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December 25, 1805

NEW-YORK HERALD, December 25, 1805

* Thomas McKean inauguration address

On the front page under "American Captives In Tripoli" are "Extracts from the Journal of Dr. Cowdery kept during his captivity in Tripoli".

Pg. 2 has the "Governor's Inaugural Address", signed in type: Thomas M'Kean. M'Kean was Governor of Pennsylvania.

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source: wikipedia: Thomas McKean (March 19, 1734 – June 24, 1817) was an American lawyer and politician from New Castle, Delaware, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a militia officer during the American Revolution, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, a Continental Congressman from Delaware, and the second President of the Continental Congress under the Articles of Confederation. He was at various times a member of the Federalist and Democratic-Republican Parties, who served as President of Delaware, Chief Justice of Pennsylvania, and Governor of Pennsylvania.

Category: Pre-Civil War