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668791

Very first Act of Congress... An ad for the "President's household"...

Item #668791

June 06, 1789

THE NEW YORK PACKET, June 6, 1789 



* 1st United States Congress - very first act of Congress

* Ad - Samuel Fraunces is the steward of the 1st President's (George & Martha Washington's) Household




The front page has an advertisement headed: "The President's Household" reading: "Whereas all servants and others, employed to procure provisions or supplies for ... See More  

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664355

Death of Martha Washington...

Item #664355

June 01, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, June 1, 1802 



* Martha Washington death

* Mount Vernon




Inside under "The Knell" is a brief yet very notable death report: "At Mount Vernon, on the 22d ult. Mrs. Martha Washington, relict of the late illustrious Gen. George Washington."

Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 inches, an old tape mend to an unrelated page,... See More  

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652848

Martha Washington arrives in New York...

Item #652848

May 28, 1789

THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, May 28, 1789 



* Martha Washington's journey

* 1st First Lady joining the President




Page 2 has reporting of: "Congressional Intelligence" from the early months of the new federal government. Also a report beginning: "Yesterday arrived in this City from Mount Vernon, Mrs. WASHINGTON, the amiable consort of the President of the U. States.... See More  

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646429

Death of Martha Washington...

Item #646429

June 01, 1802

NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, June 1, 1802 



* Martha Washington death

* Mount Vernon




The top of page 3 has a nice, decoratively bordered report headed: "DIED, At Mount Vernon, on the 22nd last, Mrs. Martha Washington" and the text beginning: "widow of the late General George Washington. Composure & resignation were uniformly displayed during seventeen days of depre... See More  

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644675

Eskimoes... Early print of the Merrimac...

Item #644675

February 23, 1856

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Feb. 23, 1856  The front page has a print of: "The New U.S. Steam Frigate Merrimac on Her Trial Trip". This was the ship that would ultimately be scuttled by the U.S. Navy with the outbreak of the Civil War, and they resurrected by the Confederate Navy & converted to an iron-clad & be involved in the very famous battle with... See More  

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637491

Death of Martha Washington...

Item #637491

June 01, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, June 1, 1802  Inside under "The Knell" is a brief yet very notable death report: "At Mount Vernon, on the 22d ult. Mrs. Martha Washington, relict of the late illustrious Gen. George Washington."

Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, great condition.

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600499

Eskimoes... Early print of the Merrimac...

Item #600499

February 23, 1856

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Feb. 23, 1856  The front page has a print of: "The New U.S. Steam Frigate Merrimac on Her Trial Trip". This was the ship that would ultimately be scuttled by the U.S. Navy with the outbreak of the Civil War, and they resurrected by the Confederate Navy & converted to an iron-clad & be involved in the very famous battle with... See More  

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177194
Item #177194

March 21, 1903

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 21, 1903  Front page illustration Henrik Ibsen; Humor and Life in La Guayra; Wireless Telegraphy in the Next War; The Stanford Memorial Church; "Binding the Bargain"; The New Hotel for Women in New York ("Martha Washington"); Domestic Relations of Automobiles; and other news and advertisements of the day.

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173072

George Washington Statue...

Item #173072

March 02, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1867. Full front pg. illus. of "Equestrian Statue of Washington, Union Square, New York." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Martha Washington." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Washington's Head Quarters at Newburg." Vertical 1/2 pg. of "The Disaster at Regent's Park, London-Rescuing the Skaters from the Broken Ice." Full pg. i... See More  

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174020

New York Academy of Music...

Item #174020

March 25, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 25, 1876  Full front-page Thomas Nast: 'Fixing Things - A Proper Steering Apparatus Found'.  This print includes "The New Democratic Slate...  For President, Jefferson Davis, of the South, For Vice-President, Fernando Wood, of the North."; Full-page: 'The Martha Washington Reception, New York Academy of Music'; ... See More  

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174332

Academy of Music, New York City...

Item #174332

March 15, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 15, 1879  Full ftpg. by Th. Nast: 'Coming Back to Mother England's Apron Strings'. Halfpg: 'Indian Chief Having His Hair Dressed' & 'Across the Missouri by Rail, at Bismarck, Dakota Terr.' Fullpg. Nast: 'A Matter of Taste'. There is a full page print: "The Martha Washington Reception, Academy of Music, New York-... See More  

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