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Two Acts of Congress signed by George Washington... Will of Ben Franklin...



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May 29, 1790

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, May 29, 1790 

* President George Washington
* Two acts of United States Congress
* Benjamin Franklin's will after death


On page 3 beneath a woodcut of an eagle and shield are: "Laws Of The United States Published By Authority" containing: "An Act to prescribe the mode in which the public Acts, Records, and Judicial Proceedings in each state...", signed in type: John Adams, George Washington & Thomas Jefferson, plus a second Act concerning regulating the processes in the Courts of the United States, also signed in type by the same three gentlemen.
Beginning on the front page and taking all of page 2 & most of page 3 are discussions from Congress during this formative year. The back page has some details about the will of Benjamin Franklin which provides some interesting information.
Also included is the conclusion of one of John Adams' Discourses on Davila (#VII), the first part of which was included in the preceding issue.
Four pages, small piece from the bottom of the blank spine margin, nice condition.

Category: American