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American Newspapers and Broadside: 1789-1835.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

American Newspapers and Broadside: 1789-1835. Including: The New-York Packet, Thursday, June 4, 1789, with news from Henry Knox at the U.S. War Office defining guidelines for the distribution of lands to soldiers who served in the Revolutionary War, those entitled including commissioned officers and the heirs of those killed in action, medical staff, non-commissioned officers, privates, and the heirs of those killed in action; a Massachusetts broadside, June 22, 1804, regarding the adoption of the newly drafted twelfth amendment to the Federal Constitution, which pertains to the make-up of the Electoral College; The United States Telegraph, Washington, D.C.: Duff Green, January 31, 1835; [and] The Army and Navy Chronicle, Washington: Benjamin Homans, September 24, 1835. (4)
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

Benjamin Homans, Duff Green, Genealogy, George Washington, Henry Knox, Homans, James Madison, Military personnel, Smallpox survivors, United States, United States Constitution, Washington, D.C.

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