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Four script signatures of John Adams... Frigate "Constitution"...
Item # 676959
August 09, 1797
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 9, 1797
* President John Adams
* 4 Acts of Congress signed
* USS Constitution under construction
The full first column of the front page has four Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by the President: John Adams.
Also, page 2 has a letter signed in block type by the President: John Adams. Page 2 also has an update on "Naval Articles" which notes the "Constitution" is still being built and should be launched soon, and that Capt. M'Rea has been appointed to command the marines on the frigate 'United States'.
Four pages, minor loss to a blank corner, nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's