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Philadelphia is the only place for the new seat of government...



Item # 621780

September 16, 1788

PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Sept. 16, 1788 

* Anglican minister John Wesley
* Government to be in Philly ?


Page 2 has an item from London noting: "Mr. John Wesley preached in the parish church of Bradford on Sunday...to the most numerous and respectable congregation that ever appeared in that place..." with a bit more. Another item notes in part: "Our brethren of the type in Phila. seem to be labouring very hard to persuade Congress that their city is the only place in the United States for the seat of government..." and more (see).
The back page has an ad beginning: "Thirty Dollars Reward. Ran away...a Negro Slave called Nathan...".
Four pages, great condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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