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666898

Ben Franklin in Paris... Preparing for battle in New Jersey... Judaica...

Item #666898

June 14, 1777

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 14, 1777  A report from Paris begins: "Thursday last Dr. Franklin had an interview with Lord Stormont; the conversation lasted three hours..." and a bit further down is mention that "...an American privateer bound to Boston...had a packet of letters on board from Dr. Franklin for the Congress. These letters are said to contain assurances that... See More  

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660019

Washington and Howe, and more...

Item #660019

October 02, 1777

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Oct. 2, 1777  Page 3 has a report from London beginning: "An officer in General Howe's army has written to his wife in Dublin a very melancholy account of the late expedition of the Howes...found themselves repulsed by General Washington's whole army. The conflict was sharp & after prodigies of valour on both sides the British troops were obl... See More  

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660040

Battle at Bordentown... Washington's sympathetic letter to Burgoyne...

Item #660040

June 01, 1778

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1778  Near the back are 1 1/2 pages headed: "American Affairs". Included is a letter signed by: W. Howe announcing his replacement, Sir Henry Clinton, has arrived, and Howe will soon be leaving for  England. He also comments on recent military events under his leadership.

Also included is a nice account of the battle at Bordentown, New Jerse... See More  

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$65.00
658972

A middle-ground approach to the war in America...

Item #658972

February 06, 1779

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Feb. 6, 1779  The back page has a brief yet very interesting report: "The total abandonment of America has brought on some little struggles in the Cabinet within these few days. Some were so frugal & conscientious to talk of the expense and the impracticability of holding it. Others still asked for more money and more blood. A middle course is said t... See More  

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663034

The siege of Pondicherry, India...

Item #663034

March 18, 1779

THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, March 18, 1779  The entire issue is taken up with various reports concerning the Siege of Pondicherry, a military action in India which was part of the Anglo-French War. Included is: "Capitulation for Pondicherry" which includes all 26 Articles of the capitulation signed in type by Hector Munro and Edward Vernon at the "camp before Pon... See More  

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671801

Book by Ben Franklin reviewed... Fort Stanwix...

Item #671801
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1779  Near the back is a review of a book titled: "Political, Miscellaneous, & Philosophical Pieces, Written by Benjamin Franklin...".

Some talk of "American News" near the back, with mention that: "...Fort Stanwix was surprized & taken by Sir John Johnson...at the head of 1500 loyalists & Indian warriors; t
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663734

An "Extra" issue on the Battle of Martinique...

Item #663734

May 25, 1780

THE LONDON GAZETTE--EXTRAORDINARY, England, May 25, 1780  "Extraordinary" issues were printed outside the normal printing schedule when notable news needed to get to the public as quickly as possible.

This extraordinary issue is entirely taken up with the report on the Battle of Martinique, including the letter from Sir George Rodney to Mr. Stephens, dated on board the Sandwich nea... See More  

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649287

1781 Revolutionary War military pay document...

Item #649287
FASCINATING DOCUMENT for providing pay to soldiers through the Deputy Quarter Master of the Military for the "State Of Connecticut". This document contains a signature, is dated 1781 and is approx. 4 by 6 inches.

Minimal wear but generally very nice condition. A terrific item for display and dated during this very significant year in the war when Cornwallis surrendered.

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667939

News of Cornwallis' surrender... Benedict Arnold & the Battle of Groton Heights...

Item #667939
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1781  Near the back is a section headed: "American News" which has a "Copy of a Letter from Brig. Gen. Arnold to his Excellency the Commander in Chief, dated Sound off Plumb Island, Sept. 8, 1781" which takes over an entire page & is signed by him in type: B. Arnold. This is his detailed report on the taking of New London... See More  

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671974

Inquiring as to why Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown...

Item #671974

March 11, 1782

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, March 11, 1782  The top of page 2 has a report from the House of Lords concerning: "...summoned to go into an enquiry on the causes of the loss of Lord Cornwallis's army at York Town...the opinion of this committee that a principal cause of the loss of the army under the command of Earl Cornwallis at York Town arose from the want of a sufficie... See More  

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660235

Very descriptive of St. Lucia...

Item #660235

April 01, 1782

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, April, 1782  Inside has over a full page article: "An Account of  the Island of St. Lucia" which is very descriptive. The accompanying map called for is lacking. The other plate called for is lacking as well.

Complete in 56 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, very nice condition.



Formatted very much like the Gentleman's Magazine but a much more s... See More  

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644612

Ben Franklin and John Jay in Paris...

