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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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670146

Uncommon title...

Item #670146

July 29, 1786

THE WESTMINSTER JOURNAL & LONDON POLITICAL MISCELLANY, England, July 29, 1786  See the photos for the two nice engravings in the masthead. Almost the entire four page is taken up with news of the day including much on British politics, with pg. 4 items headed: "New Hackney Coach Act" and "Abstract of the Perfumery Act".

Four pages, red-inked tax stamp at the bottom of... 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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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.

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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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665298

Good Constitution content...

Item #665298
COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, September, 1788  The issue begins with: "Observations on the Travels & Transactions of Ferdinando de Sota in Florida...". Also inside is a 3 page article: "A Description of Bald Eagle Valley..." in Pennsylvania (plate lacking).

Near the back is "Intelligence" with the latest news of the day, including an item from Rhode Isla... 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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658412

Much frutration that a quorum for the new Congress has not yet been achieved...

Item #658412

March 25, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, March 25, 1789  Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a lengthy political essay signed: "Laco", thought to have been Sam Adams.

Page 3 news from New York reflects the frustration of all of getting a quorum to begin the work of the new Congress: "To our great mortification...by dampening that favourable impression which had been made on the mind... 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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658466

Signed in script type by President George Washington...

Item #658466

August 12, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 12, 1789  All of pages 1, 2, most of pg. 3, & all of pg. 4 are taken up with an extremely lengthy Act of Congress: "...to Regulate the Collection of the Duties Imposed by Law on the Tonnage of Ships..." which is signed in script type by the President at its conclusion at the bottom of the back page: George Washington, and in block type by... 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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$98.00
667424

Mutiny on the Bounty... Captain William Bligh...

Item #667424
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1790  Near the back is one of the more historic naval report of the 18th century, since romanticized by the famous movie, giving a fine account of the mutiny on board the ship Bounty.

The report is headed: "Several Memorable Events have lately happened at Sea, which for their Singularity & Importance are worthy to be recorded." which b... 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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671845

A 1790's newspaper from Oxford, England...

Item #671845

October 27, 1792

JACKSON'S OXFORD JOURNAL, England, Oct. 27, 1792  One of the less common titles from Oxford, filled with news of the day & a wealth of ads.

Four pages, red tax stamp, handsome engravings in the masthead, an archival repair to the bottom of the spine affects no text, two tiny holes at a fold juncture, untrimmed margins, 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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671201

One of the less common American titles from the 1790's...

Item #671201

January 21, 1793

THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 21, 1793  One of the less common American titles of the era, with the ftpg. filled with a wide variety of advertisements and news of the day (and more ads) inside.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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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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667744

A magazine from 1790's Boston...

Item #667744
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, September, 1793  The front page has: "Thoughts On Social Intercourse" the text beginning: "Nobody but a blockhead proves tedious to a company. A man of the world presently comprehends whether he ought to stay or go; and knows too a moment the time it is fit for him to leave those who wish him at a distance..."with much more. The balance ... 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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664949

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

Item #664949

May 31, 1794

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 31, 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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669037

Washington's state-of-the-union address on the front page...

Item #669037

December 03, 1794

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 3, 1794   All of the front page and a portion of page 2 are taken up with Washington's: "Address" to Congress, being his state-of-the-union address, signed by him in type: G. Washington. This offers a great overview of the events of 1794.

Page 2 has an item regarding relations with France, beginning: "The C... 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.

Page 2 has a lengthy ad fo... See More  

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671755

Washington script signature... Light house on Sequin Island...

Item #671755

April 25, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 25, 1795 



* President George Washington act of Congress

* Seguin Island Maine Lighthouse proposed



The top of third column on the ftpg. has: "Laws Of The United States" "Published By Authority" "Third Congress of the United States". Hereafter is the text of: "An act to regulate the compensation of Clerks...", sign... See More  

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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'.

A fine issue of this ti... See More  

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674356

Was George Washington ever a commissioned officer in the British army?

Item #674356
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1795  Included is a letter to the publisher concerning George Washington, referencing his bravery & military prowess from the French & Indian War. Further on it notes: "...In the regular standing army of Great Britain he never held any commission: and this perhaps may have been...why Lord Howe & General Howe declined acknowledging h... See More  

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669074

Governor Sam Adams document on capturing the vandals...

Item #669074

July 01, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 1, 1795  Page 3 has a document: "By the Governour" concerning: "...bringing to justice all persons...who with force & violence did...burn a vessel lying at the Long Wharf in Boston..." signed: Samuel Adams.

Also an article: "Mr. Jay's Treaty", a controversial document at the time.

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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...

Item #669036

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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659370

Details on a ship wreck... Death of a governor...

Item #659370

January 23, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Jan. 23, 1796  Various news reports of the day including a page 3 item: "A Grand Victory Obtained by the Austrians and: "Ship Wreck" with much detail. Also a report of the death of Samuel Huntington, governor of Connecticut, with much detail on the funeral.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, good condition.

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$43.00
659372

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

Item #659372

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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668120

Sam Adams signatures in type...

Item #668120

February 17, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 17, 1796  The front page has over a full column taken up with three Acts of the Massachusetts Legislature, each Act signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams.

Four pages, nice condition.

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$53.00
668629

Washington provides relief for owners of stills...

Item #668629

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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668637

Selling land in the Northwest Territory... Kentucky to create a road thru the wilderness...

Item #668637

September 03, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York Sept. 3, 1796  Page 2 has no fewer of five dispatches signed by Buonaparte in which he provides the latest on his military efforts in Europe.

Page 3 has an article beginning: "The legislature of the state of Kentucky..passing an act...for he purpose of cutting a wagon road, 30 feet wide, through the wilderness..." with more detail.

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668638

Selling land in the Northwest Territory...

Item #668638

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...

Item #673575

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...

Item #669559

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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667426

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

Item #667426
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1797  Although there is a wide range of content within this issue, the most significant is President George Washington's last state-of-the-union address which is headed: "Gen. Washington's Farewell Address to the United States" [not really; see the 1796 Supplement for his Farewell Address] and prefaced with: "In our Supplem... See More  

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668765

Franklin's gift to Washington...

Item #668765

January 08, 1797

THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Jan. 8, 1797  A quite scarce title, and until a recent find, the very first we have offered in our 44 years. It published for exactly one year.

Page 3 has a report above the name "Franklin" noting: "My fine crab-tree walking stock with a gold head, curiously wrought, in the form of the Cap of Liberty I give to my friend and the friend of Mankind, G... See More  

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669102

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

Item #669102

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...

Item #649216
(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...

Item #665615

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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