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Funeral ceremonies for George Washington...



Item # 669374

January 13, 1800

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Jan. 13, 1800  All four pages have wide, black mourning rules for the death of George Washington.
Nearly half of page 3 was taken up with content relating to the funeral of Washington, beginning with a great graphic of a funeral urn headed: "Sacred To The Memory of WASHINGTON". The text begins: "On Thursday last, the tribute of municipal affection was paid to the memory of the Father of our Country. A procession formed..." followed by much detail of the procession which takes the balance of the first column.
There is also a "Hymn" in his honor, and an "Ode" regarding Washington. The back page has a nice: "Tribute Of Respect To General George Washington" as well.
Four pages, binding indents at the blank spine not close to any text, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 301 (released for December, 2020)...

Category: Pre-Civil War