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Signed by Washington, Adams & Jefferson... Death of Israel Putnam...
Item # 659289
June 12, 1790
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, N.Y., June 12, 1790
* First 3 presidents of the United States
* Israel Putnam "Old Put" death
* Battle of Bunker Hill fame
A page 2 report announces the death of: " ...that justly celebrated hero, Patriot and Philanthropist, ISRAEL PUTNAM...", plus some details about the funeral.
The top of page 3 has a Congressional Resolve headed with ornate letter and an engraving of a heraldic eagle, signed in type by: George Washington, President, John Adams, Vice President, and Thomas Jefferson, Secretary of State.
Page 3 has a report on the return of the President: "....from Sandy Hook and the fishing banks, where he has been for the benefit of the sea air, and to amuse himself in the...recreation of fishing...".
Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, a bit of foxing and light damp staining.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's