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Fenno, John (1751-1798) Gazette of the United States. [No. 3 (April 18, 1789-April 22, 1789)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08553 Author/Creator: Fenno, John (1751-1798) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper Date: 18 April 1789-22 April 1789 Pagination: 4 p. ; 41.7 x 25.9 cm.

Summary of Content: Issue describes Adams' s trip from Massachusetts to New York to assume the vice presidency and presidency of the Senate. Describes in detail his trip from Westchester into the city. Contains John Langdon's, president pro tempore of the Senate, speech on Adams assumption of chairmanship of the Senate. Also includes proceedings of House of Representatives (dated incorrectly as April 18, 1788) and a letter from 18 April 1780 by John Adams to a group of Amsterdam gentlemen. Also has articles on European affairs, including: the Dutch situation with Prussia and Spanish succession to King Charles IV after the death of King Charles III in 1788. Issue is has a tear halfway through the fold.

Background Information:

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

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Vice PresidentPresidentInaugurationCongressGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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