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J. Dunlap and D.C. Claypoole (1784-1790) The Pennsylvania packet, and daily advertiser. [No. 3300 (August 28, 1789)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01129 Author/Creator: J. Dunlap and D.C. Claypoole (1784-1790) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Newspaper Date: 28 August 1789 Pagination: 4 p. ; 46.7 x 28.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Prints seventeen proposed amendments to the Constitution. Reports on activities in the House of Representatives and news from around the country and Europe. Contains many advertisements.

Background Information:

People: J. Dunlap and D.C. Claypoole, 1784-1790

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: US ConstitutionBill of RightsUS Constitutional AmendmentLawGovernment and CivicsCongressGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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