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Signed by Governor Sam Adams... Much on Washington...
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February 24, 1796
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 24, 1796
* President George Washington
* Samuel Adams
The front page has two Acts of the Massachusetts Legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams.
Page 2 includes a report on the celebration of the 65th birthday of President George Washington, as well as an account from Harvard on honoring Washington.
Another pg. 2 item: "Washington Street" mentions: "The citizens of this truly federal street noticed...at the Washington tavern--were among other toasts they gave--GEORGE WASHINGTON--The Constitution of the United States...and fired a salute of 15 guns at sunset from the artillery cast in this town by Col. Revere."
There are various other kudos to Washington for his birthday.
Four pages, various minor margin tears, mostly good condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's