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The President on his tour... Site for a Naval Depot...
Item # 637426
June 11, 1817
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 11, 1817 Page 2 has a report stating: "We learn the President...has appointed Com. William Bainbridge, Capt. Samuel Evans, and Capt. Oliver H. Perry, Commissioners (under a resolution of the Senate) to examine and survey this harbour and bay and the eastern entrance into Long-Island Sound, with a view to the selection of a proper site for a Naval Depot, Rendezvous and Dock-Yard..." and a bit more.
Other news includes: "President's Tour" "Spanish-American Affairs" and more.
Four pages, wear at folds causing a small hole at juncture, foxing & damp staining, & piece from bottom, blank margin.
Category: Pre-Civil War