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On the raid on Camp St. Clair... On building the new federal capital...
Item # 660462
December 21, 1792
THE FEDERAL GAZETTE & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 21, 1792 The front page is filled with ads including 4 illustrated ship ads. Also on the ftpg. is an ad headed: "City of Washington" concerning the early building of the future capital, beginning: "The Commissioners of the Federal Buildings will contract for the following quantity of best yellow pine flooring plank..." with various details. Other building items mentioned as well. A neat ad noting the very beginning of building of the nation's capital.
Page 3 has a letter from Fort Washington concerning the raid on Camp St. Clair, part of the Northwest Indian War.
Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, great condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's