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Warden & Russell (1784-1790) The Massachusetts Centinel. [Vol. 12, no. 27 (December 16, 1789)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05785 Author/Creator: Warden & Russell (1784-1790) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Newspaper Date: 16 December 1789 Pagination: 4 p. ; 45.8 x 26.5 cm.

Summary of Content: This document is a copy of The Massachussetts Centinel. The newspaper contains a short article concerning the ratification of the Constitution by North Carolina, headed by a woodcut cartoon of all the states, as pillars, in place, except Rhode Island. Another article criticizes Rhode Island. Another notes that people fond of the number thirteen might see Vermont brought in to reach that number. News from London, other foreign locales, and from places around the United States. Also contains ship news and advertisements.

Background Information:

People: Warden & Russell, 1784-1790

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: US ConstitutionRatificationStatehoodGovernment and CivicsGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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