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Fenno, John (1751-1798) Gazette of the United States. [Vol. II, no. 17 (June 9, 1790)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03123 Author/Creator: Fenno, John (1751-1798) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper Date: 9 June 1790 Pagination: 4 p. ; 40.5 x 25.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Reports on Rhode Island's ratification of the Constitution, a debate on tonnage in the House of Representatives, and news from Europe. Also prints an extract from a speech to Congress by Massachusetts Governor John Hancock on the national debt, acts passed by Congress and ones still pending, and news items about appointments, slavery, and suicide. Same issue as GLC08720.01.

Background Information:

People: Fenno, John, 1751-1798

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Government and CivicsUS ConstitutionRatificationLawCommerceCongressGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyDebtEconomicsFinanceSuicideSlaveryAfrican American History

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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