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Fenno, John (1751-1798) Gazette of the United States. [No. XL (August 29, 1789)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03175 Author/Creator: Fenno, John (1751-1798) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper Date: 29 August 1789 Pagination: 4 p. ; 41.5 x 25 cm.

Summary of Content: Reports on the activities in the House of Representatives. Contains articles on sugaring, constitutional government, trade, and proposed constitutional amendments (preface to the Bill of Rights). Two acts passed by Congress also appear on p. 4, the first pertains to the governance of the Northwest Territory and the second provides for the payment of expenses associated with treaty negotiations with Indians and the appointment of a commissioner for managing negotiations. Contains a continuation of "The Right Constitution of a Commonwealth examined."

Background Information:

People: Fenno, John, 1751-1798

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Government and CivicsUS ConstitutionUS Constitutional AmendmentAgriculture and Animal HusbandryDiet and nutritionBill of RightsFrontiers and ExplorationNorthwest TerritoryTreatyAmerican Indian HistoryState Constitution

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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