Item #644612

July 23, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 23, 1782   Page 4 has letter No. III of: "A Brief Memorial Upon the American War...", which begins: "The Americans were the first in opening the campaign in 1777. Their army was collected toward the end of May at the camp at Middlebrook..." with a great deal of fine content on the conduct of the Revolutionary War, taking all of pg. ... See More  

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649646

Celebrating news of peace... Loyalists not happy...

Item #649646

April 05, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 5, 1783  Page 5 has a notable report: "...Capt. Humphries, from New York to London...sailed from New York...and the Captain says that on the morning of the said day, peace was proclaimed at New York and Valley Forge, in consequence of advices from Europe; that the preliminaries had been signed the 20th of January; he adds, that the murmurs & disco... See More  

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649227

Decorative masthead... late 1700's...

Item #649227
THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England, 1784  See the photo for the very nice & ornate lettering in the masthead, making this a displayable issue. This is a folio size newspaper of 4 pages which was never bound nor trimmed--difficult to find as such.

Various news of the day & a wealth of ads, and a red-inked tax stamp at the bottom of the front page. Minor wear to the edges and li
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$29.00
671785

Ben Franklin is well at 85... Rare mention of John Witherspoon...

Item #671785

June 29, 1784

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, June 29, 1784  Page 4 has a brief item noting: "The celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin was on 'Change to-day, and looks remarkably well for one of the age of 85; he appeared to be in high spirits."

Page 3 mentions in part: "...arrived here [Edinburgh] the Rev. Dr. Witherspoon, late a member of the American Congress...several gentlemen gave... See More  

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658797

From the year before the creation of the Constitution...

Item #658797

February 03, 1786

PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 3, 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: "State of North Carolina - An Act for the Regulation of Commerce". The back page has an illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufactory" which shows t... See More  

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668564

A continued article by Thomas Paine...

Item #668564

July 06, 1786

THE NEW HAVEN GAZETTE & THE CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE, July 6, 1786 (year in Roman numerals)  From the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War & the creation of the federal constitution. Inside has nearly a full page on: "Dissertations on Government Paper Money, etc. By the Author of Common Sense (continued)". Also inside are several Acts of the Connecticut legislat... See More  

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667454

Selling land for less than one dollar an acre...

Item #667454
THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, June, 1787  Included within is a full page plate: "Plan of a New Machine for Raising Water by Wind" which has an accompanying article. This plate is a bit close-trimmed at the left margin.

Also: "The Analogy between the Respective forms of Government & the Origins of the Several States of North America..." "The State of Slave... See More  

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668655

Print of a New Jersey colonial coin...

Item #668655
SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1787 for Gentleman's Magazine, England.  Within this supplement issue, published at the end of the year, is a full page print of various coins, one of which is the Nova Cesarea New Jersey colonial coin dated 1786, with a very brief note on it on the following page: "Fig. 6 is sent us for decyphering as a supposed American coin." which it is. The print sho... See More  

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671916

Print of a New Jersey colonial coin...

Item #671916
SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1787 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. Within this supplement issue, published at the end of the year, is a full page print of various coins one of which is the Nova Cesarea New Jersey colonial coin dated 1786, with a very brief note on it on the following page: "Fig. 6 is sent us for decyphering as a supposed American coin." which it is.

The print shows bot... See More  

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652571

Creating a new federal government...

Item #652571

March 01, 1789

THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, March, 1789   The first 8 pages are taken up with: "A Concise History of the Late War In America" continued in a future issue. Also inside: "On the Duties of a Physician" which takes over 5 pages; "On the Requisites For Making a Man" "An Essay on Genius" and more. Near the back is: "The Chronicle" wit... See More  

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659058

Act of Congress signed by George Washington...

Item #659058

July 22, 1789

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, July 22, 1789   Most of page 2 and a bit of page 3 are taken up with "Sketches of the Proceedings of Congress" providing interesting insight into the discussion of the federal government. Page 3 has the text of: "an Act Imposing duties on Tonnage" which is signed in type by the President: G. Washington, and the Vice President: J... See More  

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665280

Washington, the Constitution, Amendments, Hamilton's report...

Item #665280
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), October, 1789  One of the more successful magazines from 18th century America. Included is a lengthy: "...Report of the Secretary of the Treasury..." which takes 4 1/2 pages & signed in type by: Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treasury. Included also is: "Ingenious Toasts given at York, in Penna...in the Procession formed to Celebra... See More  

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649301

At a lesser price... from Boston...

