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Fenno, John (1751-1798) Gazette of the United States. [Vol. 4, no. 58 (December 19, 1792)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03124 Author/Creator: Fenno, John (1751-1798) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Newspaper Date: 19 December 1792 Pagination: 4 p. : newspaper ; 42.2 x 26 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed by William Tudor in the upper left corner (possibly Colonel William Tudor, Secretary of State 1809-1810). Includes a proclamation issued by George Washington, stating that "certain lawless and wicked persons, of the western frontier, in the state of Georgia, did lately invade, burn and destroy, a town belonging to the Cherokee nation ... such outrageous conduct not only violates the rights of humanity, but also endangers the public peace." Offers a reward for apprehension of the criminals. Contains articles regarding foreign and domestic affairs.

Background Information:

People: Fenno, John, 1751-1798
Tudor, William, 1750-1819
Washington, George, 1732-1799

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: American Indian HistoryWartime Pillaging and DestructionFrontiers and ExplorationMilitary HistoryPresidentPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsFinanceCriminals and Outlaws

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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