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Recruitment ad for joining the U.S. military...



Item # 683819

June 05, 1799

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 5, 1799  

* From the year of George Washington's death

Page 2 has a letter from Lord Nelson to his wife. Page 3 also has a very nice recruitment ad for the military headed: "ATTENTION ! " "To all who properly estimate the Independence of America, love its Constitution, and are willing to defend its Government & Laws, in the station of Soldiers, an opportunity now presents." following which are the enticements for joining the military.
Three back page runaway rewards ads, two are "One Cent Reward" ads, another for a "...Negro Boy named Kit..." all with various details.
Four pages, small rubbing hole tp the top quadrant of the front leaf, some foxing, good condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's