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September 01, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 1, 1798 

* Gay Head Lighthouse
* Martha's Vineyard
* John Adams act of Congress


The front page features five Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: John Adams. The very first is: "An Act for Erecting a light-house at Gay-Head on Martha's Vineyard, and for other purposes." The Gay Head lighthouse is quite historic. The "other purposes" are for a lighted beacon at the port of Savannah, and a lighted beacon at the inlet of Cape Fear River, N.C.
Four pages, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 313 (released for December, 2021)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's