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Three letters signed by George Washington...
Item # 668871 THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), August, 1789
* President George Washington
* Three signed letters
Over 5 1/2 pages on: "Observations on the Utility of funding the Public Debts of the United States". Also: "Observations on Manufacturing Sugar from the Sap of the Maple Tree" and an address to the President from the state of New York with the: "President's Answer" signed in type: George Washington; and an address of the Protestant Episcopal Church to the President, with his response signed: G. Washington; "Thoughts on the Finances & Debts of the United States"; an address by Washington College in Maryland to the President, with his response signed in type: George Washington; "Discovery of America by the Icelanders" & much more.
Near the back is "American Intelligence" which has the latest news reports, including a report from: "...Louisville, Falls of Ohio, to his friend in Pittsburg..." concerning settlements & trouble with Indians, etc.
Complete in 88 pages, 5 1/2 by 8 3/4 inches, never bound nor trimmed, no full title page, table of contents at the back, various foxing and dirtiness, worn at the margins.
This title, along with the "Columbian Magazine", has the honor of being the first successful American magazine, both published in Philadelphia. The Museum existed from January, 1787 thru the end of 1792.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's