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Adams' Proclamation concerning silver coinage...
Item # 669100
August 16, 1797
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Aug. 16, 1797
* President John Adams proclamation 7
* Notice of Commencement of Minting U.S. Coins
Printed by Isaiah Thomas, arguably the most famous printer in 18th century America.
The back page has a half column: "Proclamation" signed in type by the President: John Adams, concerning the regulating of foreign silver coins & the issues of the same by the U.S. Mint. The front page has several letters "From the Secretary of State Mr. Monroe".
Four pages, handsome masthead, minor rubbing at folds, good condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's