Item #649301
(6) COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, a lot of six 2nd rate issues dating from 1795-1799. Various news of the day from this famous colonial town. This was arguably the most successful & well-known newspaper of in 18th century America. Could contain close-trimming, staining, archival mending, etc., but will not have loss of text. Please note: The S&H for this lot is a bit higher than that of a si... See More  

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668892

Rhode Island & the Constitution....

Item #668892

July 03, 1790

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, July 3, 1790  Business from the House of Representatives begins on the front page and on page 2 is mention that: "...A Message was received from the President of the United States, with a copy of an Act of the Legislature of the State of Rhode Island, for ratifying certain articles of amendment to the Constitution of the United States...&qu
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659332

Putting into effect the historic Funding Act... Lighthouse for Cape Henry...

Item #659332

November 20, 1790

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Nov. 20, 1790  Page 2 has a letter from Presque Isle [Erie] concerning surveying of: "..the territory annexed to the state of Pennsylvania...The land contained in this survey is generally good...The Indians did not appear to be well disposed towards the execution of our business...." with more. Also a report from Kentucky concerning troubl... See More  

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671962

Thomas Jefferson as Secretary of State...

Item #671962

February 08, 1792

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 8, 1792  Page 3 has a report headed: "The Secretary of State" which includes a letter signed by him in type: Tho. Jefferson.

Other news of the day & a wealth of advertising.

Four pages, some scattered foxing, good condition.

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665866

President Washington on an Act of Congress concerning minting copper coins...

Item #665866

January 15, 1793

THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 15, 1793  Page 3 has within a lengthy report of events from the: "Congress of the United States--House of Representatives" an item  noting: "A message was received from the President of the U.S....informing the  House that he has approved & signed two acts which originated in the House, viz. an act ... See More  

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672110

A great, late 1700's American newspaper...

Item #672110

February 13, 1793

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 13, 1793  If you are looking for a very nice, typical American newspaper of the late 1700's, here's a great one for a modest price. A four page issue with a nice mix of news of the day and advertisements, but included with this issue is a single sheet "Supplement" giving 6 pages in total. Wide, never-trimmed margins ... See More  

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664950

Seeking bids for timber to build the founding frigates of the U.S. Navy...

Item #664950

May 29, 1794

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 29, 1794  Shortly before this date the federal government passed the historic Naval Act of 1794, authorizing the building of six frigates, the founding ships of what would become the U.S. Navy.

The back page has a detailed advertisement from the "Treasury Department which essentially is seeking bits for the building of these frigates. It n... See More  

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665068

George Washington and the Society of Cincinnati...

Item #665068

February 26, 1795

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Feb. 26, 1795  Page 2 contains very lengthy reporting concerning the creation of the Society of Cincinnati in the United States, and which includes a quite lengthy "Circular" headed: "To the State Society of the Cincinnati", likely written in 1783, signed in type by its first president: Go. Washington.

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669911

Ten London newspapers from the 1790's...

Item #669911

May 04, 1795

THE SUN and THE TIMES were two of the more famous & successful of British newspapers in the late 18th century. The Times remains one of the iconic papers of the world, having begun in 1788 and is still printing today. It was the first newspaper to have "Times" in the title, since lending its name to innumerable newspapers on both sides of the Atlantic.

Here is a lot of ten issues, f... See More  

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671985

Two Acts of Congress signed by President Washington...

Item #671985

May 06, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 6, 1795  The entire column 2 of the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. One is for "...authorizing the exportation of arms, cannon and military stores in certain cases."

Four pages, minor archival mend to page 3, bit of foxing, good condition.

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649281

Beautiful masthead in this 1795 Canterbury newspaper...

Item #649281

June 16, 1795

KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, 1795  We seldom have titles to offer from Canterbury, and this newspaper has one of the more decorative & beautiful mastheads of the era. Note the two very detailed engravings on either side, one of which is the fabled Canterbury Cathedral. A coat-of-arms in the middle, with very ornate lettering for 'Kentish Gazette'.

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665846

Concerns about the Jay Treaty...

Item #665846

August 08, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 8, 1795  Three-quarters of the front page is taken up with: "The Objections to the Treaty Refuted", referring to the controversial Jay Treaty. Page 2 has a document which also expresses concerns about the Jay Treaty, carrying over to page 3.

Four pages, foxing, loss at the right margin causes some text loss to ads on the back leaf.

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669545

Describing construction of the First National Bank...

Item #669545

August 26, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, August 26, 1795  Page 3 has a very notable report, headed: "Description o the Bank of the United States, Now Erecting in Third St., from a Design by Mr.  S. Blodget". It would be finished in 1797.

This building, The First National Bank, still stands and is a National Historic Landmark.

