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Fenno, John (1751-1798) Gazette of the United States. [No. LVII (October 28, 1789)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03173 Author/Creator: Fenno, John (1751-1798) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper Date: 28 October 1789 Pagination: 4 p. ; 41.5 x 25 cm.

Summary of Content: Prints an editorial observing that "…however various the Sentiments respecting the Merits of this System, all good men are agreed in the necessity that exists, of an Efficient Federal Government." Also includes a letter from John Adams in Amsterdam, in which he argues that no state in the American confederation would voluntarily revolt, and intelligence from London and around the United States. Notes President George Washington's upcoming visit to Massachusetts and Boston. Includes an article on paying debts, an abstract from the journal of the first session of the Senate, a report on the Treasury, and various other news items.

Background Information:

People: Fenno, John, 1751-1798
Adams, John, 1735-1826

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Government and CivicsRebellionPresidentDebtCongressUS Constitution

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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