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Paul Revere, Masonic Grand Master... Frigate Constitution to be launched...
Item # 676972
September 09, 1797
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 9, 1797
* Masonic - Freemasonry - Masons
* USS Constitution to be launched
The top of page 3 has an advertisement for the "Grand Lodge" of the Masons, including an engraving of the Masonic seal, with the notice signed in type: Paul Revere, Grand Master".
Page 2 has a brief yet notable item datelined "Navy Yard, Boston" noting: "The constructor has the honor to inform his fellow citizens, that the Frigate CONSTITUTION, is to be launched into her element on Wednesday the 20th inst., at 11 o'clock." signed in type: George Claghorn.
The back page begins with a poem: "On JOHN ADAMS, President of the United States...".
Four pages, a bit of foxing, nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's