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Early on the Shakers... Letter signed by George Washington...
Item # 659371
January 27, 1796
THE HERALD, A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Jan. 27, 1796 The front page has reports from the: "Federal Legislature - House of Representatives" which carries over to pg. 2. Page 3 has an item beginning: "The Shakers in the neighbourhood of New Leganan Spring...are of late in a great fermentation which seems to indicate an approaching revolution among them...".
The back page has a letter from people in Winchester, Va., to the President, followed by: "The President's Answer" signed in type: Geo. Washington.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's