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George Washington & others plan the District of Columbia...

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November 03, 1790

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 3, 1790 

* Creating Washington D.C.

Page 2 has: "The Western Posts" which begins: "Those barriers of the United States are still retained by the British; and...have lately been strengthened by additional fortifications & troops..." (see). Also from Georgetown a significant report on the beginning of plans to develop the permanent site of the Federal Capital: "Last Friday arrived here from Mount Vernon, the President of the United States...set out to view the country adjacent to the river Patowmack in order to fix upon a proper situation for the Grand Columbian Federal City." (see).
Four pages, various foxing & some staining which does not deter readability, otherwise good.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's