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686864

Washington signs an Act of Congress...

Item #686864

April 24, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 24, 1793 



* President George Washington

* Thomas Jefferson




The front page begins with an Act of Congress "...providing an annual allowance for the Education of Hugh Mercer." which is signed in type by the President; Go. WASHINGTON, and also by: Th. Jefferson as Secretary of State.

Also on the ftpg: "Queen of France" references the ... See More  

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682667

Creating the District of Columbia...

Item #682667

January 27, 1791

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 27, 1791  The entire first column on page 2 is taken up with a very historic document: "A Proclamation" in which Maryland & Virginia both offered to cede to the United States land upon which the capital would be created.

The text includes in part: "...the State of Maryland...cede(d) to Congress a district of ten mi... See More  

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682538

Adams's inauguration: the peaceful transfer of power...

Item #682538

March 13, 1797

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, March 13, 1797  A very historic issue as it reports the true test of the great American republic: the peaceful transfer of power. 

Page 2 has a report noting in part: "On Saturday at twelve o'clock...soon after his election, JOHN ADAMS as President of the United States attended in the Chamber of the House of Rep. too take the oath of office ac... See More  

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682511

Very early Charleston...

Item #682511

January 29, 1803

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 29, 1803 



* Rare & early Southern publication



A volume I issue (number 18) of this famous title from the South. The front page begins with the "Prospectus" of the newspaper, focusing on its intent, purpose, and style of the newspaper. The back page has 14 illustrated ship advertisements. The front page has a lengthy article concerni... See More  

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682220

Jefferson's offer to "restock" the Library of Congress...

Item #682220

October 29, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct.  29, 1814



* Thomas Jefferson offers his library to the Library of Congress



Most of page 2 is taken up with an article headed: "Mr. Jefferson's Library - Mr. Jefferson's Offer of Congress of His Library" a letter signed in type: Th. Jefferson, datelined Monticello, Sept. 21, 1814. It begins: "I learn from the newspapers t... See More  

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680607

Death of Governor James Bowdoin...

Item #680607

November 24, 1790

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Nov. 24, 1790



* James Bowdoin death

* 2nd Governor of Massachusetts




The front page has: "Mr. Bowdoin" being a brief report announcing the death of James Bowdoin, a former Massachusetts governor and scholar, plus the "Order Of Procession" for his funeral.

A page 3 report from "Philadelphia" says the President was abou... See More  

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680580

President Jefferson offers pardon for military deserters...

Item #680580

October 19, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 19, 1807 



* President Thomas Jefferson pardons

* United States Army deserters




The ftpg. has much on the continued High Treason trial of Aaron Burr & 2 others. Page 3 has: "A Proclamation" by the President concerning those: "...who have deserted from the army of the United States...has become sensible of their offense &am... See More  

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680404

Jefferson and Adams on war...

Item #680404

July 13, 1816

ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, July 13, 1816 



* Thomas Jefferson and John Adams

* Letters re. war




The front page has a column taken up with a discussion concerning thoughts on war, mostly being: "Mr. Jefferson's Answer" to the topic, datelined at "Monticello, Jan. 29, 1816" and signed by him in type: Th. Jefferson. The top pf pg. 2 has: "Mr. Adams... See More  

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678979

Winslow Homer: "On The Beach--Two Are Company, Three Are None."

Item #678979

August 17, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 17, 1872  



* One of Winslow Homer's most popular



The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Will the Senator From Massachusetts Do This to Make His Words Good?", plus there is another Nast cartoon inside: "Romish Politics--Any Thing To Beat Grant" & yet another Nast, this one a doublepage centerfold: "Sat... See More  

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677516

Thomas Jefferson and John Adams...

Item #677516

May 27, 1797

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, May 27, 1797  Page 3 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with a speech prefaced with: "Yesterday...the senate...waited on the President...at his house, when the Vice-President presented the following answer to his address to both houses, at the opening of the session:" The address begins: "Sir, The senate of the United States request you ... See More  

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677066

Details on the Presidential election of 1796...

Item #677066

February 22, 1797

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 22, 1797  Page 2 has a report from the "Proceedings of the Columbian Federal Congress" concerning the process for tallying votes for President & Vice President: "...that the two Houses shall assemble in the chamber of the House of Representatives on Wednesday next, at 12 o'clock, that two persons shall be appoint... See More  

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676980

Sam Adams and Thomas Jefferson...

Item #676980

July 15, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 15, 1795  Fully half of the front page is taken up with three Acts of  the Mass. legislature, each signed in type by the governor, Samuel Adams.

The ftpg. also has lengthy letter concerning the Jay Treaty signed in type by: Thomas Jefferson.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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676939

Jefferson & others respond to the President...

