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J. Dunlap and D.C. Claypoole (1784-1790) The Pennsylvania packet, and daily advertiser. [No. 2939 (July 4, 1788)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02432 Author/Creator: J. Dunlap and D.C. Claypoole (1784-1790) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Newspaper Date: 4 July 1788 Pagination: 4 p. ; 47 x 29 cm.

Summary of Content: Prints a description of the order and accoutrements of a procession in honor of the establishment of the Constitution. Articles on commerce and foreign intelligence. Contains news from Europe and around the country and many advertisements. Prints a notice from the Philadelphia Board of Commissioners reminding merchants of recently enacted regulations on street vending. Pages have separated and are no longer bound together.

Background Information:

People: J. Dunlap and D.C. Claypoole, 1784-1790
Dunlap, John, 1747-1812
Claypoole, David C., ca. 1757-1849

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: US ConstitutionGovernment and CivicsHolidays and CelebrationsCommerceMerchants and TradeGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyLaw

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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