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Death of John Jay, the nation's first Chief Justice...
Item # 622576
May 25, 1829
CONNECTICUT OBSERVER, Hartford, May 25, 1829
* John Jay death
The top of pg. 3 has: "Obituary" of the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, introduced as: "Died, on Sunday, the 17th inst. at Bedford in West Chester County, (N.Y.), the Honourable and Venerable JOHN JAY, at the advanced age of 84 years..." with much more, taking most of the column. Two very small wear holes hear cause loss of 3 words.
Four pages, some minor foxing, generally good.
Category: Pre-Civil War