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Jefferson approves a lighthouse for Point Judith, Rhode Island, & for the support o the Navy...
Item # 643691
February 17, 1808
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 17, 1808 The entire first column is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in type by: Th. Jefferson. The first is "An Act Making Appropriations for the Support o the Navy of the United States during the year 1808." The bkpg. is mostly taken up with two more Acts, again each signed by Jefferson. One is "An Act to Erect a Light-House on Point Judith in the state of Rhode Island." See the hyperlink for more on this historic lighthouse.
Page 3 has a small & unrelated letter to the Congress signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Four pages, very nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War