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On the death of George Washington... compared to Napoleon...
Item # 656490
February 1, 1800
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 1, 1800
* re. George Washington's death
* Funerals - honoring his life
The front page has content relating to the recent death of George Washington, but it also includes a letter signed in type by: G. Washington dated 1792, a offering thanks for a gift.
Also on the ftpg: "Virtues and Services of the Late Gen. George Washington, at Wiscasset" and then: "...At Woburn" and "...At Concord" and "...At Lexington". There is also on: "Extract form an Eulogy Pronounced at Methuen, by Mr. D. A. White".
Page 3 has various reports on the actions of Napoleon Buonaparte plus there is a brief item: "It is a moot point whom Buonaparte in his conduct most resembles, Julius Caesar--or Oliver Cromwell--We can say whom he least resembles--GEORGE WASHINGTON."
Four pages, some damp staining, a bit irregular at the blank spine.
Category: Pre-Civil War