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The E-Sylum:  Volume 9, Number 25, June 18, 2006, Article 23

MILLION, BILLION, TRILLION - WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?

Last's week's item about the archives of Riggs Bank stated: "The
records show how Riggs collected $7.2 billion in gold for the
federal government's purchase of Alaska..."

Bob Leonard writes: "Little mistake in the original source here
--that was million, not "billion" as given in the Post-Gazette."

  Wayne Homren, Editor

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