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Funeral of George Washington...



Item # 550495

January 13, 1800

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, January 13, 1800  Page 3 has an article: "Funeral Procession, As a Tribute To the Memory of Gen. George Washington" which begins: "On the 31st of December, 1799, the day appointed by the citizens of New York to pay the most solemn funeral honors to the memory of their beloved Chief and Fellow Citizen General George Washington, every kind of business ceased..." with much, much more, the full text taking close to two columns (see photos for portions).
Page 3 also includes a "Proclamation" signed by President John Adams regarding the memory of George Washington, and two other documents concerning Washington's death (see).
Complete in 4 pages, untrimmed margins, various light foxing throughout, generally nice condition.

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