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Creating the Cape Henry Lighthouse...



Item # 636124

October 13, 1790

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts,  October 13, 1790 

* Cape Henry Lighthouse (Virginia Beach)

The front page has an advertisement by the "Treasury Department" for: "...proposals...for the building of a Light House...upon the lot of land on Cape Henry...state of Virginia..." and what follows is considerable details as to how the lighthouse is to be constructed (see for portions).
Among the other news items in this issues are those headed "Foreign Intelligence" "Miscellany" "The King of Sweden" "Justice of Philip IV" "Federal Representatives" "Women" "Further of War" and more.
Complete with four pages, this issue has light foxing, minor loss at the blank spine margin, but is generally in nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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