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686699

Constitutional Convention begins & Washington is elected its President: a day after report...

Item #686699

May 26, 1787

THE INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER; OR THE CHRONICLE OF FREEDOM, Philadelphia, May 26, 1787  



* Constitutional Convention begins

* George Washington elected president




An exceedingly historic issue as this newspaper reports the formal beginning of the Constitutional Convention--terrific to have in a newspaper from the city where these notable proceedings were held.

As such, this is likely the ... See More  

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686694

England discusses the issue of independence for America... War accounts...

Item #686694

May 12, 1780

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, May 12, 1780



* American Revolutionary War era newspaper

* Independence for America ?




 Pages 2 and 3 have much discussion in the House of Commons concerning the Revolutionary War. A few bits include: "...introduced his motion for a reconciliation between Great Britain & her colonies. Peace, he said, was a desirable object to every man...The p... See More  

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686595

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

Item #686595
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, December, 1790  



* President George Washington

* 2nd State of the Union Address




Certainly the most notable content is the 1 1/2 pages taken up with: "President Washington's Speech" which was his second state-of-the-union address, signed by him in type: George Washington

The balance of the issue is taken up with a wide range... See More  

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686561

On the Roberts & Carlisle treason... Discussion on the American war...

Item #686561
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1779



* Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts

* Treason trials - Revolutionary War




The first article: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" takes ten pages and includes much talk of the on-going Revolutionary War, bits including: "...He enumerated a black catalogue of crimes committed by the leaders of the American rebe... See More  

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686481

From the Revolutionary War...

Item #686481
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1780  A fine opportunity to purchase a magazine from during the Revolutionary War at a reasonable price, as there is very little American content in this issue.

Just one report in the "Historical Chronicle" with two items: "There have been no material advices from America that can be rely'd on. A vague report...that two French s... See More  

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686426

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

Item #686426
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1781



* Revolutionary War

* Cornwallis' surrender

* Gen. Benedict Arnold

* Battle of Groton Heights




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 pa... See More  

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686374

War in the South... Chart of killed & disabled...

Item #686374
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, September, 1781  Near the beginning is the "List of the Men Killed or Disabled in the War" which includes various columns, with mentions of Howe, Carleton, Gage, Saratoga, and more. Also: "Summary of Proceedings in the last Session of the Last Parliament" which includes some discussion of the Revolutionary War.

Also: "Concerning t... See More  

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686359

Foldout plate of the siege of Rhode Island... Treaty with France...

Item #686359
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1779 



* Great siege of Rhode Island print

* American Revolutionary War original




This issue leads off with reports on the debates in Parliament, which include discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...the conduct of the army under the command of Gen. Howe; he seized the opportunity of painting in the blackest colours the ingrati... See More  

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686352

John Burgoyne.... Regarding the surrender at Saratoga...

Item #686352
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1779 



* Battles of Saratoga - New York

* General John Burgoyne defeat




The first five pages are a: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" which includes various discussions concerning the Revolutionary War, including one interesting bit: "...told us the bulk of the people are our friends; that the Congress was chosen... See More  

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686313

Cornwallis surrenders to Washington at Yorktown...

Item #686313
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1782  



* Lord Charles Cornwallis

* General George Washington

* Surrender at Yorktown - Virginia




This issue contains the very historic report of the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia. 

An inside page has a nice report headed: "Extract of a Letter from Sir Henry Clinton" which begins: "...I had th
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686304

The beheading of Marie Antoinette, the Queen of France...

Item #686304
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1793 



* Marie Antoinette beheaded

* The Queen of France

* Common hangman




Near the back under the heading: "Obituary of Considerable Persons", and amongst the listings of many others, is the very historic report of the beheading of Marie Antoinette.

The text begins: "Guillotined, at Paris, in her 38th year, being born Nov. ... See More  

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686275

Exceedingly early newspaper from France...

Item #686275

April 04, 1641

EXTRAORDINAIRE, Paris, France, March 7, 1635 with the date at the top in Roman numerals but then also dated at the bottom of the back page: "7 Mars, 1635".



* Earliest of newspapers to be had



This "extraordinary" issue was done for a singular purpose, as defines most "extraordinaries" produced since then.

This issue published simultaneously along with the "... See More  

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686177

John Adams signs an Act of Congress... Brown University...

Item #686177

September 14, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 14, 1799  



* President John Adams

* Act of Congress

* Brown University




On the front page under Laws of the United States is an Act of Congress signed in script type: John Adams. Also under Rhode Island Commencement (now Brown University) is a list of the exercises that occurred at the recent commencement.

Other news of the day includes
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686168

An Act for collecting duties...