Four pages, small wear hole at a f... See More  

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670392

An obscure 18th century religious title from New York...

Item #670392
THE THEOLOGICAL MAGAZINE, New York, November & December, 1795  A religious magazine which published bi-monthly, each issue dated for two months. It begin in July, 1795, and lasted only thru February, 1799, the latter issues being quarterly. An obscure title from the 18th century.

Eighty pages, disbound without a full title/contents pages, 4 3/4 by 8 inches, minor foxing, nice condition. ... See More  

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665848

A letter from Horatio Nelson...

Item #665848

November 21, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov 21, 1795  Page 2 has a letter signed in type by the famous: Horatio Nelson, concerning recent naval events.

The back page begins with a poem titled: "Negro's Prayer".

Four pages, some foxing, good condition.

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669036

George Washington's state-of-the-union address...

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December 16, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 16, 1795  Most of the front page is taken up with the continuation of: "Mr. Hamilton's Explanation" which is signed by him in type: Alexander Hamilton. The controversy seems to relate to expenses for the President. Also on the ftpg. are: "Quarterly Statements of the Account for compensation of the President of the Un... See More  

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659372

Washington reduces the size of the cent and half cent coins...

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January 30, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Jan. 30, 1796  Page 2 has: "A Proclamation" concerning the: "...act establishing a mint & regulating the coins of the United States.." which relates to the reduction of the size of the copper coin due to the increased cost of copper. It is signed in type by the President: Go. Washington.

A significant numismatic item.

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668629

Washington provides relief for owners of stills...

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June 25, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, June 25, 1796  Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, one for: "Providing Relief to the Owners of Stills Within the United States...". Both are signed in type: Go. Washington.

Page 3 has a lengthy letter signed in type by: Buonaparte. Also a report on the arrival of President Washington with his wife and ... See More  

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668638

Selling land in the Northwest Territory...

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September 06, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York Sept. 6, 1796  The back page has two notices concerning: "Lands of the United States" from the Northwest Territory which will be sold at auction, with the details including a very lengthy chart noting the acres, number of lots, etc. Each is signed in type by the Secretary of the Treasury: Oliver Wolcott.

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673575

On Washington retiring from public life...

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September 26, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 26, 1796  Page 3 has a nice report: "The Resignation of The President of the United States" which notes in part: "...is at length announced to us in form [was published in a Phila. newspaper on Sept. 17]...there is nothing we can say that will fully express the estimation in which his illustrious & important services a... See More  

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669559

Two documents signed by Sam Adams...

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November 23, 1796

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 23, 1796  Handsome masthead makes this a nice issue for display. Page 3 has an: "Address" signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. And there is also a Resolve from the Mass. House of Representatives also signed in type: Samuel Adams.

Four pages, tiny hole at a fold juncture not close to mentioned content, nice condition... See More  

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669102

Account of Louis XVI's attorney in the latter days...

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October 11, 1797

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 11, 1797  The front page has an interesting report prefaced with: "The following particulars respecting the last moments of Louis XVI are extracted from...papers of the respectable but unfortunate Malescherees, one of the three counsel who assisted the unhappy Monarch on his trial."

One bit notes: "...It was I who first... See More  

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649216

Post-Revolutionary War Boston...

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(5)AN EARLY LOT - Five issues of the Columbian Centinel newspaper dating from 1794 to 1799. Each issue is in nice condition (not 2nd-rate). Increasingly rare from the 18th century. News of the day & period ads.  

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665615

From when Philadelphia was the temporary capital of the United States...

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January 23, 1798

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Jan. 23, 1798  The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction.

Page 2 has the latest reports from Congress.

The back page has an ad for a recently published book: "Observations on Certain Documents...The History of the United States for the year 179... See More  

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660504

Growing tensions with France...

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March 15, 1798

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, March 15, 1798  The front page begins with an Act off the Mass. legislature: "...to lessen the dangerous evils of Canine Madness, and other Injuries occasioned by Dogs."

Page 2 has some reports on the tensions between the United States and France, including a letter signed in type by the President: John Adams.

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665561

Growing troubles with France...

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April 23, 1798

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, April 23, 1798  The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the District of Columbia was under construction.

Page 3 has an: "Address, to the President of the United States" from the politicians of Philadelphia, concerning the troubling relations with France at that time. This is followed ... See More  

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668958

President John Adams responds...

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October 04, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 4, 1798  Page 2 contains an address of the field officers from Baltimore County to the President, as we as an address of the grand jury of Dutchess County in New York, with the response signed in type by the President: John Adams.

Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.

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