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Death of George Washington's mother...



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September 09, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 9, 1789

* Mary Ball Washington death
* President's G.W.'s mother


Pages 2 & 3 contain reports from the: "Proceedings in the House of Representatives of the United States", this being the founding year of the federal government. 
Page 3 has an inconspicuous yet significant report: "Died--At Fredericksburg, Mrs. Washington, mother of the President of the United States."
Also, discussion on: "...the business of a permanent residence...there is a majority against moving from New York...the North East banks of the Susquehanna be the spot for the permanent seat of the General Government...The Virginia & some other southern members were earnest for the banks of the Potowmack...".
Four pages, very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's