Item #676939

May 31, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 31, 1797  Page 2 contains a full column letter headed: "To the President Of the United States" which is in response to a recent address by the President concerning national and international affairs. The letter is signed in type by the Vice President: Thomas Jefferson.

This is followed by a nice response signed in type by the President: John Adams, a... See More  

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676627

One of the more rare titles from the Civil War we have offered...

Item #676627

April 05, 1865

GRANT'S PETERSBURG PROGRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, April 5, 1865 



* Extremely rare military title

* General Ulysses S. Grant

* The Siege of Petersburg ending

* Civil War coming to an end




An exceedingly rare newspaper and the first we have had the opportunity to offer. This newspaper lasted but four issues, printing on April 3, 5, 7 and 10 of 1865 by officers of the 37th Wisconsi... See More  

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676376

John Adams and Thomas Jefferson...

Item #676376

March 14, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 14, 1798  



* President John Adams acts of Congress

* Thomas Jefferson and Increase Sumner




The front page features two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson, one for defraying expenses for a treaty with Indians.

Also on the front page is a Mass. Act signed in sc... See More  

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673898

Adams, Franklin, Jay, Laurens, & Jefferson authorized to negotiate terms for peace...

Item #673898

February 27, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 27, 1783  Inside has one-third of a page taken up with the: "Copy of the Commission of the United States of America, to John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Jay, Henry Laurens, and Thomas Jefferson, Esqrs. June 15, 1781."

The document--signed in type by the President & Secretary of Congress--formally appoints these men as ambassadors in Europe... See More  

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673897

Adams, Franklin, Jay, Laurens, & Jefferson authorized to negotiate terms for peace...

Item #673897

February 27, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 27, 1783  Inside has one-third of a page taken up with the: "Copy of the Commission of the United States of America, to John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Jay, Henry Laurens, and Thomas Jefferson, Esqrs. June 15, 1781."

The document--signed in type by the President & Secretary of Congress--formally appoints these men as ambassadors in Europe... See More  

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673633

William Cowper poem - the abolition of the Slave Trade...

Item #673633
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, For The Country, Philadelphia, May 25, 1807  Page 3, under the heading: "THE ABOLITION OF THE SLAVE TRADE", has the timely reprinting of the William Cowper poem, "The Morning Dream" (shown in this issue simply as "A Dream"). 

Also present is a letter Alexander Petion, the 1st President of Hayti, to the "men of color" ... See More  

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673467

Washington, Adams, & Jefferson on the front page...

Item #673467

November 22, 1794

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 22, 1794



* George Washington

* John Adams

* Thomas Jefferson




The front page has an entire column taken up with an Act of Congress: "An Act to Regulate the Claims to Invalid Pensions" signed at its conclusion by: Go. Washington, as well as John Adams and Th. Jefferson.

Page 3 has a: "State Paper" signed in type by the President: Go. Wash... See More  

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672715

Adams signs an Act of Congress...

Item #672715

September 24, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 24, 1800 



* President John Adams

* Thomas Jefferson




The front page has an entire column taken up with an Act of Congress signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archivally rejoined at the spine, nice condition.... 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 



* Thomas Jefferson before presidency



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.... See More  

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669435

Thomas Jefferson letter on creating the University of Virginia...

Item #669435

December 15, 1821

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 15, 1821 



* Thomas Jefferson on founding the University of Virginia



Perhaps the best item in this issue is the nice & lengthy letter under the heading: "University of Virginia", signed by him in type: Th. Jefferson, as Rector of the University of Virginia. It was this letter that sets out the founding of this institution by Jeff... See More  

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669257

First Jew appointed to a federal post...

Item #669257

June 11, 1801

THE UNIVERSAL GAZETTE, Washington, D.C., June 11, 1801  It is reported in a brief, inconspicuous report on page 2, but its significance is considerable.

It was in 1801 when a significant stride in the recognition of Jewish Americans when President Thomas Jefferson appointed the very first Jew to a federal position by naming Reuben Etting of Baltimore as United States Marshall for Maryland. T... See More  

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669123

Signed by Washington & Jefferson...

Item #669123

May 08, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 8, 1793 



* George Washington

* Thomas Jefferson




The top of the first column has: "An Act for the Relief of Simeon Thayer" by the U.S. Congress, signed in type by the President: Go. WASHINGTON as well by the Secretary of State: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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669039

Letters on the Citizen Genet Affair...

