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From just before the creation of the Constitution...
Item # 658810
February 27, 1786
PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 27, 1786 An issue from the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War and before the creation of the Constitution & the new federal government.
Page 2 has reports from the Penna. General Assembly, with discussion concerning states sharing in the payment of the national debt. Also items on how each state: "...will retain its sovereignty, freedom and independence...".
The back page has an illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufactory" which shows the iconic tricorne (three corner) hat of the colonial period.
Four pages, minor loss to an upper corner touches just one letter on page 2, very nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's