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Appropriations for the support of the military in 1799...



Item # 662043

October 02, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 2, 1799 

* Military support act
* President John Adams


The front page has: "An ACT making appropriations for the support of the military establishment, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine...", signed in script type: John Adams. There is also: "An ACT vesting the power of retaliation, in certain cases, in the President of the United States...", also signed in script type: John Adams.
Page 2 has an interesting report: "Gen. Dearborn of Massachusetts, arrived a few days ago at Shell Castle, with the frames of the Light-House, which the care of the Federal Government has undertaken to direct Cape Hatteras, and the Beacon which was to be placed at Shell-Castle..." with more.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's