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Launch of the U.S. brig President Adams...



Item # 679233

August 07, 1799

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Aug. 7, 1799  Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Robespierre--The Detested", the famous name from the French Revolution.
A page 2 item from Pittsburgh has: "A new brig, the property of the United States, called President Adams, was launched on Rouge River, six miles from Detroit...She carries 18 guns & is remarkably handsome and well built."
Four pages, handsome masthead, very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 310 (released for September, 2021)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's