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Appointments to Old Ironsides and other frigates...



Item # 675252

March 21, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Mar. 21, 1798 

* United States Navy in it's infancy

The front page has a lengthy Act from Mass for "...prescribing the mode of taking Depositions and administering Oaths and Affirmations." signed by the governor Increase Sumner.
More notable is a page 2 list of: "Naval Appointments" for the first three frigates of the U.S. Navy: United States, Constitution, and Constellation.
Four pages, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 309 (released for August, 2021)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's