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Fenno, John (1751-1798) Gazette of the United States. [No. 55 (October 21, 1789)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08651 Author/Creator: Fenno, John (1751-1798) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper Date: 21 October 1789 Pagination: 4 p. ; 40 x 25 cm.

Summary of Content: The Declaration appears on p. 2. Printed by John Fenno. French Declaration of Rights of Man

People: Fenno, John, 1751-1798

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: French RevolutionFranceGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsCivil Rights

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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