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Washington authorizes copper for the mint... To run for a 3rd term?

Item #679025

June 18, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 18, 1796  The front page has 3 Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, plus part of a fourth Act which carries over to pg 2, also signed by Washington.

The very first, at the top of the front page, is: "An Act Respecting The Mint" detailing the ways & means of procuring copper for the minting of cents a... See More  

Item from Catalog 312 (released for October, 2021)...

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A rare Philadelphia title from 1796...

Item #668739

December 20, 1796

GALES'S INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER, Philadelphia, Dec. 20, 1796  A quite rare title which lasted just one year from Sept. 16, 1796 till Sept. 12, 1797. Actually the continuation of the "Independent Gazetteer", which was later sold to "The Universal Gazette". Just 7 American institutions have scattered issues of this title.

Page 2 has much reporting from Congress. Pate 3 ha... See More  

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George Washington and Sam Adams...

Item #661792

April 16, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 16, 1796 

* George Washington & Samuel Adams

The front page features two Acts of Congress concerning courts, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington.

Page 2 has a chart of the latest count for the election of Mass. governor, showing Judge Sumner leading over Gov. Sam Adams.

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

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The Department of State is created...

Item #659059

July 29, 1789


* Department of State creation

  Considered by many as the most significant newspaper of the 18th century, particularly during this, the formative year of the new federal government, as the Gazette was the mouthpiece of all matters political. Most pronouncements from Congress & the President were printed first in this newspaper.

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A trial for sedition... Saluting Washington's home...

Item #656567

October 31, 1798

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 31, 1798  The front page has: "Trial of Matthew Lyon for Sedition". Also on the ftpg: "More  Electioneering ! " Page 3 has a report from Alexandria: "Protection to Commerce, Combined with Patriotism" concerning a ship which fired an honor salute as it passed Washington's home at Mt. Vernon, etc.&n... See More  

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Constitutional Convention begins & Washington is elected its President...

Item #652583

May 28, 1787


* Constitutional Convention begins

* George Washington elected 1st 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 first newsp... See More  

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The election of Washington as the first President, and so much more...

Item #646966
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), April, 1789 

* George Washington's election victory

* Arrival in New York City for inauguration

A very significant issue, and one of a few magazines or newspapers with the text reporting the actions of Congress formally counting the votes for the first President of the United States. Near the back are several pages of the: "Proceedings of C... See More  

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