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Frigate Constellation protecting our shores...

Item # 668935

August 01, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 1, 1798  Page 2 has: "Constellation Frigate, Or, Notice for French Pirates" which has: "The U.S. frigate Constellation...is now off our bar...to cruise along our southern coast for the protection of the American trade & the punishment of French insolence...".
Also a letter to the President from officers at Salisbury, North Carolina, concerning the troubles with France, followed by his response signed: John Adams.
Four pages, handsome masthead, minor foxing to an upper corner, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's