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Votes for Washington... Ending slave importation...



Item # 587551

February 7, 1793

MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 7, 1793 

* re. George Washington election
* African slave trade


Over half of the front page has: "Proceedings of the Columbian Federal Congress" carrying over to page 2. Page 2 has a report noting: "...that the electors of the state of Kentucky voted for George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, as President and Vice president of the United States.", and other reports as well (see). 
Page 3 has a report from Columbia, South Carolina, including: "...a bill was brought before the House of Representatives prohibiting the further importation of slaves from Africa, the West Indies, and elsewhere for the term of two years..." with more (see).
Four pages, great condition, untrimmed margins.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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