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Senate Ratifies the Louisiana Treaty...
Item # 557367
October 28, 1803
MIDDLESEX GAZETTE, Middletown, Connecticut, October 28, 1803
* Senate Ratifies the Louisiana Treaty (historic)
* Early 19th century rare title
Page 3 has a historic report datelined "Washington, Oct. 21" stating that the Senate approved and ratified the Louisiana Treaty. The Senate ratified the treaty, more commonly known as the Louisiana Purchase, on October 20. The report reads, in full: "Yesterday at about 5 o'clock P.M. The Senate ratified the LOUISIANA TREATY; 24 in the affirmative, and 7 in the negative; there were 8 federal Senators present; but Mr. Dayton, we understand, voted in the affirmative"
Other news of the with many advertisements. Has an archival mend to a minor tear in the first line of the report, some lite foxing. Untrimmed.