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Creating the Cape Henry Lighthouse...



Item # 573487

October 13, 1790

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, October 13, 1790 The front page has an advertisement by the "Treasury Department" for: "...proposals...for the building of a Light House...upon the lot of land on Cape Henry...state of Virginia..." and what follows is considerable details as to how the lighthouse is to be constructed (see for portions).
Among the other news items in this issues are those headed "Foreign Intelligence" "Miscellany" "The King of Sweden" "Justice of Philip IV" "Federal Representatives" "Women" "Further of War" and more. Four pages, minor loss to the lower left not affecting any mentioned content, very nice, clean condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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