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688881

From the heart of Thomas Jefferson's Presidency...

Item #688881
(5) UNITED STATES GAZETTE, For The Country, Philadelphia, 1807-1809  A lot of 5 issues offering an interesting insight into the early period of the Jeffersonian era, as the government transitioned away from Federalist policy.

Complete in 4 pages, 2nd-rate condition with rubbing, foxing, and staining, but not damaged.

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$54.00
688370

William Cobbett's famous newspaper...

Item #688370

June 27, 1797

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 27, 1797  This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper.

Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment. The first issue ap... See More  

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688310

William Cobbett's famous newspaper...

Item #688310

June 27, 1797

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 27, 1797 



* Rare 18th century American publication

* 3 runaway slave advertisements




This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper.

Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political o... See More  

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687983

The contested Jefferson-Burr presidential election...

Item #687983

January 10, 1801

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 10, 1801  On page 2 under: "Great National Register" is a chart showing the: "Complete Returns Of The Votes For President of the United States, given in December 3, 1800".

The numbers show both Jefferson and Burr with 73 votes, plus there is a report that begins: "Thus no choice has been made by the Electors, and the appointment of a ... See More  

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687980

Four Acts of Congress signed by Thomas Jefferson...

Item #687980

May 27, 1802

GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 27, 1802  Two columns on page 3 are taken up with four Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson.  One is for the regulating the use of foreign coins in the U.S., and another relates to establishing trading houses with the Indian tribes.

Four pages, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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687914

Jefferson's annual message, with mention of Lewis & Clark...

Item #687914

December 11, 1806

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Dec. 11, 1806  Beginning on the front page & concluding on patge 2 is the: "President's "Message" communicated to Congress, it being Jefferson's state-of-the-union address to the nation.

Of significance is some fine mention of the Lewis and Clark expedition which appears on the front page: "...The expedition of Messrs. Lewis and ... See More  

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687912

Jefferson's state-of-the-Union address to the Congress...

Item #687912

December 18, 1801

NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Dec. 18, 1801  



* President Thomas Jefferson

* State of the Union Address




Half of page 2 is taken up with the: "President's Message" being Jefferson's first state-of-the-union address.

Interesting that it was not delivered in person but rather was distributed in paper form to members of Congress, with the address prefaced by a letter fr... See More  

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687882

Act of Congress signed by Thomas Jefferson...

Item #687882

March 28, 1803

THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, March 28, 1803  The front page begins with an Act of Congress relating to protecting American seamen, signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, very handsome masthead, various damp staining, otherwise good.

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687877

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

Item #687877

November 21, 1818

THE PORTSMOUTH ORACLE, New Hampshire, Nov. 21, 1818  All of page 2 and a bit of page 3 are taken up with the very lengthy: "President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type: James Monroe.

In the address Monroe reflects upon the year 1818 with some thought on issues for the future.

Page 3 also has a: "Letter from Mr. Jefferson to Charles Pin... See More  

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687505

Jefferson and Callender and 'The Prospects Before Us'...

Item #687505

August 17, 1802

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Aug. 17, 1802  Much of page 2 is taken up with great reporting on the controversy between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender and the latter's publication 'The Prospects Before Us' about which much is found on the internet.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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687488

One of the best issues on the Burr Conspiracy, with Jefferson's famous message to Congress...

Item #687488

January 31, 1807

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 31, 1807  A terrific issue on the Burr Conspiracy, as any number of websites can be found with the full text of this special message to Congress from the President, in which he discloses to them to full details of the conspiracy and his intents to prosecute Aaron Burr.

This "President's Message" takes over half of page 2 & is signed in type:... See More  

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687438

Displayable masthead...

Item #687438

March 26, 1804

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, March 26, 1804  This title has one of the nicest mastheads from the early 19th century, featuring an engraving that has a variation of the Great Seal and an Indian plus a banner inscribed with the Massachusetts state motto: "Ense Petit Placidam Sub Liberate Quietem" ('By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty').

In the dateline ... See More  

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686208

Aaron Burr is guilty of murdering Alexander Hamilton... Two signatures by Thomas Jefferson...

Item #686208

August 16, 1804

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, Aug. 16, 1804  Page 2 contains two Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson, & headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle.

Page 3 has a brief yet notable item: "The following is the verdict of the Coroner's inquest, relative to the death of the late Gen. Hamilton: 'That Aaron Burr, Esq. Vice President of the... See More  

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686205

Jefferson defends an appointment...

Item #686205

July 29, 1801

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 29, 1801 



* President Thomas Jefferson



The front page has a "Remonstrance" of the merchants of New Haven, to the President, concerning the removal of the Revenue Collector & appointment of his replacement.

This is followed by: "The President's Reply" in which he justifies the action, signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages... See More  

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686204

Six script signatures by President John Adams...

Item #686204

April 25, 1801

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 25, 1801  The front page contains six Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson, making this a displayable newspaper.

Four pages, minor nice to a black leaf margin, nice condition.

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686165

Jefferson signs an Act of Congress.... Provisions for the forts...

Item #686165

March 25, 1805

THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, March 25, 1805 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Act of Congress - Henry Dearborn




Over half a column of the front page is taken up with: "An Act to regulate the clearance of armed merchant vessels.", signed in type by the President; Th. Jefferson.

Page 3 begins with over a column from the "War Department" on securing bids to supply ... See More  

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686160

Signed in script type by President George Washington...

