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On Washington retiring from public office...
Item # 676904
January 14, 1797
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 14, 1797
* President George Washington
* End of his illustrious career
The ftpg. has: "Summary of the Points of the Debates in Congress on the Answer to the President's Address" referring to Washington's last state-of-the-union address. It begins: "On one side, it was openly declared that they did not regret the President was going to retire...".
Page 2 has a report from "Virginia" concerning: "...a late meeting, chose a respectable committee to address the President of the United States on his determination to retire from office, to express their extreme regret..." and more. This is followed by the response of the President signed in type: Go. Washington.
Four pages, very nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's