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Buonaparte's Proclamation... On the Quasi-War...
Item # 686888
February 13, 1799
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 13, 1799 The front page and a few items inside relate to the tensions between the U.S. and France, relating to what would be called the Quasi-War.
Page 2 includes: "Buonaparte's Proclamation" concerning the assassination of a French aid de camp, noting: "...they should be brought as hostages to Cairo. The town shall be pillaged and no house left standing..." signed in type: Buonaparte.
Four pages, some minor margin tears, nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's