Item #686160

May 19, 1792

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 19, 1792 



* President George Washington

* Act of Congress signed in type




The entire front page and a part of page 2 are taken up with: "An ACT for Raising a farther sum of Money for the Protection of the Frontiers, & for other Purposes Therein Mentioned" which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by T... 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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686135

Five Acts of Congress on the front page...

Item #686135

June 30, 1798

THE SPECTATOR, New York, June 30, 1798  The entire first column is taken up with  five Acts of Congress headed with a heraldic eagle, and each signed in type by: Th.  Jefferson and John Adams.

The back page has an Address of the Massachusetts Legislature to the President, with his response signed in type: John Adams.

Four pages, very nice condition. Subscriber's named penned a... 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  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 to address the issue of... See More  

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686113

Letters signed by Jefferson and Adams...

Item #686113

December 16, 1789

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Dec. 16, 1789  The back page includes a letter signed by John Adams from when he was in Amsterdam in 1780, followed by a letter from Thomas Jefferson to the mayor & aldermen of Norfolk, Virginia, signed in type: Thomas Jefferson.

The back page also includes reports from the "Proceedings of Congress" from July 1-18, 1789, an historically s... See More  

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686034

The Embargo Act leads to the Enforcement Act...

Item #686034

January 19, 1809

UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Jan. 19, 1809  Most of the front page is  taken up with "An Act" of Congress which was known as the "Enforcement Act". It was designed to halt smuggling activities & other illegal avoidance of the Embargo Acts. It is signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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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



* John Adams inauguration

* Thomas Jefferson




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 th... 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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682219

Cabinet positions in Washington's new government include John Jay as first Chief Justice...

Item #682219

November 01, 1789

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1789  Near the back is a report headed: "America" which details the power of the Executive Dept. of the new federal government, including: "The Executive Power, which forms one of the branches of ours new Government...to fill the different departments are appointed as follows: Mr. Jefferson, Secretary of State; General Knox, Secre... See More  

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680619

William Cobbett's famous newspaper...

Item #680619

March 03, 1798

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 3, 1798 



* Rare 18th century American publication



This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper.

Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffer... 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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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 



* John Adams presidential election

* Thomas Jefferson as vice president




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 Represen... See More  

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677063

George Washington is elected President of the United States...

Item #677063

February 20, 1793

NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Feb. 20, 1793



* President George Washington

* Historic 2nd election victory




Nearly three-quarters of the front page is taken up with an address: "To ALEXANDER HAMILTON, Secretary of the Treasury of he United States". This is followed, on page 2, with a second analysis of America's financial situation.

But by far the most significant ite
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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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676902

Sam Adams and George Washington letters... Adams is elected President...

Item #676902

December 28, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 28, 1796  



* George Washington letter

* John Adams & Thomas Jefferson

* Presidential election




The front page has nearly a full column taken up with an Act from the Massachusetts Legislature which is signed in type: Samuel Adams. Page 2 contains a letter signed in type by the President: Geo. Washington.

Also on page 2 are the "Votes For Presid... See More  

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676901

The Presidency to change hands for the first time...

Item #676901

December 24, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 24, 1796 



* President elect John Adams

* George Washington outgoing




The front page has two Acts, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. One is for incorporating a religious society in Newburyport. The front page also has an address from the Legislature of Vermont to the President, with his gracious reply, signed in type: Go. Washington.... 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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675250

William Cobbett's famous newspaper...

Item #675250

June 12, 1797

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 12, 1797 



* Rare 18th century American publication



This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper.

Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffer... 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 



* re. Revolutionary War ending in peace



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--formal... 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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673459

Congress moves to Washington, D.C., and the first state-of-the-union address at the new Capitol...

Item #673459

December 01, 1800

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Dec. 1, 1800 



* New Federal Capital - Congress

* President John Adams

* State of the Union Address




A quite historic issue on the move of the federal capital to its new, permanent site of Washington, D.C.

The ftpg. has two Acts of Congress, one: "...appointing the time & directing the place of the next meeting of Congress...That the session ... 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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672561

Two front page Acts of Congress...

Item #672561

August 20, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 20, 1800 



* President John Adams

* Thomas Jefferson




The middle of the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, one for building or re-building of three light houses, each signed in script type by the President; John Adams, and in block type by: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.... See More  

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672559

John Adams and Thomas Jefferson...

Item #672559

August 27, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 27, 1800 



* Thomas Jefferson & John Adams' signatures

 * Turn of the 19th century original




The front page has over a column taken up with 3 Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a bit irregular at the blank spine,... See More  

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672558

Two front page John Adams signatures...

Item #672558

August 30, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 30, 1800 



* John Adams & Thomas Jefferson



Most of a front page column is taken up with an Act of Congress signed in script type by: John Adams, and in block type by: Th. Jefferson. Then a letter: "To John Adams, President of the United States" on celebrating the 4th of July, with his "Answer" signed in type: J. Adams.

Four pages,... See More  

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672549

Script signatures by President John Adams...

Item #672549

November 08, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 8, 1800  The front page contains four Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson, making this a displayable newspaper. One of the Acts is concerning the United States Mint and another rations for Indians..

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, 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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670671

William Cobbett's famous 18th century newspaper...

Item #670671

June 19, 1797

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 19, 1797 



* Rare 18th century American publication

* 4 runaway slave advertisements (lightly inked)




This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper.

Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at ... See More  

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$67.00
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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