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North Carolina rejects the new Constitution...
Item # 642633
September 11, 1788
THE UNITED STATES CHRONICLE, Providence, Sept. 11, 1788 One of the more decorative mastheads with engravings of the "Arms of the United States" and "Arms of Rhode Island". The ftpg. is taken with with reports from Congress concerning financial matters, including a chart of the money each state owes the federal Treasury for their share of the national debt.
Page 3 has a report that: "...from North Carolina...that the information...that the Convention of that state had negatived the question of ratification of the American Constitution by a large majority was authentic..." with more. Also an interesting article on: "Female Federalism".
Four pages, great condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's