Item #686168

August 26, 1799

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Aug. 26, 1799  Various news of the day from both America and Europe. Most of the back page is taken up with a portion of a lengthy (and continued): "An Act to Regulate the Collection of Duties on Imports & Tonnage" headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, minor archival mend to the back page, nice condit... See More  

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686166

Act of Congress signed by President John Adams...

Item #686166

September 30, 1799

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Sept. 30, 1799  Close to half of the front page & some of page 2 are taken up with an Act of Congress signed in type by the President: John Adams.

Four pages, nice condition.

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686162

Two documents signed by Alexander Hamilton...

Item #686162

November 28, 1791

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Nov. 28, 1791  Mot of the front page is taken up with the French Revolution with a lengthy letter signed: Louis.

Most of page 3 is taken up with reports from Congress, including a brief note to the House concerning expenses for the year signed by the Secretary of the Treasury: Alexander Hamilton. This is followed by another letter signed: Alexander Hamilton with a ch... See More  

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686157

Rules by the President... John Jay...

Item #686157

August 17, 1793

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Aug. 17, 1793  Over half of the front page is the conclusion of: "Chief Justice Jay's opinion on the question, 'Whether a State be liable to be sued by a Private Citizen of another State?' "

Page 2 has a "Circular to the Collectors of the Customers" of the ports of the United States, from the Secretary of the Treasur... See More  

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686154

George Washington... Preventing Louis XVI from cutting his throat...

Item #686154

March 20, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 20, 1793 



* George Washington

* John Adams

* Thomas Jefferson




The entire first column on the front page and part of page 2 are taken up with: "An Act for Enrolling & Licensing ships or vessels to be employed in the Coasting trade & fisheries & for regulating the same" (concluded from a previous issue) which on page 2 is signed in... See More  

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686153

Significant Act of Congress in response to the Whiskey Rebellion...

Item #686153

July 09, 1794

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, HARTFORD, June 23, 1794  Half of page 2 is taken up with an Act of Congress: "An ACT Making Further Provision for Securing and Collecting the Duties on foreign and Domestic Distilled Spirits, Stills, Wines and Teas." At its conclusion it is signed in type by the President; Go. Washington,

This Act of Congress was notable to the troubling Whiskey Rebellion i... See More  

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686152

George Washington signature in script...

Item #686152

May 14, 1794

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 14, 1794  Page 3 has a document signed in script type: Go. Washington, President of the United States, concerning authorization for ships belonging to the U.S. to enter ports beyond the Cape of Good Hope, etc.

Page 2 has a report: "From the Western Army".

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a small nick to the bottom blank margin, great condition.... See More  

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686143

Washington and Napoleon Buonaparte...

Item #686143

April 05, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 5, 1797 



* President George Washington

* Napoleon Bonaparte




At the bottom of the front page is an Act of Congress which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington.

This was one of just a few newspapers which used the script type for documents signed by politicians, making such issues very displayable.

Amongst the various items on page... See More  

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686139

Four script signatures of George Washington...

Item #686139

May 06, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, May 6, 1797



* President George Washington

* (4) acts signed in script




On the front page under "Laws of the United States" are four "Acts", each signed in script type: George Washington. The acts take all of the third and fourth columns, and all of the script signatures appear in the last column.

Also on the front page under Commonwealth of Massachuse... See More  

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686137

Act of Congress signed by Adams & Jefferson...

Item #686137

November 09, 1797

CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Nov. 9, 1797  The entire front page and  a good portion of page 3 are taken up with: "AN ACT Laying Duties on Stamped Vellum, Parchment and Paper" which is signed in type at its conclusion by John Adams, President, and Thomas Jefferson, Vice President.

Four pages, a very handsome issue as it was never bound nor trimmed with wide margins, slight ... See More  

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686134

Detailed Treasury report... Discussing the state of the country...

Item #686134

May 22, 1798

THE FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, May 22, 1798 



* 18th century American publication



The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with a: "Treasury Department" report signed: Oliver Wolcott, Secretary of the Treasury.

Page 2 has much reporting on: "Proceedings of the Federal Congress" concerning the state of the Union, & p... See More  

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686133

Wolcott and Pickering... The Quasi War with France...

Item #686133

May 15, 1798

THE FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM; NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, May 15, 1798  The front page has a lengthy "Treasury Department" notice signed: Oliver Wolcott, followed by another shorter one.

Inside has a lengthy document signed: Timothy Pickering, Secretary of State, relating to the Quasi War with France, an undeclared war which lasted from 1798-1800.

Four pages, v... See More  

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686132

Treasury report and documents signed by President John Adams...