Item #669039

January 09, 1794

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, January 9, 1794  



* Citizen Genet affair

* Edmund-Charles Genet

* Thomas Jefferson




Part of the font page and a bit of page 2 are taken up with letters between Thomas Jefferson (two signed in type by him) and Citizen Genet, ambassador from France, concerning what is known as the Citizen Genet Affair, whereby the U.S. tried t... See More  

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668762

Jefferson is president of the American Philosophical Society...

Item #668762

January 09, 1797

THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Jan. 9, 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 2 has a report of the American Philosophical Society listing its officers, and noting: "President: Thomas Jefferson". Page 2 also has a letter signed by: Buonaparte headed: "Army Of Italy" and giv... See More  

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668136

Jefferson acknowledges troops raised for the militia...

Item #668136

November 04, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1807 



* President Thomas Jefferson



Page 2 has a letter from the "Washington County Militia" or Pennsylvanian concerning troops raised for the militia, followed by a note of thanks from the President, signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Pages 2 & 3 contain a very lengthy: "Portrait Of Aaron Burr, No. 1" of what must ha... See More  

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668134

Two front page Acts of Congress signed by Jefferson...

Item #668134

February 20, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 20, 1807 



* President Thomas Jefferson



The first column of the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, archival repair at the top of the blank spine, nice condition.

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668132

Thomas Jefferson... The Burr Conspiracy...

Item #668132

February 09, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 9, 1807 



* Colonel Aaron Burr



Over half of the front page is "An Act" of Congress concerning circuit & district courts in North Carolina.

Page 2 has a note to Congress concerning a situation with France, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Both pages 2 & 3 has various letters concerning the Burr Conspiracy.

Four pages, nice c... See More  

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667652

Jefferson's Proclamation requiring British ships to leave...

Item #667652

July 15, 1807

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, July 15, 1807



* President Thomas Jefferson



Over a full column of the front page is taken up with: "A Proclamation" signed by the President: Th. Jefferson.

It relates to the ongoing troubles in Europe and America's situation & specifies that: "...all armed vessels bearing commissions under the government of Great Britain, now within t... See More  

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667584

President Thomas Jefferson replies...

Item #667584

February 24, 1802

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 24, 1802 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Early Washington D.C. description




The ftpg. has an interesting description of the: "City of Washington" noting in part: "...an enumeration of the houses in the city...there were then 666 habitable houses, of which 255 were brick...that 13 brick & 14 wood houses more would be finished by the 15t... See More  

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667574

Jefferson's state-of-the-union address with reference to Lewis & Clark's Expedition...

Item #667574

December 13, 1805

THE REPERTORY, Boston, Dec. 13, 1805 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* State of the Union Address

* Lewis & Clark's Expedition




A fine issue has more than half of the front page & a bit of page 2 are taken up with Thomas Jefferson's state-of-the-union address to the nation.

Within the address Jefferson reflects upon the events of the past year and needs for the coming y... See More  

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667555

Jefferson response to a church in Baltimore...

Item #667555

March 28, 1801

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 28, 1801  Page 2 has an: "Address to Mr. Adams" on the end of his Presidency, with: "The Answer" signed by him: John Adams.

Page 2 also has a response of the President to the New Jerusalem Church in Baltimore on congratulations for being elected President, signed: Thomas Jefferson.

Four pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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667549

President Jefferson responds...

Item #667549

September 14, 1808

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 14, 1808  The ftpg. includes two petitions to he President. And page 2 has the: "President's Answer  to the Boston Petition" signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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667545

Jefferson's response upon being notified of being elected President...

Item #667545

March 11, 1801

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 11, 1801  Page 3 has, under: "President Elect" a report: "The Committee instructed on the 18th instant to wait the President Elect and notify him of his election, REPORT--that they have, according to order performed that service, and addressed the President elect in the following words, to wit: 'The committee beg le... See More  

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667533

A letter from Thomas Jefferson...

Item #667533

February 25, 1807

THE WITNESS, Litchfield, Connecticut, Feb. 25, 1807 



* Thomas Jefferson



Page 2 has a brief letter signed by: Th. Jefferson, concerning a claim by a Frenchman against the United States.

Four pages, some wear at margins & a few archival mends.

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667508

Three Acts of Congress, one providing support for the U.S. Navy...

Item #667508

March 31, 1803

NEW YORK EVENING POST, March 31, 1803 



* Thomas Jefferson

* Acts of Congress

* United States Navy




Page 2 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with 33 Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson, and  the Vice President: Aaron Burr. One is for; "Making an Appropriation for the Support of the Navy of the United States...".

Page 3 has a letter signed: Th. ... See More  

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667492

Jefferson's state-of-the-union address...

