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Thrilled to meet George Washington...

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November 21, 1798


* President George Washington
* Fountain Inn - Baltimore visit
* Captain William Bryden owned

Page 2 has an item from Norfolk: "The trial of the ship Niger, captured some time ago by the United States frigate Constitution...after a long hearing she was liberated...".
An item from Baltimore has: "This morning arrived in town, Lieutenant General Washington. He left Spurrier's pretty early & alighted at Bryden's hotel...a large concourse of spectators who thronged around him, again to behold at once the venerable...commander in chief of America..." with much more.
The back page has a full column "Act to Prevent Persons Cursing and Searing" in Massachusetts.
Four pages, small rubbing hole in the top quadrant of the front leaf, otherwise nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's