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Sam Adams and George Washington letters... Adams is elected President...



Item # 676902

December 28, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 28, 1796  

* George Washington letter
* John Adams & Thomas Jefferson
* Presidential election


The front page has nearly a full column taken up with an Act from the Massachusetts Legislature which is signed in type: Samuel Adams. Page 2 contains a letter signed in type by the President: Geo. Washington.
Also on page 2 are the "Votes For President, &c." being a list of the electoral votes for each state. It shows Adams with 71 votes, Pinckney with 52 and Jefferson with 44.
Page 3 has: "The election of Mr. Adams to the Presidency of the United States is confirmed..." with more.
Four pages, very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's