Item #686132

April 24, 1798

THE FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, April 24, 1798 



* Oliver Wolcott Jr. - U.S. Treasury

* President John Adams letters signed




The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with a report headed: "Treasury Department" signed in type: Oliver Wolcott, Secretary of the Treasury. Page 2 has "Important Communications" which includes 3... See More  

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686131

Treasury notice... The situation with France...

Item #686131

May 01, 1798

FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE AND VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, May 1, 1798  The front page has  1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Treasury Department, Public Notice is Hereby Given..." signed by: Oliver Wolcott, Secretary of the Treasury.  Much of the front page & most of pages 2 & 3 are taken up with: "Dispatches from the Envoys to France" which rel... See More  

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686129

Includes a document signed by Buonaparte...

Item #686129

June 08, 1799

THE SPECTATOR, New York, June 8, 1799  The entire front page & a bit of page 2 are taken up with a portion of the very lengthy Act of Congress on regulating duties on imports, headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle.

Page 2 has a "Five Dollars Reward" ad for a runaway negro man, as well as reports on the Napoleonic War including a document signed: Buonaparte.

Four pages, ... See More  

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686126

Latest news from 1799...

Item #686126

June 05, 1799

THE SPECTATOR, New York, June 5, 1799  Most of the front page is taken up with the continuation of: "An Act to Regulate the Collection of Duties on Imports & Tonnage" which carries over to pg. 2 & is continued in a future issue. It is headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle.

Page 2 has a short bit headed: "Trial of Fries" which relates, in an oblique way, to ... See More  

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686125

Regulating the tariffs...

Item #686125

July 15, 1799

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, July 15, 1799  Two columns on the front page are taken up with "An Act to regulate the Collection of Duties on Imports & Tonnage" continued in a future issue. It is headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle.

The back page has over a full column report from the "War Department" seeking bids to supply rations to the mentioned mi... See More  

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686122

Proclamation signed in script by John Adams...

Item #686122

July 06, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 6, 1799 



* President John Adams

* Act of United States Congress

* Commerce w/ San Domingo




Most of the front page is taken up with the continuation of an: "Act to regulate the Collection of duties on imports...". Page 2 has: "By the President of the United States of America, A Proclamation" concerning the suspension of trade with Fra... See More  

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686121

The historic Funding Act of 1790...

Item #686121

August 16, 1790

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Aug. 16, 1790



* Funding Act of 1790



Taking two-thirds of the front page and half of page 2 is: "An Act making Provision for the Debt of the United States" which is signed in type by John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington.

This was the very historic Funding Act of 1790 which was passed on August 4, 1790 by the United States Congress t... See More  

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686120

Regulating the tariffs...

Item #686120

July 15, 1799

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, July 15, 1799  Two columns on the front page are taken up with "An Act to regulate the Collection of Duties on Imports & Tonnage" continued in a future issue. It is headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle.

The back page has over a full column report from the "War Department" seeking bids to supply rations to the mentioned mi... See More  

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686119

Signed by Adams and Jefferson...

Item #686119

July 31, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 31, 1799 



* John Adams & Thomas Jefferson



The front page has most of a column taken up with a continued Act of congress signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by: Th. Jefferson. This is followed by another very lengthy Act of Congress carrying over to page 2 where it is signed in script type by: John Adams.

Four pages,... See More  

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686116

Hamilton & Knox to be on Washington's Cabinet... Setting federal salaries...

Item #686116

September 19, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 19, 1789  The front page has an interesting article which could be appropriate today: "Propositions for Reforming the Present System of Publick Education in Boston".

Page 2 begins with reports from the House of Representatives concerning discussions on setting the salaries for House & Senate members.

Page 3 has: "THE PRESIDENT has... See More  

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686115

Two George Washington script signatures...

Item #686115

October 10, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 10, 1789 



* (2) President George Washington acts

* First year of his administration




Most of the first column of page 2 contains not one but two of the very desirable Acts of Congress each signed in script type by President George Washington and in block type by Vice President John Adams. This title was one of just a few to use the "script&... See More  

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686114

Work towards creating a tariff plan for the new government...

Item #686114

July 09, 1789

THE INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER OR CHRONICLE OF FREEDOM, Philadelphia, July 9, 1789  Nice to have a newspaper from this town from the year of the formation of our nation's government.

Page 3 includes reports from "Proceedings of Congress" which includes some discussion on: "The bill to regulate the collection of the Impost, still under consideration...".

This was formally ... See More  

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686108

Three Acts of Congress signed by George Washington...

Item #686108

July 07, 1790

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, July 7, 1790 



* President George Washington

* Two Acts of U.S. Congress




Most of the middle column on page 2 is taken up with three Acts of Congress, all headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle and each signed in type by: George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson.

