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Sam Adams... Building the frigate United States...



Item # 636819

August 03, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 3, 1796 

* USS United States construction
* Samuel Adams act


The first column on the front page has an Act of the Mass. Legislature signed in type by: Samuel Adams. Page 2 has: "French Victory on the Rhine" concerning Buonaparte. Also: "Intercourse With Canada". Also a brief yet notable report from Philadelphia: "The building of the United States Frigate, now constructing in Southwark, goes on rapidly. Some progress has already been made in planking her." (see).
Four pages, a bit of light foxing, very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's