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Sam Adams... Building the frigate United States...
Item # 586734
August 3, 1796
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, August 3, 1796 The first column on the front page has an Act of the Mass. Legislature signed in type by: Samuel Adams. Page 2 has: "French Victory on the Rhine" concerning Buonaparte. Also: "Intercourse With Canada". Also a brief yet notable report from Philadelphia: "The building of the United States Frigate, now constructing in Southwark, goes on rapidly. Some progress has already been made in planking her." (see).
Complete in four pages, this issue has untrimmed margins and minor wear hole near the top not affecting any mentioned items, but is otherwise in nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's