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George Washington signs an 1791 Act of Congress...
Item # 588914
March 19, 1791
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, March 19, 1791
* (3) U.S. presidents sign act of Congress
On the back page under an engraving of an eagle and shield is: "An Act Providing Compensations for the Officers of the Judicial Courts of the United States, and for Jurors and Witnesses, and for Other Purposes", signed in type: John Adams, George Washington & Thomas Jefferson. The bkpg. also has an ad for: "Manuel Noah, Broker...". Noah was Jewish and the father of the very prominent Mordecai Manuel Noah, referred to as the most influential Jew in the United States in the early 19th century.
Complete in 4 pages, good condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's