the purchase of a handgun, and for the establishment of a national instant criminal background check system to be contacted by firearm dealers before the transfer of any firearm. Approved 1993." Signed by Speaker pro tempore, Vice President, and the President. Includes a personalized message which reads as follows: "Senator Mitchell, Thanks so much for helping make possible the Brady Law-Sarah and Jim." Frame dimensions are 49 x 59.
Presented by:
United States Congress, Hoyer, Steny, Gore, Albert, Jr., and Clinton, William J..
Dimensions:
(cm): 45 x 55
Date:
1993
Catalog number:
m191
Location:
Crate 1

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Credit Line: George J. Mitchell Papers, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections, Bowdoin College Library.

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