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Act of Congress signed by President Washington...
Item # 643885
May 19, 1792
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 19, 1792
* President George Washington
* Act of Congress signed in type
Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a lengthy Act of Congress titled: "An ACT for Raising a Further Sum of Money for the Protection of the Frontiers, & for Other Purposes Therein Mentioned" which is headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle & signed in type by the President: George Washington.
Inside has lengthy debates in "Congress", as well as a report beginning: "The President of the United States arrived at Baltimore lst Sturdy...he pursued his route on Monday following." The bkpg. has a: "Stock Brokers Office" ad signed by: Leonard Bleecker, the former military leader & of the family for whom the famous New York street is named.
Four pages, nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's