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George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, John Hancock, coin collecting...
Item # 638252
February 2, 1793
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 2, 1793
* George Washington
* John Adams
* Thomas Jefferson
The first column of the front page has two Acts of Congress, each signed in block type by the President: Go. Washington, as well as by John Adams and Th. Jefferson (see). One is on "...Amending an act intitled 'An Act establishing a Mint & regulating the Coins of the United States so far as respects the Coinage of Copper" noting the amount of copper in the cent and half cent. A significant numismatic item from the very beginning of the United States Mint.
Page 2 contains a full column: "Speech" of the Mass. governor signed by him in type: John Hancock.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some foxing to the top quadrant of the ftpg. only good condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's