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Sam Adams... Building the frigate United States...
Item # 665508
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 (stain here affects 4 words). 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."
Four pages, some foxing, the mentioned stain, good condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's