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August 23, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 23, 1800  Most  of a front page column is taken up with: "An Act to Divide the Territory of the United States North-west of the Ohio, into Two Separate Governments" which is signed in script type by the President: John Adams. This was the Act of Congress which created the Indiana Territory, with Vincennes as its capital.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, some older archival repairs to the back page spine margin, good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War