Item #667492

November 21, 1804

CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Nov. 21, 1804



* President Thomas Jefferson

* State of the Union Address

* Early 19th century original




Fully half of page 2 is taken up with the state-of-the-union address of the President headed: "President's Message", signed in type at its conclusion: Th. Jefferson.

A portion of his address deals with the new Louisiana Territory just purchase... See More  

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667482

Thomas Jefferson's inaugural address...

Item #667482

March 14, 1805

BOSTON GAZETTE, March 14, 1805 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Inauguration - inaugural address




Page 2 has the lengthy: "President Jefferson's Speech" which is his inaugural address, introduced with: "This day, at 12 o'clock, Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States, took the oath of office & delivered the following Inaugural Speech..." which tak... See More  

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667478

Jefferson and the Embargo...

Item #667478

December 22, 1813

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 22, 1813 



* Thomas Jefferson and the Embargo Act



Page 3 has a bit from a Jefferson letter, datelines at Monticello, noting in part: "No man on earth has a stronger detestation than myself of the unprincipled Tyrant who is deluging the continent of Europe with blood...", presumably about Napoleon Bonaparte.

Pg. 2 also h... See More  

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667464

Thomas Jefferson on the judiciary in 1776...

Item #667464

May 10, 1803

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, May 10, 1803  Page 2 has a nice items reflecting up a letter signed by: Th. Jefferson from 1776 concerning the judiciary.

Eight pages, 9 by 11 1/4 inches foxing & minor wear at the margins.

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667461

Jefferson on navigation of the Mississippi...

Item #667461

August 13, 1803

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 13, 1803 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Mississippi River Navigation




Page 2 has a letter of reply from the President to the state of Ohio concerning issues relating to the navigation of the Mississippi River. It is signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Mention of a  ship Hannah: "...seized...at Wilmington, N.C. for having received on board 7 negro... See More  

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667416

Letter from Thomas Jefferson...

Item #667416

May 04, 1805

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 4, 1805 



* President Thomas Jefferson



Page 2 has a letter signed in type by Th. Jefferson, concerning a book "Dictionary of Elegant Essays" dedicated to him.

Four pages, minor loss to an upper corner, good condition.

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667415

Thomas Jefferson on the situation in Europe...

Item #667415

May 04, 1803

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 4, 1803  The top of the front page has a letter from the President relating to America keeping out of the troubling affairs in Europe, signed in type: Thomas Jefferson.

Four pages, nice condition.

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667413

Jefferson's message to Congress...

Item #667413

January 26, 1809

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Jan. 26, 1809 



* President Thomas Jefferson



Page 2 contains a "Message" to Congress concerns relations with Europe. It is signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, good condition.

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667412

Jefferson's Proclamation requiring British ships to leave...

Item #667412

July 10, 1807

THE REPERTORY, Boston, July 10, 1807 



* President Thomas Jefferson



Over a full column of the front page is taken up with: "A Proclamation" signed by the President: Th. Jefferson.

It relates to the ongoing troubles in Europe and America's situation & specifies that: "...all armed vessels bearing commissions under the government of Great Britain, now within the har... See More  

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667411

Jefferson on selling land in D.C. to pay the debts...

Item #667411

January 26, 1802

NEW YORK EVENING POST, Jan. 26, 1802 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Washington D.C. land sale




Page 2 has an interesting letter to Congress from the President concerning the city of Washington, more specifically the money that is due to Maryland and the measured sale of land in the city to meet it debts, etc. It is signed in type: Thos. Jefferson.

Four pages, a piece from the spine d... See More  

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667407

Jefferson on the Berceau Affair in the Quasi-War...

Item #667407

October 11, 1802

NEW YORK EVENING POST, Oct. 11, 1802 



* USS Boston vs Berceau

* Single ship action - naval

* President Thomas Jefferson




Page 2 has over 2 columns taken up with the USS Boston vs. the French Corvette Berceau affair. Included is the: "President's Message" signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, tears at the margins, some light damp staining.... See More  

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667404

Jefferson suggests raising additional forces...

Item #667404

March 01, 1808

NEW YORK EVENING POST, March 1, 1808 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Message re. military forces




Page 2 has a message from the President to Congress, with his concern about rising tensions in Europe which may affect America, and with thoughts of raising additional military forces. Signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, some creases, good condition.... See More  

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667353

An engraving of an Embargo political cartoon...

Item #667353

September 10, 1808

NEW YORK EVENING POST, Sept. 10, 1808  Page 3 begins with a little political cartoon titled: "A Good Story Twice Told: or, the Allegorical Snake" which concerns the controversy over the Embargo.

Rare to find such political cartoons in newspapers of such an early date.

Page 2 has several items concerning the controversial Embargo, one item beginning: "The answer of the Preside... See More  

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