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John Adams elected President...



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February 20, 1797

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, Feb. 20, 1797 

* John Adams elected president of United States

Page 2 has a report from "Philadelphia" with a very significant report, being the election of John Adams as President. The text includes: "...agreeably to a provision of the Constitution, the members of the Senate & of the House of Representatives...assembled...to count the votes of the elects for, & determine the election of a President and Vice President of the U. States; when John Adams Esq. was declared to be elected President, and Thomas Jefferson, Esq. Vice President..." with a bit more (see).
Four pages, very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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