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Fenno, John (1751-1798) Gazette of the United States. [No. 4 (April 22-April 25, 1789)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08723 Author/Creator: Fenno, John (1751-1798) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper Date: 25 April 1789 Pagination: 4 p. : newspaper ; 41.5 x 25.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Relates the details of George Washington's arrival in New York City preceding his first inaugural address, delivered 30 April 1789. Includes a printed version of debates in the House of Representatives regarding the article of tonnage. Contains foreign and domestic news, as well as public announcements.

People: Fenno, John, 1751-1798
Washington, George, 1732-1799

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary WarPresidentInaugurationGovernment and CivicsCongressLawCommerceGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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