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From the early months of our federal government...

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July 11, 1789

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, NY, July 11, 1789  

* From the 1st year of George Washington's presidency
* United States government (Congress) in it's infancy

Page 2 has much on an oration delivered by the Reverend William Rogers before the Penna. State Society of the Cincinnati, and: "...Towards the close of the oration, Mr. Rogers...observed...to blazon the merits of our illustrious Washington, the admired President of these United States--Whom God long preserve! In this short petition every tongue is ready to shout Amen!..." with a bit more.
Page 3 has a: "Sketch of Proceedings of Congress" providing some interesting inside into the founding days of our national government (see for portions). Page 3 also has some mention of the President, & notes that: "...thanks to kind Providence, is now restored to his usual health."
Pages 3 also has an article on celebrations of the: "Anniversary of Independence". The back page includes a continued article: "An Essay on Free Trade & Finances".
Four pages, archival strengthening at the blank spine, nice condition.

 This famous newspaper was the mouthpiece of the new federal government, and almost all pronouncements from Congress & the President appeared in this newspaper first.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's