Most of page 2 is taken up with reports from congress. Page 3 ha... See More  

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686107

Full name: George Washington, in script type...

Item #686107

August 04, 1790

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 4, 1790 



* President George Washington

* Act of Congress script signed




Almost a full column is taken up with an Act of Congress, headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle, this is: "An Act Imposing Duties on the Tonnage of Ships or Vessels" which is signed in script type (desired) by the President: George Washington. Rarely is his full name... See More  

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686083

Washington inspects the land for building the federal city...

Item #686083

October 29, 1790

THE NEW YORK JOURNAL & PATRIOTIC REGISTER, Oct. 29, 1790  



* President George Washington

* Early Washington D.C. construction

* Future of the federal government




Half of page 2 is the conclusion of an "Act to provide more effectually for the Collection of the Duties imposed by Law on Goods, Wares...imported into the United States...".

Page 3 has an item noting:
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686080

Alexander Hamilton... Isaac Franks... Knox's War Dept. report...

Item #686080

January 12, 1791

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 12, 1791  The bottom of page 3 has a letter from the "Treasury Department" signed in type by the Secretary of the Treasury: Alexander Hamilton, to the Speaker of the House of Rep., concerning national financial matters. 

Among the many front page ads is one for: "ISAAC FRANKS, Stock and Exchange Broker...Buys
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686076

Comptroller of United States appointed... Louis XVI attempts to escape...

Item #686076

June 27, 1791

CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, June 27, 1791  



* Oliver Wolcott Jr.

* Appointed to U.S. Treasury

* Louis XVI - King of France




A page 3 report from "Hartford" states: "We are informed that the President of the United States has appointed OLIVER WALCOTT, Esq., Comptroller of the Treasury, of the United States, vice Nicholas Eveleigh...deceased."

Over one-third of p... See More  

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686073

Two Acts of Congress signed by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams...

Item #686073

April 02, 1791

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 2, 1791 



* President George Washington

* Two Acts of U.S. Congress




The front page has reporting on: "The Bank Bill under Consideration". The back page has two Acts of Congress, headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle, each signed in block type by: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams. The bkpg. also has an ... See More  

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686060

Hamilton, Washington, and Adams...

Item #686060

November 23, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 23, 1791  Most of the first column of the front page is taken up with the: "Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the Estimates for 1792" which is signed in type: Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treasury.

The front page also contains a: "Report of the Trustees of the Sinking Fund" signed by the Vice President: John Adams. Taking ... See More  

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686059

Hamilton, Washington, and Adams...

Item #686059

November 23, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 23, 1791  Most of the first column of the front page is taken up with the: "Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the Estimates for 1792" which is signed in type: Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treasury.

The front page also contains a: "Report of the Trustees of the Sinking Fund" signed by the Vice President: John Adams. Taking ... See More  

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686051

Congressmen sworn in & Congress begins...

Item #686051

April 15, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Apr. 15, 1789 



* 1st United States Congress begins

* Congressmen & speaker are sworn in




A terrific issue on the very first days of work for the new federal Congress.

  See the photo for the page 2 report from New York mentioning that the Speaker & other members of the House are sworn into office, with a printing of a portion of their o... See More  

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686046

Workings of Congress on creating the Tariff Act of 1789...

Item #686046

May 18, 1789

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, May 18, 1789



* Tariff Act of 1789

* United States Congress

* 1st major piece of legislation




 One of the first priorities of the new federal government was creating a means of tariff revenues, of such importance that the resulting Tariff Act of 1789 was just the second Act approved by Congress. The Tariff Act would be approved on July 4.

But it is th... See More  

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686042

Tonnage Act: further defining the historic Tariff Act of 1789...

Item #686042

July 22, 1789

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, July 22, 1789  



* Tariff Act of 1789 (Tonnage)

* George Washington signs

* 1st major piece of legislation




Most of page 2 and a bit of page 2 are taken up with "Sketches of the Proceedings of Congress" providing interesting insight into the discussion of the very new federal government.

Page 3 has the full text of: "An Act Im... See More  

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686040

On the Treasury Bill and compensations for various officers...

Item #686040

July 25, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, July 25, 1789  Half of the front page is taken up with an article headed: "Slave Trade" which is a report from a French society for the abolition of the trade. One bit notes: "...The abolition, therefore, of negro slavery was esteemed by the general United States & by the convention in which they were represented, not only a measure condu... See More  

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686037

Signed in script type by George Washington...

Item #686037

April 08, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 8, 1795



* President George Washington



Half of the front page and half a column on page 2 are taken up with Act of Congress concerning duties on snuff and refined sugar, signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington.

Four pages, some minor damp staining, good condition.... See More  

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