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The new frigate 'United States' to be launched...
Item # 636616
May 4, 1797
THE MINERVA & MERCANTILE EVENING ADVERTISER, New York, May 4, 1797
* USS United States to launch
Page 2 has a report datelined "Philadelphia, May 3" which notes: "We have good authority for mentioning that Wednesday next, the 10th instant, is appointed for launching the United States frigate; and that it will take place at two o'clock on that day, if the weather permits."
Decorative front page with 23 illustrated ship ads. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, minor fold rubbing to the ftpg., nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's