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Raid on Camp St. Clair...... On building the new federal capital...
Item # 660460
December 19, 1792
THE FEDERAL GAZETTE & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 19, 1792
* St. Clair's defeat - Northwest Indian War
* Planning on building the Capitol building
Page 3 has several correspondences concerning the Northwest Indian War, more specifically the raid on Camp St. Clair.
The front page is filled with ads including 5 illustrated ship ads. Also on the ftpg. is an ad headed: "City of Washington" concerning the early building of the future capital, beginning: "The Commissioners of the Federal Buildings will contract for the following quantity of best yellow pine flooring plank..." with various details. Other building items mentioned as well. A neat ad noting the very beginning of building of the nation's capital.
Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, great condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's