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June 04, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 4, 1796 

* President George Washington

Page 2 has: "A message...received from the President of the United States..." to Congress, beginning: "The measures now in operation for taking possession of the posts of Detroit and Machilimachinac..." with more, signed in type: Go. Washington.
The area of the Northwest Territory being discussed (from Detroit to Fort Michilimackinac) is current-day Michigan.
Four pages, good condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's